Learn about how to make more complex selections involving difficult areas, like hair strands.
- [Narrator] So in the previous movie,…we refined a selection and we output that to a layer mask.…So what is a layer mask?…Well, here's one down here in the layers panel.…It's attached to the current layer here…and you can see there's a whole lot of black in there…with some areas of white.…And here's a simple rhyme for you to remember,…black to conceal, white to reveal.…So wherever in the mask there is white,…you can see the content of the layer.…
Wherever there is black, it's obscured, 'kay?…You can even paint inside the mask.…The only thing you need to be aware of is to make sure…that it's highlighted like so with these borders.…You see if I click on the layer,…if I painted now, that paint would add to the layer.…If I click on the mask, then I'm working in the mask.…If I just get my brush tool here, B for the brush tool.…I'm just going to choose a really simple brush…from up at the top here.…Yours might vary from what I've got here.…I choose a brush here…and you can change your size either with this selector here…
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