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Anime Studio™ 6: The Official Guide by Kelly L. Murdock

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Working with Masks

The options for specifying a layer mask are contained in the Masking panel of the Layer Settings dialog box, as shown in Figure 23.3. Masking will only work across layers that are contained within the same group layer. To make a layer a sublayer of the group layer, simply drag and drop the layer onto the group layer in the Layers palette. You can learn more about the various masking options in Chapter 4.

Figure 23.3. Masking panel.

Masks are useful if you want to confine the display of a layer’s object to a specific region. The classic example of masking is to use masks to create a set of eyeballs. If you have separate sublayers ...

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