Masking multiple layers at one time


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Masking multiple layers at one time

In this exercise, we're going to get rid of that gas at the top of the glasses, and we're going to do so by combining the light glass layers into a group and then assigning a layer mask to that group. I've saved my progress as Gassy glasses.psd found inside the 09_layer_masks folder. If I were to turn off both the screen and soft light layers, you can see that the gas goes entirely away, because the part of the image that's responsible for that gassy effect is actually the white that's showing through from the background and the white is dropping out entirely because we've assigned the Multiply mode to this layer.

If I turn on the screen layer, why then the gas comes back with a vengeance, that's no good. So I'll go ahead and turn it off. If I turn on the soft light layer, it's not nearly as bad, but I don't want that strange brightness at the top of the glass, no matter what. These glasses need to look transparent so that we're seeing through to...

Masking multiple layers at one time
Video duration: 5m 15s 11h 36m Intermediate

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Masking multiple layers at one time provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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