Using the Effects Mask tool


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Using the Effects Mask tool

So, what if you had an interview such as the one we have here and you want to apply a mask on her face? You've seen it on TV before where they have some kind of a key witness to the murder or some celebrity that's cheating on another one and you want to mask them so you don't know exactly who it is. So, that's pretty easy to do here in Elements. Let's take a look how. So, I have this clip-- I'll just show you a little bit--- of her talking, and I want to mask her. I don't want anyone knowing who she is. So, I can right-click here on the clip, go down, remember our right-click menu, and down here it says Effects Mask, and I'm going to Apply. And what that does is it creates a duplicate of the clip, just the video only, on another layer above, and now this box here, whatever I choose to put behind it is going to be masked.

So, let's go up here, and I want to make sure I cover her face. That's looking pretty good. Let me just scroll through this, and tha...

Using the Effects Mask tool
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Using the Effects Mask tool provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by David Basulto as part of the Premiere Elements 10 Essential Training

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Video
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Premiere Elements
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