Fixing mistakes before they get too big


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Fixing mistakes before they get too big

I've said my progress as Dodge & Subtract.psd found inside the 26 masking folder. Notice that this time the file is a native PSD document, because it contains multiple layers. Now I've made a little bit of a mistake where this channel is concerned so far and I'm leaving the mistake in, because fixing the mistake provides us with an important lesson where masking is concerned. As you work along, you want to check your work against the original image to see how your mask is faring, because any mistake you make can get amplified as you develop the Alpha channel and part of the reason is because you're working in a less forgiving environment.

Bear in mind that when you're creating an Alpha channel you have no layers at your disposal. Everything's a flat destructive modification. So you have to take a little bit of extra care. Now in my case the mistake is that the hair is entirely white. Notice that the entire region inside of the hair has no detail whatsoever except f...

Fixing mistakes before they get too big
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Fixing mistakes before they get too big 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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