Masking with arbitrary maps


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Masking with arbitrary maps

All right gang, in this exercise we're going to try to create a mask using a single Arbitrary Map and then in the next exercise, we'll take a more realistic approach that involves several applications of Arbitrary Maps. I want to let you know, we're not necessarily going to follow every single one of these masking techniques to its ultimate conclusion because that would get a little tedious to select this bird over-and-over again. We will make Arbitrary Maps work, but the other is not necessarily so, and we're not going to be taking this bird and compositing it against a different background because we've already done that ad-nauseam by now. We're just going to be focusing on masking techniques for the rest of this chapter.

Now then, you may notice that I am working inside of an image called Military macaw.jpg, that's found inside the 16 Tough Stuff folder. And now before we go any farther, I just want to remind you of what an Arbitrary Map is. It's basic...

Masking with arbitrary maps
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Masking with arbitrary maps 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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