Isolating a texture with a layer mask


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Isolating a texture with a layer mask

In the previous exercise, we mapped some rivets on to this guy's back, using a combination of the Hard Light Blend mode, and some Luminance blending. In this exercise, we are going to peel the rivets away from his arms and shoulders using a layer mask. Now I am working inside of an image called I need a dermatologist.psd, because this guy's back is broken out in rivets and it contains the armor layer and the back layer and a couple of hidden layers called edge and title as well. And bear in mind that we're building up essentially a heavy metal CD cover, that's the idea. I am going to go over to the Channels palette. You can see that I've already created the layer mask that you need to use, if you don't want to create it along with me.

So if you are just going to want to load it up or if you start getting frustrated or have problems with it. This is what the layer mask looks like right there. It basically traces the contours of the guy's shoulder, believe it or...

Isolating a texture with a layer mask
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Isolating a texture with a layer mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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