Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Painting to hide and reveal, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
One of the simplest ways to work with a layer mask, and in fact one of the best …ways to really gain an understanding of how layer masks work is to use simple …painting on a layer mask. So, let's take a look at a basic example …of creating a composite image. In this case, perhaps not the type of …composite image you might normally create. …Mostly just having a little bit of fun, while we learn the basics of creating …composites through the use of layer masks. …I have a photo of some legs, they actually happen to be my legs, dangling …out of a helicopter over the desert. And I thought it might be interesting to …place those dandling legs over the Grand Canyon.…
Just for fun so I have already created a document that contain both the a Grand …Canyon photo and the dandling legs photo. And now I am going to use basic layer …masking, to blend these two images together. …The first step is to actually add a layer mask and in this case I need to add a …layer mask to my dandling legs layer. That layer is on top and so it's …
- Anti-aliasing and selections
- The case for not feathering selections
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Inverting a selection
- Mixing and matching selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Creating composite images
- Applying targeted adjustments
Skill Level Beginner
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Creating Composite Images
5. Applying Targeted Adjustments
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