Creating and Editing Shape or Draw Masks in Final Cut Pro
Learn to create simple or complex shape masks, add and adjust points in a mask, and animate masks in Final Cut Pro.
114. How to Create Simple Shape Masks in Final Cut Pro
Wondering how you can create "Windows" or chop off pieces of one piece of footage to let other clips show through underneath? In Final Cut Pro, a simple shape mask can help you! In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to find the Shape Mask effect,
and how to use the on screen controls to edit it.
115. How to Create Complex Masks with the Draw Mask Effect in Final Cut Pro
Shape masks are great if you want an oval or rectangular selection for your mask in Final Cut Pro, but what if you need to mask out something a bit more complicated? You'll want to use the Draw Mask effect. In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to
locate and use the Draw Mask effect to create complex masks.
116. How to Add Control Points to Complex Masks in Final Cut Pro
You might know how to create a mask in Final Cut Pro, but how do you edit one? There are so many ways, but in this video tutorial, we'll focus on how to add new control points to your mask!
117. How to Move Control Points in Final Cut Pro
Added a mask but not sure how to move or adjust the control points? In this quick tutorial, we’ll cover all the basics to moving your control points using both the on-screen and inspector controls. Follow along and you’ll be fitting your mask perfectly
in no time!
118. How to Edit Bezier Control Points in Final Cut Pro
Excuse our French, but we’re going over Bezier control points today! Not sure what these are or how to use them? We’ll cover everything you need to know about editing Bezier curves in Final Cut Pro.
119. How to Edit B-Spline Control Points in Final Cut Pro
B-Spline curves are similar to Bezier curves but offer a smoother overall shape. Not sure how to use B-Spline control points? Don’t worry, we’ll cover everything you need to know about using B-Spline controls in Final Cut Pro.
120. All About Mask Controls in Final Cut Pro
Getting that perfect shape for your masks can be a bit daunting at first. In this video, we’ll cover all the inspector controls for both shape masks and draw masks. Follow along and you’ll know everything you need to know to adjust your masks in Final
121. How to Animate a Mask in Final Cut Pro
Tired of your boring old mask? Well, did you know that you can animate your masks to create some cool effects? In this quick tutorial, we'll go over how to add keyframes to animate your masks in Final Cut Pro.