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Introduction To Masking

Welcome to Expert Masking in After Effects, a course that shows you the most essential skill for an After Effects user. Draw complex shapes quickly and animate them easily so you can apply effects only to the parts of the image that you want to change.

1.Welcome
1 lesson, 02:13

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1.1
Introduction To Masking
02:13

2.Drawing Masks
4 lessons, 34:54

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2.1
Pen Tool Basics
07:39

2.2
Drawing Curved Lines
07:36

2.3
Modifying Masks
08:26

2.4
Advanced Mask Drawing
11:13

3.Creative Masking
3 lessons, 21:38

3.1
Creating Masks From Paths
08:13

3.2
Combining Masks
07:02

3.3
Drawing With Shapes
06:23

4.Mask Feathering
3 lessons, 21:30

4.1
Feathering Your Mask
06:32

4.2
Variable Mask Feathering
09:24

4.3
Inner and Outer Feathering
05:34

5.Animating Masks
3 lessons, 27:00

5.1
Rough Mask Animation
11:10

5.2
Animated Feathering
09:43

5.3
Advanced Mask Animation
06:07

6.Automated Masking
3 lessons, 28:57

6.1
Introduction To Rotobrush
11:32

6.2
Advanced Rotobrush
09:33

6.3
Expert Masking With Mocha
07:52


Christopher Kenworthy (born 1968) is an Australian writer and former film director. He is the author of two novels, The Winter Inside and The Quality of Light for Serpent's Tail, along with a short story collection, Will You Hold Me? and the chapbook Sullom Hill. His fiction has been widely praised by authors such as Michael Moorcock, and anthologised in books such as The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. Born in Preston, England, he moved to Australia in 1997 and began a directing career which lasted until 2013. His Master Shots books are best-sellers for Michael Wiese Books. He is the director of The Sculptor. He won the Award For Directing (WA Screen Awards) in 2007. He directed many music videos, including Dreaming Light for Anathema (band).
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