Making One Layer Fit Into Another in Photoshop

An excerpt from Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature: This Photoshop masking feature comes in really handy. It’s called a clipping mask, and it’s a type of mask that we use with layers. Its main purpose is letting you use a shape on one layer to mask layers above it. Clipping masks have a ton of good uses, but one great example is creating a greeting card. Plus, I’ll show you a very slick little shortcut for aligning multiple layers more precisely. STEP 1: Create a new blank document We’ll kick off our greeting card by creating (Read more...)