Paint directly inside an alpha channel Photoshop CS6


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Painting directly inside an alpha channel

In this movie, I'll show you how to hand-paint the mask to create the final selection. And you know what? Rather than switching back and forth between the selection outline and the Quick Mask mode, we might as well edit our last channel directly. So I'm going to go a head and click on Levels enhancement, which is the most recent version of this selection, and there's some obvious stuff that I can paint away here. I'll go ahead and press the B key to switch to the Brush tool, and I'll press the D key in order to establish my default colors; that is, white as the foreground color, and black as the background color.

And I'm still working with that hard-edged brush. I'll go and press right bracket key a couple times to make it bigger, and then I'll paint away this line, and I'll click here in order to get rid of some of this stuff. You're often better of clicking, instead of paintin,g by the way, because if you start painting along an edge,...

Painting directly inside an alpha channel
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Painting directly inside an alpha channel provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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