Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with multiple masks, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
At times you may find that you want to essentially use two Layer Masks to …constrain the behavior of one or more Adjustment Layers. …For this image I might want to apply some adjustments to the sky in the background. …But I might also like to create a little bit more realistic, or at least …interesting result, by having that adjustment transition from one portion of …the sky to another. For example having the sky be darker up …at the top than it is at the bottom. We can accomplish this through the use of …layer groups. Let's take a look at how it's done. …I'm going to start off by creating a selection of the sky.…
I'll use the Quick Selection tool and I'll paint across the sky, and then I can …clean things up a little bit as needed. I'll hold the Alt key on Windows or …Option key on Macintosh, and paint in order to remove some areas from the selection. …I can also, of course, zoom in to make sure I'm working as accurately as possible. …Cleaning up that selection, trying to make sure it is as perfect as possible. …
- Anti-aliasing and selections
- The case for not feathering selections
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Inverting a selection
- Mixing and matching selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Creating composite images
- Applying targeted adjustments
Skill Level Beginner
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Creating Composite Images
5. Applying Targeted Adjustments
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