Duplicating and editing a layer mask


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Duplicating and editing a layer mask

I've saved my progress as Nice neutral teeth.psd. In this exercise, we're going to set the lips against the black background, and we already have the information we need to do that because we already have this wonderful layer mask to work with right here. All we need to do is create a layer of black and set this current Background layer against it. So the first step is to float the lips by double-clicking on the Background layer here inside the Layers panel, and I'll go ahead and call this New layer lips, and then the next step is to create a new background layer.

This is such a pain in the neck in my opinion the way you have to go about creating a background layer inside of Photoshop. But step one is to just click on the new icon down here at the bottom of the Layers panel, because you don't need to name the darn thing. Then that gives you a layer because Photoshop needs the layer to make it a background layer, then you go up to the Layer menu, you choose New, and you cho...

Duplicating and editing a layer mask
Video duration: 7m 34s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Duplicating and editing 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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Photoshop
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