7 Working with Masks

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Create a mask using the Pen tool.

  • Change a mask’s mode.

  • Edit a mask shape by controlling vertices and direction handles.

  • Feather a mask edge.

  • Replace the contents of a mask shape.

  • Adjust the position of a layer in 3D space to blend it with the rest of a shot.

  • Create a reflection effect.

  • Modify a mask using the Mask Feather tool.

  • Create a vignette.


This lesson will take about an hour to complete. If you haven’t already done so, download the project files for this lesson from www.adobepress.com/AfterEffectsCIB2020, following the instructions in the ...

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