Masking the text


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Masking the text

In this exercise we are going to mask the text. We are going to add some text elements to this magazine cover, and we are going to mask the text using the edge of this glass right here. Now it turns out that the text inside of this composition has been rasterized, because the fonts on your system and the fonts on my system are different, that's invariably a big problem. But I want to stress, the techniques I am about to show you were just as well with live editable text as they do with text that's been converted to pixels.

So I am working inside of an image called Glass composition.psd found inside the 11 layer masks folder. If you want to open it up and catch on up with me here. I am going to go ahead and turn on the two layers towards the top of the Layers palette, lead story and text elements. And text elements includes a ton of stuff and actually you can see here. We are going to be masking the lead story, because the lead story is the portion of the text that cuts into the g...

Masking the text
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Masking the text 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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