Menu Mask

This menu contains functions for painting with a drawing mask. A mask will protect pixels from being modified. It can also be used to exclude pixels when capturing a brush. You can define a mask per pixel or based on color definitions (stencil).

Select all

Includes all pixels in the mask. This way all pixels can be modified.

Select none

Excludes all pixels in the mask. This way no pixel can be modified.

Mask transparent Area/Background

Excludes all pixels that are fully transp

arent or use the project background color.

Invert Selection

Pixels that are included in the mask will be excluded and vice versa.

Show Mask Selection Area

Displays black/white lines at the borders between masked and unmasked pixels.

Load/Save Stencil

File input/output for stencil settings.

Create Mask by Drawing

This option just selects the paint mode "Selection" to let you draw the mask using all drawing tools. You can activate this mode temporarily by holding the "E" key and start drawing. If you just tip the "E" key shortly then you can select/deselect colors that are to be masked.

Related topics

Alpha Primer

Last modified: 17 March 2017