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The Beginner's Guide to Masking in Photoshop

via CreativeLive


If you want complete control over of your retouching, compositing and designing in Adobe® Photoshop®, you’ve got to know how to mask. The problem is, masking can be a confusing, hard-to-understand process. In this class, Jesus Ramirez will teach you advanced techniques that even beginners can follow to build excellent and editable masks. You’ll learn how to mask and extract objects in Photoshop with Layer Masks, Clipping Masks, Blend if and more. The skills you learn will help you take your composites and retouching to the next level.


Adobe Photoshop CC 2018


  • Class Introduction
  • What are Selections and Layer Masks?
  • Quick Selection Tool
  • Quick Masks Mode
  • Select & Mask Space
  • Color Range
  • Channel Based Selections
  • Blend If to Hide or Reveal
  • Using Brushes to Refine Selection
  • Using Brushes to Paint in Detail

Taught by

Jesús Ramirez


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