Generating a layer mask with Color Range


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Generating a layer mask with Color Range

In this exercise, I'll show you how to use the Color Range command to directly generate a layer mask inside Photoshop. I'm still working inside Vibrant skintones.psd found inside the 09_layer_masks folder. And let's say at this point, I want to go ahead and brighten the midtones inside the image, and I'm going to do so by combining an Adjustment layer along with the Blend mode. So I'll bring up the Adjustment panel, in this case by double-clicking on the Vibrance thumbnail there inside the Layers panel and that will take me to the Vibrance options as you can see. If I want to return to the Adjustments list, then I can click on this left-pointing arrowhead in the lower left corner of the panel.

Now let's say at this point, I decide you know I would prefer when I create an Adjustment layer to go ahead and add a layer mask along with, then I'd go up to the Adjustment panel's flyout menu icon there, click on it and then choose this command, Add Mask by Default, ...

Generating a layer mask with Color Range
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Generating a layer mask with Color Range provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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