First, you’ll view the image that you’ll create using masks and channels.
- Start Photoshop, and then immediately hold down Ctrl+Alt+Shift (Windows) or Command+Option+Shift (Mac OS) to restore the default preferences. (See “Restoring default preferences” on page 4.)
- When prompted, click Yes to delete the Adobe Photoshop Settings file.
- Choose File > Browse In Bridge to open Adobe Bridge.
- Click the Favorites tab on the left side of the Bridge window. Select the Lessons folder, and then double-click the Lesson06 folder in the Content panel.
- Study the 06End.psd file. To enlarge the thumbnail so that you can see it more clearly, move the thumbnail slider at the bottom of the Bridge window to the right.
- Double-click the 06Start.psd file’s thumbnail to open it in Photoshop. Click OK if you see an Embedded Profile Mismatch dialog box.
In this lesson, you’ll create a magazine cover. The model for the cover was photographed in front of a different background. You’ll use masking and the Refine Mask feature to place the model on the appropriate background.