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Selections & Masking in Photoshop

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One of the trickiest techniques to master in Photoshop is not a specific look or style. It’s the fundamentals of being able select and edit exactly what portion of an image you intend. Learn all you need to know about masking and selection techniques in Photoshop. From basic shape masking to separating out fine details, Philip Zeplin walks you through the pro tips and techniques you’ll need to know. Let’s get started!

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Introduction

05:30

1.Introduction
3 lessons, 13:22

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1.1
Introduction
05:30

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1.2
What is Masking?
04:55

1.3
Tools of the Trade
02:57

2.Basic Masking in Photoshop
4 lessons, 27:07

2.1
Masking out and Replacing the Sky
06:59

2.2
Masking out a Chain
07:46

2.3
Smooth and Round Selections
06:25

2.4
Adding the Third Eye: How to Use Textures in Masks
05:57

3.Intermediate Masking in Photoshop
5 lessons, 42:32

3.1
Introduction to the Mask Edge Tool
09:29

3.2
Masking Out a Cat and Its Fur
07:13

3.3
Masking Out Hair and Using Multiple Masks
09:16

3.4
Masking out Trees and Masking Brushes
09:07

3.5
Changing Colour of Objects
07:27

4.Advanced Masking in Photoshop
5 lessons, 42:57

4.1
Spring to Fall: Using Loose Masks
10:24

4.2
Soft Transparent Selections, and Adding Objects Behind Clouds
05:01

4.3
Selecting and Masking Small Details
09:17

4.4
Selection on Same-colored Backgrounds
10:13

4.5
Conclusion and Final Tips
08:02


My name is Philip Zeplin. I recently finished my Masters Degree in Visual Communication, at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (formerly “The Danish Design School”) in Copenhagen. I have been working with art since I was a child, and have used Adobe Photoshop for over 13 years, and currently teach in advanced Photoshop techniques.
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