Shows how to select hair—down to the individual strands—and composite portraits against new backgrounds.
Explores blending options in Photoshop and shows how to use them to create sophisticated effects and seamless compositions.
Shows how to make selections, refine the selections with masks, and then combine them in new ways.
Alpha channels are used to build transitional blended layers, fashion a depth map, and make edge adjustments.
Breaks down complex techniques for using alpha channels to maximize results in Photoshop.
A comprehensive lesson in alpha channels, which inform almost every aspect of Photoshop.