RetouchPRO

Go Back   RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo Compositing
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Photo Compositing Collage, montage, masking, selections, combining, etc.

More than 1 layer mask per layer?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 08-05-2005, 10:56 AM
Racc Iria's Avatar
Racc Iria Racc Iria is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Rockville, MD USA
Posts: 252
Quote:
From DannyRaphael:
Yep...the second mask Swampy discovered is a vector mask.
Oh, well... back to just 6 masks.

Quote:
From saberlancer:
eg,
In my layer mask, I paint black to hide a region, in the Group mask, I cannot paint white to reveal back regions that 'were earlier hidden in the layer mask'
That's true, but it would be the same thing with two masks on the same layer. The second mask wouldn't be able to re-reveal what was hidden by the first. The method I gave has some good uses, it just doesn't fit your situation.

I think the easiest way to do what you want is to use two layers, each with it own standard layer mask.

1. Duplicate the layer.
2. On the bottom layer apply the gradient layer mask.
3. On the top layer, apply the layer mask to hide all, then paint with white to bring the flowers back in.

Or, if you're careful, you could do it with just the one layer and mask.
Apply the layer mask with the gradient first, then carefully paint in the mask with white to fully reveal the flowers.

Both options will generate the example you provided.

--Racc

Last edited by Racc Iria; 08-05-2005 at 11:05 AM.
Reply With Quote top
Reply

  RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo Compositing


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tutorial 05: Converting a Color Image to Black and White grayscale BW DannyRaphael Photo-Art 101 17 05-22-2011 05:55 PM
Graduated layer mask description. Gary Richardson Photo Compositing 2 06-10-2006 02:38 PM
select shape Peg Hidden Power Support 7 08-29-2004 07:10 PM
Help needed understanding these layers. peejay Photo-Based Art 3 01-16-2004 09:15 PM
Isle of Capri Harbor Bill M Photo-Based Art 8 06-27-2003 11:49 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved