Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Painting and erasing a custom clipping shape, part of Design the Web: Clipping Masks.
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Now, we're going to create a custom shape around the fish mosaic that's clipped into the circle.…We're going to use clipping masks and paintbrushes and the Eraser tool to create a custom…silhouette shape instead of using a layer mask.…So, let's come down and select the Mosaic clip layer.…On the Tool Panel, let's come over and select the Paintbrush tool.…You want to make sure you have a brush that doesn't have a very soft edge.…Set the Hardness to 100.…Let's come over here onto our canvas.…I am going to zoom up here, move this over.…
So now what we're doing is with the Paintbrush tool selected, we want to click and drag…and just start painting a shape.…The effect that we have here is we're actually painting the photograph.…But again, the photograph is clipped inside of the Mosaic clip Layer,…and so what we're actually doing is changing the Mosaic clip shape.…I can use my right and left bracket keys to increase and decrease the size of the brush.…When I paint around the fish, I want to make sure we have at least two tiles deep all the…
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