Blending textures with layer masks


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Blending textures with layer masks

When you want to take your texture and really make it a part of the image then you might consider this technique. It's always difficult to tell which technique is in going to work best, whether it's using layer blending modes or whether it's using this technique of actually taking the texture and using that texture as a layer mask for your image. So there is certain amount of trial and error involved. Here we are using a layer mask; we are not using blending modes. We have a texture and the texture is this and that texture has been taken and applied as a layer mask to this image layer and when we see the whole effect it looks like that.

So we're really making the texture a part of the image layer. It is still completely nondestructive and I can hold down my Shift key and click on that layer mask to disable it. Let's switch back over to our starting point right here where we have the image and we have the texture. I am going to turn the texture on first of all and here...

Blending textures with layer masks
Video duration: 3m 49s 4h 38m Intermediate

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Blending textures with layer masks provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Textures

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Design
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Photoshop
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