Photoshop Tutorial: 5 Awesome Layer Mask Tricks

Article publié pour la première fois le 10/10/2016

Photoshop Tutorial – Quick and Effective Hair Extraction Techinque via Refine Mask (CS5+)


The Refine Mask Tool in Photoshop CS5 and CS6 has made hair selection extermetly easy for even the most frizzy hair styles.

In this tutorial, I will show you step-by-step how you can use Refine Mask to make great hair selection with minimum amount of effort.

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How to Mask in Photoshop. Don’t Erase!


If you’ve ever touched the Eraser Tool in Photoshop, you’re doing it wrong! With the many non-destructive tools that are available in Photoshop, every edit you make should easily be reversible, including erasing. This video will discuss Layer Masking, and how it can replace your eraser!

Tools used in this tutorial:

Layer Masks: If there’s an area of your layer that you wish to hide (or bring back), Layer Masks will help you do that. Painting using a black brush will hide portions of the layer, and painting with a white brush will reveal them.

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