On 04/20/2011 11:20 AM, Richard Gitschlag wrote:
> ... elision by patrick ...
> More specifically, on the Layers menu, select "Add Layer Mask", with full 
> opacity (white), then click on the mask icon from the Layers toolbox (it will 
> appear next to the source layer) and start painting on it like you would any 
> grayscale surface.  (You can toggle the "Show Layer Mask" option any time you 
> want to see exactly what the mask layer by itself looks like.)  You can keep 
> it this way for working, or when finished, select "Apply Layer Mask" to 
> transfer the layer mask into the source layer's alpha channel.
What a beautiful elegant description.  Clear and complete.  Nice writing.


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