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Softening edges with the Blur tool

Softening edges with the Blur tool: Photoshop: Channels and Masks
Softening edges with the Blur tool: Photoshop: Channels and Masks

The best tools for cleaning up a layer mask are the Brush, Blur, and Smudge tools. To connect two points with a straight line, click at one point and Shift-click at another. You can copy part of an alpha channel and paste it into a layer mask using the Rectangular Marquee tool, which gives you a nice, sharp edge.

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Skill Level Intermediate
7h 37m
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Masking + Compositing Photography Photoshop

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