Learn how to use the shape tools to create masks that reveal, hide, or manipulate a specific area or portion of your composition.
  1. In Adobe After Effects CC, select a layer, then choose a Shape tool.
  2. Click and drag over a portion of the comp to create a mask.
  3. Use the Selection tool to select the mask and reposition it.
  4. Click the Mask layer to adjust the path, feather, opacity and expansion values.
11/29/2018

Contributors: Infinite Skills, Jeff Sengstack

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