Creating an edge mask


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Creating an edge mask

All right gang, in this exercise we are going to create an edge mask inside of Photoshop. Now it's always the same seven steps whenever you are creating an edge mask inside of Photoshop, you always follow these seven steps; you duplicate a channel in order to create an alpha channel, you apply the Levels command, you apply the Find Edges filter, you invert the image, you apply the Maximize filter, you apply the Median filter and then you apply Gaussian Blur. So those seven steps every single time duplicate Levels, Find Edges invert, Maximize, Median and Gaussian Blur, got it, okay, good.

Now of course we are going to walk through those steps here and you will see that the exact values that you apply inside the Levels dialog box and inside the Maximize filter will vary, but otherwise things are pretty darn predictable. So I want you to make sure that you've got Plains dwellers.psd open, it's found inside of the 12 Specialty folder and make sure that only the background laye...

Creating an edge mask
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Creating an edge mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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