Hopefully you are already familiar with masking in Photoshop. (You aren't? Check out section 12 of the free library. ) But one type of mask that's commonly avoided by illustrators is the 'vector mask'. I personally avoided it for years. But it's a great tool! In this video I'll introduce you to your new favorite type of mask, and in the next few videos we'll practice our vector skills to take full advantage of it's power.