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Old 05-22-2002, 10:33 AM
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tip for making a mask

We all struggle with making masks - at least I do...

When masking out an object that is dark and set against a fairly dark background it is often difficult to see the separation between the object and the background.

I've discovered that inverting the image often makes the separation much easier to see. After you're done making the mask, just invert again.

Hope you find this helpbul

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Old 05-22-2002, 11:22 AM
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Hi Margaret,

Thanks for the tip! I have to make masks all the time, and I'm not that great at them so I'll have to try that next time I need to mask anything.

- David
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Old 05-22-2002, 07:09 PM
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Great tip Margaret! I've filed that away, as I've had to work on plenty such images.
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Old 05-22-2002, 08:16 PM
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That's one I won't forget soon. Thanks very much.

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