The Quick Mask mode


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The Quick Mask mode

Any conversation about the essentials of masking would not be complete without talking about Quick Mask and that's what we are going to do in this movie. I have a couple of images here. quick_mask_tips.jpg, click on that and on a Mac Command-click, on a PC Ctrl-click on quick_mask.psd and then right-click and choose Open. That will open both of those files inside of Photoshop. Press F to get a Full Screen View mode. And that first image that I have here has a couple of tips for us that will be handy when we are working with Quick Mask. First what is Quick Mask? Well Quick Mask is as it sounds, a quick way to generate a mask which essentially is a selection. So, one of the shortcut keys you need to know is Q. That's a shortcut that will allow you to enter and exit Quick Mask, D is a shortcut key we have already talked about it, but we really need this one here to get your color picker to the default Black and White and then X is a shortcut key to flip your background and foregr...

The Quick Mask mode
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The Quick Mask mode provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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