Blending inside a clipping mask


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Blending inside a clipping mask

In this movie, I'll show you how to blend clipped layers. Specifically, we'll be blending the wood grain with the frame that encloses it. I'm going to click on the wood grain layer to make it active and then I'm going to change its mode from Normal, once again to Multiply, so that we use the wood grain to darken the contents of the frame layer. And you can see that we get this interesting interaction between the grain and the artwork. That's a little bit too much, so I'd like to see the grain not only in the light portions of the artwork, but in the dark areas as well.

So I'm going to make a copy of this wood grain layer and adjust its blending settings. Now if would just press Ctrl+J or Command+J on the Mac to jump that layer, then Photoshop automatically takes it out of the clipping mask, as you can see. So it's no longer clipped to the frame and it's interacting with the entire composition. That's not what I want. So I'll press Ctrl+Z or Comm...

Blending inside a clipping mask
Video duration: 4m 10s 7h 45m Beginner Updated Sep 17, 2014

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Blending inside 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

Subjects:
Design Photography
Software:
Photoshop
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