Hello. This tutorial is based on using a layer masks to merge two pictures. Each factor, be it a leg, claw, tail or no matter, can be selected with an appropriately onerous edge (usually a 1-pixel feather when converting the clipping path to a range) after which “pale” into it’s new adjoining part through the use of massive delicate brushes and a layer mask.
Although we will now be wanting on the new Adobe Photoshop CS5 capabilities, I must stress at this stage that total new CS5 product might be virtually ninety% the identical as CS4, so if you do resolve to upgrade, there may be only about 10% of the overall program that you will need to learn how to use successfully.
Properly, black, white, and a variety of shades of gray in between, however that’s it. The world’s most powerful picture editor, an industry standard amongst photographers, designers, and nearly all artistic professionals, capable of producing hundreds of thousands, even billions of colours has no concept what coloration is.
You will need to understand that this only works for 8 bit per channel images – these that may be put into layers nevertheless it might perform also on 16 bit per channel pictures with Optipix plug-in that enables direct collection of darkish or mild edges.
For those who discover that the de-crack motion has in-advertently lost among the detail of components of the picture, you’ll be able to easily go to the offending “de-crack” layer in query and erase the de-crack effect selectively utilizing the eraser device, bringing back wanted detail.