Edit and Export a Field Blur mask Photoshop CS6


show more Editing and exporting a Field Blur mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced show less
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Editing and exporting a Field Blur mask

Field Blur and the other Blur Gallery effects work their magic by automatically generating masks. So in this case, we have a mask that's protecting Colleen from the blur that surrounds her. In this movie, I'll show you not only how to view that mask, but how to modify it and export it to the Channels panel as well, and then we'll turn around and mask Colleen against the sharply focused background. So for starters here, because we are going to make some modifications, I am going to turn off the Field Blur layer, click on the background item here inside the Layers panel, and press Ctrl+Alt+J or Command+Option+J on the Mac to make another copy of it.

And I will call this new layer 2nd pass and then click OK. So now that we once again have a copy of the sharply focused version of the image, I will Press Ctrl+Alt+F or Command+Option+F on the Mac to revisit the Filter Gallery, complete with all of my previously applied pins. Now there're two ways to view the mask, an...

Editing and exporting a Field Blur mask
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Editing and exporting a Field Blur mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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