How To Create New Masks

How To Create New Masks

Learn how to create five different types of masks from scratch, including Hide All, Show All, Hide Selection, Show Selection or From Image mask options. Each of the five options results in a different effect when combining these masks with photos. Watch this tutorial to learn how easy it is to manipulate your photo and its surroundings with the flexibility of New Mask Layer options.

Download a printable copy of the tutorial and the sample images to complete the steps on your own.

Thanks for watching! We hope you found this tutorial helpful and we would love to hear your feedback in the Comments section below. And don’t forget to visit our Photo User Gallery and show us what you’ve learned by sharing your photo projects with us.

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Comments (4)

  • patti Reply

    So, It’s August tomorrow. Any chance your tutorial team will have the written tutorial for “How To Create a New Mask”, “Creating Masks from Text and Shapes”, and “Creating Masks from Selections” done before the end of the year? Sure don’t understand what is taking so long.

    July 31, 2019 at 12:42 pm
    • gilliandarby Reply

      Hi Patti,

      The written versions of these tutorials are available on the tutorial pages. Please use the link in the first paragraph “download a printable copy of this tutorial…” to download a zip file that contains a PDF and the sample images used in the tutorials.

      The Discovery Center team

      August 1, 2019 at 6:08 am
  • patricia parrish Reply

    Looking for the written tutorial for “How To Create a New Mask”, “Creating Masks from Text and Shapes”, and “Creating Masks from Selections” as the are not listed on the tutorial page as indicated.

    Please let me know where I can find them as I would like to add them to my printed Mask tutorials for reference.

    Thank you


    January 31, 2019 at 9:16 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Patricia,

      Our tutorial team is just finishing up the PDFs for those tutorials, and download links will be available shortly!

      Discovery Center Team

      February 2, 2019 at 3:48 pm

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