Thursday, 21 March 2013

Photoshop - Layer Masking 2. Drawing a Mask

Open two images in separate layers (see Layer Mask 1 for how to do this.)

With top Layer selected click Add Layer Mask.

Select the Pen Tool.

Draw the area you wish to mask.

Select Path Selection Tool

Right click on the Path you have drawn

Click Make Selection

0 Feather Radius gives a sharp edge.

The higher the number the softer the edge.

Select Paint Bucket Tool

Make sure Foreground Colour is Black.

Fill the selected area.

See what happens.

Now try undoing until you have the selected area unfilled.

Go to Select > Inverse.

The selected area inverts.

Now fill the selected area.

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