MAsk with a lighten mode Photoshop Masking


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Masking with a lighten mode

In this exercise I'll show you one way to create a masked composition with the help of a Lighten Blend Mode. Specifically we'll be taking these two layers over here in the Layers Panel. I got a speculator layer in front with this model against this kind of grunge wall background. If I turn it off you can see that we have this 3D data layer in the background. I want to merge them together in order to create this final effect here. So it's not only a bright interaction between the two layers but I've gone ahead and masked the model as well so that he is mostly opaque, not entirely because we can see some of the lines up here in the shoulders, but he is generally an opaque image element.

Now the first thing I'm going to do is turn on that speculator layer and jump it by pressing Ctrl+Alt+J or Command+Option +J on the Mac and I'll call the copy of the layer normal and click OK. Now I'm going to turn it off and by the way these layers are currently set to the Normal B...

Masking with a lighten mode
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Masking with a lighten mode provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Advanced Blending

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Design
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