Layer Mask Gradient Video Tutorial

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Layer Mask Gradient
by Linda Sattgast

A layer mask by itself is pretty amazing, but when you add a gradient, it gets even better.

In this tutorial we’ll use a gradient mask with a photo to create a fun card.

Skills practiced and learned in this video:

  • choosing a color to match a photo
  • creating a layer mask
  • applying a gradient to a layer mask
  • adjusting color with a Hue/Saturation Adjustment layer




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3 Responses

  1. Karen C.
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    Thank you! I’ve use gradients before, but not in this way. You made it so easy, thanks!

  2. Wendy Bellino
    | Reply

    This is so helpful! I can envision so many ideas to use this technique with. Thanks for sharing!

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