Creating simple masks


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Creating simple masks

So before I show you how to create a simple mask, it's obviously kind of important to understand exactly what a mask is. The best analogy I can think of sort of like when you were a kid and your mom would roll out sugar cookie dough and you take the cookie cutters and cut them out of the dough. That's sort of how a mask works. It's used the exact same way in video. You just create a shape and it cuts that shape out of the image. For this example, I want to tone this background down a little bit more and blend it into some of the other pictures that are lying underneath. So to see that, press F5 on your keyboard to open the Project pane, and let's open the Background layer under the Imagine_Board and we'll see we have our Glass layer.

Go and turn-off the Visibility so we can see the layers underneath of a Sky layer and this background Canyon Rocks layer. Let's leave the Sky layer off for right now and turn the Glass layer back on and that's starting to look a littl...

Creating simple masks
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Creating simple masks provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 4 Essential Training

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