A powerful way of creating secondary color corrections in Apple's Final Cut Pro X is by combining shapes and color masks. This allows you to isolate very specific changes within a given shot. In this video, author Nick Harauz walks you through how to create isolated changes by combining shape and color masks.
- [Instructor] So combining shapes and masks…is a extremely powerful way of…performing secondary color correction…and allowing you to isolate very specific changes…within a given shot.…So let's look at one way that we can do that…on the first clip.…Here in the Chapter 4.4 project that you can find…in your Projects eEvent in your Chapter 4 folder,…what I am going to do is first of all,…select this clip here in the timeline,…the first one, by pressing the c key.…And let's press Command + 6 to make sure that we're…in the Color Inspector.…
To make an adjustment, the correction I'm going to use…happens to be the Color Wheels,…and with the Color wheels, we'll head here to our area…where we can add a Color Mask or a Shape Mask.…And I'll click down here and add a Color Mask.…Here, with the Color Mask added,…I'm going to select this hue…that we've done in the previous movies,…I'm going to click and drag out,…can see there that I get most of the red here in the image.…I'll click on an area that I didn't quite get…those pixels that I'm wanting to,…
Note: This version covers the October 2018 update to Final Cut Pro X, including new features such as the comparison view, auditions, compound clips, Photoshop LUTs, exporting to Resolve, and more.
- Using and customizing a color correction workspace
- Making basic corrections
- Previewing adjustments with auditions
- Fixing white balance
- Color matching shots
- Adjusting curves
- Creating a secondary color selection
- Combining shape and color masks
- Applying creative looks with color correction presets
- Creating lookup tables (LUTs) in Photoshop
- Applying filmic looks and effects
- Working with HDR video
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Evaluating and Adjusting Images
2. Making Basic Corrections
3. Working with Curves
Adjusting curves7m 51s
4. Making Secondary Corrections
5. Making Creative Corrections
6. Working with Raw Video
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