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A layer mask is used to hide portions of a layer and reveal portions of whatever layer is below it. You can modify the mask by using the brush tool and painting in either black or white.
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Have had to close many of projects because of the eraser tool I'm very new to photoshop this will help me so much THANKS.
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thank you for your tip. I have regreted many times after erasing part of an image. Now I am a new Photoshop editor, I am a fast learned. I really apreciate your vision to help us out to undertand this photoshop unioverse! Thank you grand Guru.
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I was very impressed with the use of Layer Masks. Until watching this Video, I didn't know it even existed. Many thanks. May I make a suggestion ? Is it possible to show us who are new to Photoshop how to use the Cookie Cutter Tool in Elements 6 ? Thanks again Mike Haire
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Very good tutorial. I am giilty of using eraser too often. I did try to use extract, but end up with raged edges and holes in the extracted object.
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i am very new to paintshop and did not know about this i was using the eraser how do i remove the eraser from the tools so i dont get tempted to use it
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