Adobe Photoshop CC In-Depth: Compositing and Masking Hair Made Easy

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In this class, Scott gets you up and running fast on creating realistic composite images (where you put your subject on a different background or different environment than they were photographed on), and he takes you through a host of techniques that cover the “Holy Grail” of compositing, which is masking hair and keeping lots of detail intact. He covers a number of different techniques, including using channels and blend mode tricks for easy masking. You’ll learn how to match tone and color and finishing moves that pull it all together. It’s a really solid introduction into the art of masking and compositing and the essential techniques you need to know from the start.

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Simple Lighting Setup
Lesson 3 : Backgrounds
Lesson 4 : Masking Hair Trick
Lesson 5 : Masking with Channels
Lesson 6 : Portrait Technique
Lesson 7 : Selecting a Subject: Part 1
Lesson 8 : Selecting a Subject: Part 2
Lesson 9 : Dealing with Fringe
Lesson 10 : Matching Tone and Color
Lesson 11 : Unifying the Image

Scott Kelby | Award-Winning Photoshop, Photography & Lightroom Author

Scott Kelby

Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original "Photoshop Guy", is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.

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