Cách làm clipping mask trong photoshop

     

In this tutorial, I show you how khổng lồ use clipping masks in Photosiêu thị to lớn show & hide different parts of a layer & fit images inlớn shapes! We”ll learn the basics of how lớn create a clipping mask, & we”ll explore the idea behind them in more detail so that by the end of this lesson, you”ll have sầu a solid grasp on how clipping masks work. I”ll be using Photoshop CC but everything is fully compatible with Photoshop CS6 and earlier. Let”s get started!

What Are Clipping Masks?

Clipping masks in Photocửa hàng are a powerful way lớn control the visibility of a layer. In that sense, clipping masks are similar to lớn layer masks. But while the end result may look the same, clipping masks & layer masks are very different. A layer mask uses blaông chồng và Trắng to lớn show và hide different parts of the layer. But a clipping mask uses the nội dung & transparency of one layer lớn control the visibility of another.

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To create a clipping mask, we need two layers. The layer on the bottom controls the visibility of the layer above it. In other words, the bottom layer is the mask, & the layer above it is the layer that”s clipped to lớn the mask.

Where the bottom layer contains actual content (pixels, shapes, or type), the nội dung on the layer above it is visible. But if any part of the layer on the bottom is transparent, then that same area on the layer above it will be hidden. That may sound more confusing than how a layer mask works, but clipping masks are just as easy to lớn use. Let”s create a clipping mask ourselves so we can better understand how they work.

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How A Clipping Mask Works

To really make sense of clipping masks, we first need khổng lồ underst& the difference between content and transparency on a layer. To follow along with me, you can open any image. I”ll use this pholớn of my little friover here who”s also trying lớn underst&, in her own way, what this clipping stuff is all about (pholớn from Adobe Stock):

The original image. Pholớn credit: Adobe Stock.

A Mask Layer And A Clipped Layer

If we look in the Layers panel, we see the phokhổng lồ on the Background layer, which is currently the only layer in the document:

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The final clipping mask result.

And there we have sầu it! That”s how clipping masks work in Photoshop and how lớn use a clipping mask khổng lồ show & hide different parts of a layer! Visit our Photocửa hàng Basics section for more Photoshop tutorials!


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