Learning from channels in Photoshop


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Learning from channels in Photoshop

Before we actually go to the steps of creating an opacity mask inside of Illustrator, I thought it would be helpful to first get a better understanding of how channels work inside of Photoshop, and also how layer masks work inside of Photoshop. Now if don't have Photoshop open right now, that's quite all right. I'm just going to give you a basic overview of some of these settings. In reality, if you want to learn everything there is to know about channels inside of Photoshop, definitely check out Channels and Masks by Deke McClelland. But for now I just want to cover some basic concepts.

Really, if you want to think about it, it's just about making selections inside of Photoshop. Let me explain to you what I mean and this is all going to make a lot of sense when we apply this knowledge to working with opacity masks back inside o Illustrator. Right now I have this file opened up. it's called glories.psd, and it's a regular plain file with no opacity in it whatsoever....

Learning from channels in Photoshop
Video duration: 7m 20s 2h 50m Intermediate

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Learning from channels in Photoshop provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Seeing Through Transparency

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Design
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Illustrator
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