Clipping Masks

There are tons of ways to create a clipping mask in Photoshop. In the giraffe picture, I used a mask and the backround was a texture from Pixabay. The giraffe picture was mine.

In the Hairy Woodpecker picture, I used an Oscraps mask and a painted texture behind it. I put my picture on top of the mask, and clipped it to it. The mask revealed some of the background of the picture in spots that made it look like paint splatter. Then the bottom (base) layer shows through behind it. I wanted something that was light to emphasize the bird, so I picked a light texture for the background. And then I used an Oscraps frame to frame it.

Okay, I’m off like a herd of turtles, as my dad would say when we were going off to do something as a family and he was always ready to go, but then he had to wait on the rest of us. Still working on Red Wolf. Moved a section to another part of the book, then figured that didn’t work and moved it back and had to change things all over again. sigh.

Have a super wonderful day! It’s Wednesday! Woohoo!


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