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    Blue Red Banding On Photo

    So I did some minor touchup on this photo in lightroom and then brought it over in PS CC and now I am seeing these red and blue banding. I pressed J to disable clipping indicator but that didn't work What's this about and how to deactivate it? Thanks
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    PS Clipping Mask Problem

    Hi all Can someone please help solve a very frustrating problem I am having wrapping an image around a mug template. I have created a rectangle, used the warp and brought in my image but when I create the clipping mask my image disappears. I thought I would be able to manipulate my image...
  3. TripleYoThreat

    Gold 'Trajan Color' Font Outline On Object

    Hi, hope you're doing well! I have this that I am working on. I love Trajan Color's gold look. It is gold on one side and darker on the other. Looks amazing. I was trying to get that crisp outline on the hand, so I tried making a huge text layer with very little tracking to create a...
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    Issues with clipping mask and overlay blending options.

    Hello Gurus! First post. I am following this tutorial ( ) and ran into a hiccup on step 9. I have created a circle with the ellipsis tool as a background to a cat image. I then applies a clipping mask as...
  5. Pixel and Bracket

    Illustrator Illustrator Quick Tip: How to Create a Clipping Mask

    In this tutorial I will be using Adobe Illustrator CC 2015. If you have an earlier or later version, it's possible that you might see some subtle differences. I do the majority of my work on a Mac, but I will try and provide PC tooltips as well. Mac Shortcut Keys: Ellipse Tool: " L " Bring to...
  6. Rufkraft

    Illustrator Help with Selection please?!

    Hello all, Not the best with illustrator and having a problem with a selection. In the picture below I am trying to remove/select the middle row of trees so a gradient can show through. In PS I would just lower fill to 0% or ctrl+click and remove the selection from the top layer. Not so in...
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    Clipping Mask disappears

    Hello! I am working on a project and I am trying to create an overlay for a mockup. I created a rectangle with a fill to create a clipping mask but when I apply the clipping mask, the mask and the fill disappears. I have tried using a copy of the layer then creating the clipping mask but...
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    How to get a blending mode to just affect the layer directly below it

    :banghead: This is driving me crazy. I want to constrain the blending mode of one layer to interact ONLY with the layer directly below it. Like clipping an adjustment layer. I read one post about option clicking between the two layers and the cursor turns into 2 double rings and you click and...
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    need help with clipping mask

    I must be getting dense in my old age..I have watched a half a dozen vids and tutorials on how to use clipping masks (they we all different in their mythology due to different vers) and several threads have said forget PS, use Illustrator. I saw this photo on the web and I am trying to...
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    Is it possible to have multiple views of a layer

    I have some iPhone templates that I can use to clip the layer I'm working in so it shows through on the iPhone screen. I want to see what it looks like on different models, colors, portrait/landscape, etc. I've been copying and pasting the layer so I can view it under each template. Is it...
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    " The image is larger than the paper's printable area; some clipping will occur." What is this and how do i fix it?? Really need a quick answer I am in a great hurry!! Thank you in advance.
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    PSD's and Layers

    I've just started my web development freelance career… I've downloaded a PSD Web Template, I want to practice converting those templates into working websites. Before I start that, I have one question (for now :-)). I noticed when I opened the PSD, I opened up the layers palette… Because...
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    Clipping Mask problem

    Hi I was wondering if it is possible to convert/copy a clipping mask to a layer mask. The reason is, that I have a textured layer, and a highlight layer. By selecting the highlight layer and creating a clipping mask, I get the effect I want. But... I want to save the highlight layer on...
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    Illustrator Clipping paths not allowed for live paint?

    I'm needing to use the live paint tool but when doing so I get an error message. "The selection contains objects that cannot be converted. Live Paint groups can only contain paths and compound paths. Clipping paths are not allowed." I'm guessing its from the pen tool as this was the first...
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    Multiple Clipping Paths on same layer

    It seems that it not able to make several paths on a single layer and then turn each path into it's own "clipping path " rather than just an outline path...Is this correct or am I doing something wrong ? I have 3 pieces of silverware on a background and want to outline each one separately then...
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    Texture blending? Clipping mask?...or what? help please.

    Im trying to get this flyer to look more like its acctually ON the wood. i want to see the wood texture in the flyer without losing some opacity of the flyer....thanks in advance.
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    Clipping Path Service at Low Cost

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  18. amigo

    Photoshop Tutorial #5 - Clipping Masks.

    Hi again! I'm glad to let you know I uploaded tutorial #5, and this time I also have more good news for you all. I'm working on a blog that will have more detailed information about the tutorials and more tips and tricks, AND... The original .PSD and Photos I've used in my tutorials...
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    Why Clipping Path is better?

    There are many options in Photoshop and other Image Manipulation software to create transparent background, like: Extract Filter, Magic Wand, Quick Mask, etc. None of this these options can provide the crispy outlook of cutout images other than Clipping Path. Moreover, for complex images...
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    Which tools is best for Clipping path?

    Which tool seems effective to you for best clipping path results? 1. Magic Wand Tool 2. Lasso 3. Pen Tool Please answer with the reason. Thanks Boorhan