Using history to regain a lost mask


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Using history to regain a lost mask

When I last left off, I had made the mistake of hand painting inside the base version of an alpha channel, and that's a terribly destructive modification. So, it means that I can't really go back. If I made some sort of mistake when painting inside of this channel, I can't go back to the base without having to re-create it, and let's say that's not the route I want to take. I want to go ahead and regain that original base from my history states. That maybe possible, depending on how many times you brushed inside Photoshop.

You may be able to go back to the History panel, and regain your work, and here is how. I've saved my progress as Hair-only mask .psd, but what I want to stress here is that file, by itself, will not give you what you need, because I cannot save history along with a file. In order to follow along with me, you will have had to perform the previous exercise as well. Anyway, here's what you do. In case you ever run into this problem, and you'...

Using history to regain a lost mask
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Using history to regain a lost mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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