Converting a selection to a layer mask


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Converting a selection to a layer mask

I'm still working inside that progress file Alpha channel.tif and with my selection outline ready and waiting inside the image window. If it isn't for you, you would go to the Channels panel, and you would Ctrl+Click or Command+Click on the general lips Alpha channel in order to load up that selection. But once you've got it switch over to the Layers panel, and let's go ahead and create a new Adjustment layer. I am going to do that by bringing up my Adjustments panel, which I can do either by clicking on the Black/White icon here or choosing the Adjustments command from the Window menu, and I want to create a Hue/Saturation layer.

So I'll go ahead and Alt+Click or Option+Click on the second icon here in the second row. That way, I can name the layer as I create it, and I am going to call this cherry red. I know I've been promising to make the lips fire engine red, but that's too long of a name. So cherry red it is. I'll click OK, and that not only brings u...

Converting a selection to a layer mask
Video duration: 2m 46s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Converting a selection to a layer mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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