First, you’ll view the image that you’ll create using masks and channels.
Start Photoshop, and then simultaneously hold down Ctrl+Alt+Shift (Windows) or Command+Option+Shift (macOS) to restore the default preferences. (See “Restoring default preferences” on page 5.)
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.
In this lesson, you’ll create a graphic for a podcast. The model was photographed in front of a different background. You’ll use Select And Mask to quickly isolate the model over the final background. You’ll also tilt the model’s head up a little more and create a pattern for the background.
Double-click the 06Start.psd thumbnail to open it in Photoshop. Click OK if you see an Embedded Profile Mismatch dialog box.
Choose File > Save As, rename the file to 06Working.psd, and click Save. Click OK if the Photoshop Format Options dialog box appears.
Saving a working version of the file lets you return to the original if you need it.