Lay down a base layer mask Photoshop CS6


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Laying down a base layer mask

Over the course of this project, we're going to take this guy with this up-swooped hairdo, and we're going to mask him against this completely different background in order to create this final composition, in which, as you can see, the hair has survived quite nicely, and I've gone ahead and recolored his glasses, and his shirt, and his suit to better match this new environment. So we'll start off inside this image, and in this movie, we're going to go ahead and establish a base layer mask using the most capable of the automated selection tools, which is the Color Range command. Notice that the side view layer is selected here in the Layers panel.

That's the photographic image, which comes to us from the Fotolia Image Library, about which you can learn more, and get special deals at fotolia.com/deke. I am going to go up to the Select menu, and choose Color Range. If you loaded dekeKeys, you've got that keyboard shortcut, Control+Shift+Alt+G, or Com...

Laying down a base layer mask
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Laying down a base layer 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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Photoshop Camera Raw
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