After yesterday’s Webinar with Topaz Labs, I realized I may have breezed through some rather important elements of Photoshop that I did not have enough time to elaborate on.  The two main things I glanced by were Masks and Clipping Masks.  During a webinar I don’t have a whole lot of time to take a detour on to the less advanced topics, but I can touch base on them with much more detail here.

I have covered both masks and clipping masks here many times before in several other tutorials, but I want to do a more in depth overview for those who may have been a little lost when I started painting with white and pressing keyboard combos they have never heard of.

I hope you enjoy the tutorial!


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Blake Rudis
f.64 Academy and f.64 Elite are the brainchildren of Blake Rudis. While he is a landscape photographer, he is most passionate about post-processing images in Photoshop and mentoring others.

For Blake, it's all about the art and process synergy. He dives deep into complex topics and makes them easy to understand through his outside-the-box thinking so that you can use these tricks in your workflow today!
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