23 March 2009
This article assumes that you have prior experience working with Fireworks.
Masking allows you to block out part of an underlying image as you work on your design. For example, if you paste a shape as a mask on top of a photograph, all areas outside the shape disappear as if cropped, showing only the part of the picture inside it.
This presentation shows you how to create a banner ad for Double Identity, a fictitious movie. I work with different bitmap objects that have been masked and apply different masking techniques to produce a professional end result.