Masking and shading the image


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Masking and shading the image

In this exercise, we are going to go ahead and mask this teased blonde image from photographer Andrzej Burak. We will mask her so that we get rid of these weird edges here and we'll also shade her so that she looks every bit as natural inside of her new home as this Lise Gagne image of this fellow with the umbrella here. Alright, I am going to zoom out from the image and I am going to show you something that I have created for you inside the Channels palette. It's called Mask. It's an alpha channel that's called Mask.

And what I have done here is I have gone ahead and selected all of the blue canvases and set them to white and I have set all the backgrounds to black so that we can easily select the contents of each and every canvas inside the image. But you may wonder how in the world I did that. Well, it turns out to be very easy if you know the equation. And I am going to show it to you right now. Let's go ahead and click on the RGB composite image once again to switch back t...

Masking and shading the image
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Masking and shading the image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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