The Mask tool lets you paint a selection on parts of the mesh to be unaffected by other brushes. The mask values are shown as gray-scale. I.e. the darker a masked area is, the less effect sculpting on it will have. See also the options of the Mask menu.
- Mask Tool
The mask brush has two modes:
- Smooth Shift
Pressing Shift with the mask brush active will toggle the mask smoothing mode.