Masking the glass


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Masking the glass

In this exercise, we are going to generate the Layer mask for highlights layer for this glass. So we are going to see one method for masking glass inside of Photoshop. Make sure that your highlights layer is selected and if you are just joining me incidentally, you can catch right up by opening this image. It's called Highlights & Shadows.psd. It is found inside the 11 Layer masks folder. Go ahead and click on the highlights layer which is currently set to the Screen mode. Now, we are going to be masking the glass using a combination of the Color Range command along with the Gradient tool.

If we were to select the Color Range command right now, so it would base its selection outline on that composite image as well. We don't want that to occur, we don't want these lines from the background layer to be taken into account. So we need to go ahead and switch the highlights layer to the Normal Blend mode by pressing Shift+Alt+N or Shift+Option+N on the Mac, and you can see th...

Masking the glass
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Masking the glass 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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Photoshop
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