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Creating and Using Masks in Adobe Flash Professional CC

Contents

  1. Define the Mask layer
  2. Create the Masked layer
  3. See the effects of the Mask

Article Description

Learn to work with masks in Adobe Flash Professional CC, including defining the mask layer, creating the masked layer, and seeing the effects of the mask.

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Create the Masked layer

Create the Masked layer

The Masked layer is always under the Mask layer.

  1. Click the New Layer button, or choose Insert > Timeline > Layer.
  2. A new layer appears.

  3. Rename the layer fiery effect.
  4. Drag the fiery effect layer under the Mask layer so that it becomes indented.
  5. The fiery effect layer becomes a Masked layer, paired with the Mask layer above it. Any content in the Masked layer will be masked by the layer above it.

  6. Choose File > Import > Import to Stage, and select fire.jpg from the 05Start folder.
  7. The bitmap image of fire appears on the Stage, and the words appear over the image.

3. See the effects of the Mask | Next Section Previous Section