Creating a clipping mask


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Creating a clipping mask

In this movie, we are going to learn how to create what's called the layer clipping mask. Well, we are working on this file brighton_stones.psd go ahead and select it, double click it to open it up inside of Photoshop and then press F to go to Full Screen View mode and then Spacebar to reposition the image. Now here, you will notice that we have a couple of different layers. We have the background layer and then on top of that we have another version of the image called small_rocks. Now I have these two layers to simply show you how we can create what are called layer clipping groups. All right, well let's turn off the icon for the small_rocks. Let's grab our Type tool by pressing the T key on a keyboard or clicking on the Type tool on the Tools panel, let's click in the image and what we want to do here is type out some words. I'm going to type out the words Beach Rocks. I'll then highlight those words and increase their font size quite a bit here; I want real ...

Creating a clipping mask
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Creating a clipping mask provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 for Photographers

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Photography
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