>Basically you use layers and your masks. You would for example have two
>layers, one with the green design, and one with the yellow design. Then
>switch on your quickmask (bottom left corner there is a box that turns the
>image redish), and using your favorite grunge brush and the brush tool,
>start painting the spots you want to delete on the top layer. After that
>click on the quickmask again, which will cause the area you painted to
>become selected - yes in the shape of your grunge. Now just delete that
>from your top layer, and the bottom layer will show through. Alpha
>transparency also takes effect here so you end up with some areas that are
>kind of green and kind of yellow.

I've been playing with this technique. I'm getting quiet excited about what I
can achieve with it. 

I'm also wondering - is there a way to save the selections?
Usually I save my selections by saving them to a path. Of course, I recognise
that paths are solid, so they won't save the gradations in alpha values.

So, is there a way to save my selections, maintaining the different alpha
values in them?


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