Applying a clipping mask


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Applying a clipping mask

In this movie, we're going to add a wood grain texture to our picture frame. And we'll do so by taking advantage of what's known as a clipping mask. I'm going start things off by showing you, yet another way to move an image into a layered composition. You have seen drag and drop, here's my favorite technique of all. Make sure that one of your selection tools is active so either one of the Marquee tools, one of the Lasso tools, the Quick Selection tool. And then, right-click inside the image window and choose the Duplicate Layer command.

You can also choose this command from the Layers menu. Then inside the Duplicate Layer dialog box, change the Document Setting to the Layered Composition, Initial picture frame.psd in our case, and then click OK. Now you won't see anything happen inside the image we are working on. You'll have to switch back to the composition and there's your new layer. Obviously, we've got a problem; the layer came in vertically inste...

Applying a clipping mask
Video duration: 3m 58s 7h 45m Beginner Updated Sep 17, 2014

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Applying a clipping mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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