Advanced Photoshop Masking Tools


Course Description

In this advanced-level course, you will learn how to leverage the power of Adobe Photoshop to isolate subjects and create photo compositions.  Some of the advanced skills we’ll be working on are using channels, editing masks and using vector tools to make complex selections.  All of these tools can be used independently or together to help you achieve the effects world-class artists use every day.

Content Includes:

Mask using Color Range

In this lesson, you will use the color range tool to select a person on a green screen and add them to a new background.

Mask using Channels

In this lesson, you will use color channels to help build a mask to select the model and place on a new background.

Mask using Layer Mask Refinements

In this lesson, you will use the mask refinement tools to perfectly isolate hair on the model and move the model to a new background

Mask using Vector Tools

In this lesson, you will use the pen tool to perfectly select a car and remove it from the background and place the car in a new scene.

Course Content

Total learning: 20 lessons Time: 2 weeks
  • Introduction  0/2

  • Mask using Color Range  0/4

    • Lecture2.1
    • Lecture2.2
    • Lecture2.3
    • Lecture2.4
  • Mask using Channels  0/4

    • Lecture3.1
    • Lecture3.2
    • Lecture3.3
    • Lecture3.4
  • Mask using Layer Mask Refinements  0/4

    • Lecture4.1
    • Lecture4.2
    • Lecture4.3
    • Lecture4.4
  • Mask using Vector Tools  0/6

    • Lecture5.1
    • Lecture5.2
    • Lecture5.3
    • Lecture5.4
    • Lecture5.5
    • Lecture5.6


Admin bar avatar
Teacher, Visual Designer, Web Developer

I bring over 20 years of design experience. Having worked in a myriad of roles including production artist, graphic designer, web developer and photographer. I have a unique skillset to bring to the classroom. Furthermore, I am in the process of earning a master's degree in instructional design and technology.


0 rating

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star


  • 56 Minutes of Video
  • 7 Lessons
  • Language: English
  • Certificate of Completion