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Chapter 9. Masking Effects > A Simple Spotlight Mask

A Simple Spotlight Mask

The spotlight effect is the classic effect people show when they are trying to demonstrate masking. Creating a spotlight effect involves nothing more than doing the following:

  • Placing the graphic you want to affect on a layer

  • Creating a spotlight by tweening a shape on the layer above the graphic

  • Making the layer with the tween a mask layer


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