Thank you! I use the pen tool here, but can't get it to cut away the part like in your photo. Do I not have something selected properly?View attachment 71509
open your photograph (this is low quality, but you get the idea)
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Paste in your floor (or place, whichever)
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Select the "Pen" tool and, holding the shift key on your keyboard, draw the straight lines where you want to make the "cut" (mask) - Make sure at the top of Photoshop the dropdown says "Path", not shape or pixels.
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Here you can see how I've gone off the artboard with the pen tool, all around the section you want to KEEP visible. Join the selection back where you started.
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Click the "mask" button at the bottom of the layers palette, this will create the above mask. This is the mask button: View attachment 71514
You can move the layer with the basketball player now, so he's in the right spot.
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Create a new layer, and fill it with your desired colour.
Hold CTRL + Click on the "black and white" mask section to the right of the layer containing your floorView attachment 71516
Whilst the red layer is still selected, again click the mask button at the bottom of the layers pallette.
at the top of the layers pallette you'll see a drop down that says "Normal" - change this to multiply.
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You should have this.
Now just add text, basketball team logos, whatever else.
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