Protecting elements with a layer mask


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Protecting elements with a layer mask

I'm still working inside Fire Engine Red.psd, and in this exercise we are going to paint the teeth inside of the layer mask. We are going to paint them black in order to protect them from the effects of the hue/saturation layer. So I am going to go ahead and zoom in on these back teeth here on the right-hand side of the lips, and I am going to get my brush tool. And I, of course, I am going to make sure that my layer mask is selected here on the cherry red layer. And I also want to make sure that I'm painting with black, because if I start painting with white I am going to paint more modifications into the teeth, which is not what I want to do.

That would be a mistake. So I will go ahead and press Ctrl+Z and Command+Z on a Mac to undo that modification. Drop-down here to little switch view icon and click on it, or I can press the X key to ensure that I have black as my foreground color, also a right-click inside the image window. Notice that my diameter is set to 60 pixels and my ha...

Protecting elements with a layer mask
Video duration: 8m 5s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Protecting elements with a layer mask 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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