Choking a mask with Mask Edge


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Choking a mask with Mask Edge

In this exercise I'm going to show you the new and improved way to choke or spread a layer mask inside of Photoshop CS4. When I say new and improved, I mean really neither actually. It's not new because you used to be able to do this inside of Photoshop CS3. It's just that nobody knew you could do it because of the strange way that Photoshop presented this function. It's much more obvious here inside Photoshop CS4. And it is improved to the extent that we get better feedback but sometimes you get better results out of Gaussian Blur and Levels. So you never know. It's worth knowing about all of these techniques as I was saying before.

All right so we want basically reinstate the bad edges associated with our hadrosaur here and you can either do that by going up to the History palette and backing up a few steps to the step right before Gaussian Blur. So just click on that state there here inside the History palette and you will reestablish the bad edges, or you could ...

Choking a mask with Mask Edge
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Choking a mask with Mask Edge provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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