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Mask Tools for Blender is a powerful feature that allows users to selectively apply changes to specific areas of their 3D models or images. With the help of masks, artists can define and isolate certain regions, such as faces, objects, or backgrounds, and apply different effects or modifications only to those areas.
This toolset includes features like masking brushes, which enable artists to paint directly onto the model or image to create detailed and precise masks. Additionally, there are options to invert masks, feather edges, and adjust opacity, providing flexibility in the control over the masked areas. Mask Tools opens up a world of creative possibilities, facilitating the creation of intricate and realistic visual effects in Blender.
Features of Mask Tools
- Masking Brushes: Blender provides a range of dedicated brushes for painting masks directly onto the 3D models or images. These brushes allow for precise and detailed control over the masking process.
- Mask Editing: The software enables users to modify and refine masks through various edit modes, providing options to tweak the shape, size, and position of masks accurately.
- Mask Inversion: Users can invert masks easily, which is particularly useful when they want to apply changes to the areas outside the initially masked regions.
- Feathering: Blender allows artists to feather the edges of masks, creating smooth transitions between the masked and unmasked areas. This feature helps achieve seamless integration of modified regions with the rest of the scene.
- Opacity Adjustment: The ability to adjust the opacity of masks gives artists more control over the intensity of modifications applied to the masked regions. This allows for subtle blending or more pronounced visual effects.
- Mask Compositing: Blender’s mask tools enable the combination of multiple masks, allowing artists to create complex and layered masking effects. This feature is particularly useful when working with intricate scenes or when different masks need to be combined intelligently.
Mask Tools System requirements
- 64-bit dual-core 2Ghz CPU with SSE2 support
- 4 GB RAM
- 1280 × 768 screen
- Mouse, touchpad or pen + tablet
- Graphics card with 1 GB RAM, OpenGL 3.3
- Blender version 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6
Mask Tools Free Download
Mask Tools v2.0
How to install Mask Tools
- Install Blender First
- Open the software, click Edit (EDIT) → Preference → Plug-in (Aadd-ONS) → Install
- Restart Blender, you can see the installed plug -in in the file → user settings → plug -in