October 28, 2017
Here’s a super simple and fast way to add a pixelated mask to your subject.
Whether you’re hiding sensitive information or protecting someone’s identity, using a pixelates mask is the classic way to go about doing it. If you’ve never gone through the process before, our own Jason Boone shows you how to apply and animate masks in this tutorial for PremiumBeat. The best part about it all is that the entire process, from start to finish, is going to take you less than five minutes. Check it out below:
In the past, applying a mask and then tracking it with your subject’s movements in the frame was a tedious undertaking, requiring you to add keyframe after keyframe after keyframe while tracking your subject yourself. But the Mask tool is incredibly powerful and allows you to use the Mask Path option to make this process nearly automatic.
As you can see in the tutorial, it’s just a matter of: