Refining layer masks


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Refining layer masks

I have saved my progress as All iris layer FX.psd, so-called because I have applied all five of my layer effects to the new irises layer. Now I need to refine the layer mask that's associated with this layer so that I don't have the irises cutting in to this black flesh right here, and that's somebody you typically have to do inside of Photoshop. You will create a layer mask, you will employ it, you will make changes to other layers and then it will dawn on you that your layer mask needs to be enhanced in some way or other to keep up with the changes.

So I am going to click on this layer mask icon to make it active, that's very important because if you started painting on the irises you will mess everything up. So click on the layer mask thumbnail, it will become highlighted, you will see a double-box effect. Then I want you to get the Brush tool if you are working along with me, click on it, and the size I am going to work with is this. I have set the Size to 50 pixels a...

Refining layer masks
Video duration: 5m 43s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Refining layer masks 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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