Old-school masking adjustments


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Old-school masking adjustments

All right, so the Refine Edge command or Refine Mask, whatever you call it, it's a terrific feature. But all the automation in the world isn't going to necessarily deliver perfect results. That is definitely the case where our layer mask is concerned. So in this exercise, I'm going to show you how to apply the last required manual adjustments. I've gone ahead saved my progress as Refine Mask results.psd. Notice that I have this layer that I've called refinement, which is combined currently with a layer of white.

The white layer is just there so I can see what's right and what's wrong about my composition. I'm going to go ahead and zoom in on this area inside the fingers, because that's the most troublesome regions so far, at least when I'm saying this layer of white in a background. However, as soon as I turn that layer of white off, I can see that we've got halos around not only the insides of the fingers, but around the outside of the knuckles a...

Old-school masking adjustments
Video duration: 7m 7s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Old-school masking adjustments 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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