Masks give you a lot of control over things, plus, until you apply them, they
Here is one tutorial on them :
And another :
They are also very handy for doing effects in GAP.
--- Helen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I'm trying to learn about layer masks.
> I'm probably missing something important, but seems to me
> that one can get the same result with less effort by simply
> erasing what one does not want in an image, and keeping
> what is left.
> Or is there something different achieved by masking?
> Helen, using Gimp 2.2.10 on SuSE
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