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GCSE Art Photoshop task – Layer Mask
Open Adobe Photoshop
Open your Image (This is your Main image to work onto)
Open your second Image (for layering)
From the top menu click Select and then All
Select Edit at the top of the screen and then Copy
Go back to your Main image and select edit at the top of the screen and then paste, your selection will appear on a new layer in your main image
Use the move tool (top of the left hand menu) to make it the same size. Check ‘transform control’ box is ticked at the top of the screen. (TIP: hold down the ‘shift’ key to avoid distorting image)
On the ‘layers palette’ select and change the ‘Opacity’ to allow you to see the image underneath
At the bottom of the ‘layers palette’ select Layer mask
Now select the Brush tool and black as the colour to take sections out.
Select white as the colour to put sections back in. (TIP: you can easily switch between black and white here )
Save your work in the K drive K / Art. Either as .psd (photoshop file) so you can continue to work on it, or as .jpeg if it is ready to print.
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