Layer Mask Basics Video Tutorial
by Linda Sattgast
A layer mask is an amazing tool that allows you to edit your photos non-destructively. It is accessed and used in the Layers panel, and its purpose is to hide part of a layer.
When would you want to hide part of a layer? Let me count the ways . . . only it would take me all day. So instead, I’ll show you ONE great example. I’ll add a layer of texture above a photo and change the blend mode to create an artistic effect. Then I’ll use a layer mask to remove some of the texture over our cute little kitty so we can see her better.
Watch the video tutorial—available for both Photoshop Elements and Adobe Photoshop:
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