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Shape Masking Finale

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: Mahalo expert Justin Z. gives a finale tutorial on shape masking in Photoshop. About the Shape Masking Finale --------------------------------------------------------------------- This is a continuation of the finalizing?and combining your masks tutorial. This is the final video on how to use Shape Tools to mask. Once you have created a full mask over the bottle using only the Shape Tools, there will be one last section to cover: the mouth of the bottle. Using the Shape Tools alone for such a difficult section is not recommended. If you use the Shape Tools in conjunction with the Pen Tool, you will find the task is much easier to accomplish.? Shape Masking Finale --------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Go to Shape Tools in the Tool Bar (leftmost side of screen) and choose the Rectangle Tool. Click and drag across the bottle mouth to create a rectangle selection over it. Make sure that when you do this, the Add To Path Area is selected in the above Options Panel. In the previous tutorial, you had the Subtract From Path Area selected which would take away from your mask.? 2. Now choose the Ellipse Tool from the Tool Bar and create an oval selection above the latest rectangle to match the mouth of the bottle. Create narrow ovals to try and match the screws as best you can.?3. The Pen Tool can also be used to do this. Press "P" to activate it and click path points to match the shape of the screws. To perfect the shapes, press the "A" button to select the path, press "P" to return to the Pen Tool and add or remove specific path points. Hold down Command and drag the Curve Points to manipulate the shape. Press Enter when you are finished.? 4.Use the Selection Tool from the Tool Bar to select all of the paths and click Combine in the Options Panel.? Read more by visiting our page at:
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