Creating a flesh-and-clothing mask


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Creating a flesh-and-clothing mask

In the previous exercise, I promised that we'd apply the mask and then bring the image into a new background, and we are going to do that, but I got a wild idea here, and I have tried out something different that actually works splendidly well for this image. So I thought I'd pass it along to you. As we are going to create yet another mask, but this time we are just going to select the flesh & dress detail, so we are not going to worry much about the hair. We are going to end up selecting into the hair as well, but this mask will serve as extremely well as we composite our image.

So I've saved my changes as Final mask.psd, found inside the 26_masking folder, because I'm looking in my final mask channel. I am going to switch back to the RGB composite image, and I'll go to the Layers panel and confirm that the Saturation layer is active, because I want that hyper-saturated image right there. And I'll go up to the Select menu and choose a Color Range command. I'll...

Creating a flesh-and-clothing mask
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Creating a flesh-and-clothing mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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