Masking vector-based shape layers


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Masking vector-based shape layers

I've saved my progress as Built-up vector swash.psd. In this exercise we're going to assign a mask to our logo, so that we can see the model's head, and the logo appears to be in back of her. We're actually going to do this pretty easily, because I've already created the mask in advance. It's ready and waiting as an Alpha Channel. So the first thing I'd like you to do is go ahead and grab these layers, underline through Pout. So go ahead and click on underline, even though it's hidden right now. Then Shift+Click on Pout to select all of them. Then go up to the Layers panel flyout menu, choose New Group from layers.

Let's go ahead and call this logo elements or something like that. Then click OK in order to create that new group. Now we can assign a layer mask to that entire group. That layer mask happens to be ready and waiting here inside the Channels panel. It's this guy right there, half mask. Now you may kind of wonder what in the world is going o...

Masking vector-based shape layers
Video duration: 6m 7s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Masking vector-based shape layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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