Masking objects against a black background


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Masking objects against a black background

In the previous exercise, I promised to tell you those of you who are interested, how I extracted the numbers from that clock face, and gave them drop shadows. That's exactly what I'm going to do inside of this exercise. The name of this document that I'm showing you right now is Floating numbers.psd, and right behind the Numbers layer here is a layer called Green, this dynamic Fill Layer. I'm going to go ahead and turn it on, because I want you to see that the numbers are indeed floating that they're completely separate from the clock face at this point and so are these tick-marks right here.

Then if we go to the Numbers layer and expand the layer effects, you can see that there is a drop shadow associated with these numbers. I'll turn it off, and then I'll turn it back on. So the remarkable thing is not the drop shadows, drop shadow is fairly easy to create, and we'll be talking about drop shadows later when we discuss layer effects of course. But the m...

Masking objects against a black background
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Masking objects against a black background provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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