Using the Preserve Transparency control


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Using the Preserve Transparency control

As we move on up the ladder of layer concepts, we find ourselves on the rung known as Preserve Transparency. Now Preserve Transparency is kind of a geeky sounding word but it's actually a very useful tool and one way I often describe it as is a poor man's mask. It's a really cool way to do some masking work without even having to think in terms of mask because that's yet another rung on the layers ladder that sometimes gets a little challenging for folks. So I'm going to show you, what I called poor man's masking here.

I am going to start and create a new layer and I'm just going to draw just a simple shape here, just kind of a star element with the brush. So the idea here is just to get something on this layer, okay. I have done that and you will notice over in the Layers palette, just above Pick Up Underlying Color, there is another possible checkbox, which is Preserve Transparency. I am going to go ahead and enable that now and we are going to get a very di...

Using the Preserve Transparency control
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Using the Preserve Transparency control provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Painter 11 Essential Training

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Design
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