Line Mask



Sculpt Mode


Toolbar ‣ Line Mask

This tool creates a Mask based on plan determined by the camera view and a drawn line. The masked region of the mesh is visualized by the shaded side of the line.

Tool Settings

Front Faces Only

Only creates a mask on the front side of faces.

Limit to Segment

Apply the gesture action only to the area that is contained within the segment without extending its effect to the entire line.


  1. Orient the 3D Viewport to define the local view plane to use for the mask.

  2. LMB and hold while moving the cursor to define the line to pick a region of the view plane to mask.

  3. Release LMB to confirm.


Flip F

Changes the side of the line that the tool creates a mask.

Snap Ctrl

Constrains the rotation of the line to 15 degree intervals.

Move Ctrl-Spacebar

Changes the location of the line.