Subtracting and merging the beak


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Subtracting and merging the beak

Here we go last exercise in this chapter, in which we are going to select the beak of the beast using yet another Calculation. But, this time, it's not going to be a simple difference mask and it's not going to be a simple screen function either that we are using to combine mask together. We need to do something more deliberate, something more crafty basically. So it's fitting that we are working inside of an image called Calculated bird.tif that's found inside of the 16 Tough Stuff folder. You may recall that this is a Macaw, and the Macaw has all sorts of different luminance levels going on in the different color channels, and this is red and this is green and this is blue. So they are very different looking channels, but something doesn't change very much from channel to channel that we need to select, and that' the beak. Notice the beak stays pretty much the same, it gets kind of darker from one channel to the next, but that's about it.

So we are not goi...

Subtracting and merging the beak
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Subtracting and merging the beak provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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