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Select, then paint

When you need to create a layer mask to produce a composite image, you have two basic options for getting started. You can create a black mask as if it were, a layer mask filled with white and then paint with black to block certain areas of the image, or you can utilize a selection as the basis of that layer mask. But actually you can mix and match. You can use both of those techniques combined in order to get the best layer mask. I'll start off in this case by creating a selection of my tulip. So, I'll chose my quick selection tool and then I'm going to create a selection of just this foreground tulip. You'll notice that the selection is not exactly perfect. It's pretty good, but not perfect, but I'm just going to leave it as it is for the moment to demonstrate.

Great how we can mix and match these techniques. So with my selection active, I'm going to add a layer mask. That layer mask will block portions of my tulips layer so that the sky down below shows through. So wit...

Select, then paint
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Select, then paint provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CC Selections and Layer Masking Workshop

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