Photoshop Image Masking Tutorial

 

  • At first, open images into Photoshop you desire to use for your image masking tutorial reason (go to the file menu & press open from the dialogue box & choose the image which you would want to apply.
  • Then, select the (W) ”Magic Wand Tool” from tool box(if you do not get the tool box, go to the window menu and select “Tools”). Then click on the backdrop you want to eliminate & then it’ll select all white elements on its choice.
  • After that, Unlock the layer palette. Make a copy of layer of the image. This means that the single is saved on backdrop and we are performing on a copied layer. Now hide the backdrop through clicking off its icon. Select the “Copy Background” layer & click the erase key. Now, the image you have obtained is without background.
  • Then just take a new layer through clicking on the “Crate a fresh layer” to the layer palette and place the color, you want to utilize the backdrop image if you want from other sources.

Complex Image Masking Tutorial

  • At first, open the image you want to use. Make an extra layer of the image. This means that the single is saved on backdrop and we are performing on a copied layer. Now just hide the backdrop through clicking off its icon.
  • Then select > Color Variety to the Menu. When the Color variety tool box opens, choose the Eye Dropper tool and click on the backdrop color into the image window. You’ll see the selected color twist into the tool box.
  • Now you’ll see that the backdrop color has selected itself all over the image. Press the erase key but make sure that the “Copy Background” layer is selected; in casing we make everything on the unique layer.
  • “Then open the image background you want to set behind this photos, select all (ctrl/cmd+A), then copy (ctrl/cmd+C). Move to the image you working & (ctrl/cmd+V) paste. Make sure that, the fresh backdrop image layer is below on the masked layer.

 

Even you can follow the steps below: 

Step 1

Open an image that has an area or object you’d like to select in Pixelmator.

Step 2

Click to select the Magic Wand Tool (W) in the Tools palette.

For smooth selection borders, select Smooth Edges from the Action menu in the Tool Options bar (View > Show Tool Options) before making a selection. For jagged but precise edges, deselect Smooth Edges from the Action menu in the Tool Options bar before making a selection.

To use the Magic Wand Tool on all the visible layers in the Layers palette, select Sample All Layers from the Action menu before making a selection. To use the Magic Wand only on a single visible layer, deselect Sample All Layers from the Action menu before making a selection.

Step 3

Click and drag over the object or area of color and release the mouse button to make a selection.

The selection area instantly grows or shrinks while dragging the mouse.

Step 4

Selection borders can be easily modified if necessary.

To modify the selection borders, choose one of the following selection modes in the Tool Options bar:

New Creates a new selection.
Add To Adds new selection to an existing selection.
Subtract Subtracts from an existing selection.
Intersect Subtracts the overlap of two selections.

And click and drag to add to, subtract from or intersect with the current selection borders.

The selection borders can be modified using any of the selection tools.

Step 5

Once a selection is complete, changes can be applied to the selected region. For instance, a selected area or object can be moved, rotated, scaled, flipped, duplicated, cut, filled, inverted, copied, and pasted elsewhere. Also, color adjustments and corrections, as well as various special effects and filters can be applied to the selection.

The Magic Wand Tool simplifies the process of making quick, near-perfect selections.

 

 

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