Masking in Photoshop: A Beginner's Guide

Allison Cornblath, Graphic designer to the stars.

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9 Videos (37m)
    • Introduction

      1:04
    • What Is A Mask?

      5:53
    • Masking with the Quick Selection & Magic Wand Tools

      7:17
    • Masking with the Lasso Tools

      7:33
    • Editing Your Mask

      3:50
    • Masking Filters And Adjustments

      4:21
    • Masking With Gradients

      4:00
    • Bonus: Clipping Masks

      1:46
    • Class Project and Conclusion

      0:57

About This Class

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In this class, you’ll learn several ways to create masks: one of the most versatile and useful tools in Photoshop. I’ll help you nail down the basic concepts before showing you some more advanced tricks.

You’ll learn how to use several of Photoshop's most fundamental tools, which have many many other uses within the program. 

This class is for anyone just getting started with Photoshop, and wants to take their skills to the next level! It doesn't hurt if you have some experience, but definitely not necessary.

Download a free trial of Adobe Photoshop here!

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Allison Cornblath

Graphic designer to the stars.

Allison is a New York-based designer proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects. Before going freelance, she worked full-time at Screen Media Films, transforming poster art into promotional materials.

 Projects include outdoor ads, web banners, print ads and iTunes art. More recently she has been working in After Effects, creating gifs to promote films on social media. Allison's work has been featured on...

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