Quick Mask mode


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Quick Mask mode

Another really powerful masking tool inside of Photoshop is called Quick Mask. As the name implies, Quick Mask allows us to create a mask really quickly. It's actually a temporary mask that we can then turn into a selection, or we can then create a real mask from it. We can do lots of things with Quick Mask. This can really help us out when we're trying to select something really quickly. Let's take a look at how this works. But first, you'll notice that I've included a tips layer in this document. Let's turn the visibility of that layer on in order to pick up a few helpful shortcuts when working with Quick Mask.

The first one is the Q key. That allows us to enter and exit Quick Mask. The next one is the D key. If you have colors in your Color Picker, as I do, blue and white, you can press D, and it'll take it back to the default, black-and-white. Last shortcut here is the X key. The X key will flip the foreground and the background colors. These shortcuts are help...

Quick Mask mode
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Quick Mask mode provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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Photography
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