Motion 5 - Using Masks with Particle Systems

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Using Masks with Particle Systems

As shown in the following images, you can apply masks to the cell source of a particle
emitter. The effect of the mask on the cell source is carried through to the emitted particles.

Original source layer

Bezier mask applied
to source layer

Resulting particle system


Chapter 14

Working with Particles

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You can also apply masks to the emitter object itself.

Rectangle mask (inverted)
applied to the emitter object

For more information on working with masks, see

Masking a Layer or Group