Creating a clipping mask


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Creating a clipping mask

With this movie, I would like to show you a great technique for creating some interesting frame effects. This can be done by grouping image layers together into what's known as a clipping mask. I'm currently in the Adobe Bridge application and I'm viewing the exercise files folders. What I would like to do is scroll down here in the Content panel and double-click on the Chapter12 folder. Then I would like to double- click on the Tarpon_boats_04 image, in order to open that up in the Elements' Editing workspace. All right, so what we have here is a picture of a very old boat, you can see it's got lots of rust stains on it, it's looking grungy and I would actually like to use this particular image in order to place it into a grunge type of frame. Okay something that sort of matches the content of this image and I'd like to do so using a clipping mask.

So the first thing that we need to do in order to create this type of effect is remove the image from the backgr...

Creating a clipping mask
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Creating a clipping mask provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ted LoCascio as part of the Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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