In this tutorial, you will learn how to mask hair from complicated backgrounds in Photoshop.
We will start with a quick crash course on layer masks and the select and mask workspace.
Then we will use an image with a solid background to learn the basics and after that, we will work on a photo with a busy background.
You will learn how to create Photoshop Brushes to help you recreate hair when you simply cannot extract it from its background.
I’ve done a similar Hair Masking in Photoshop tutorial for Adobe that you can watch on Adobe’s website: Learn advanced techniques to cut out hair from complicated backgrounds.
In This Photoshop Hair Masking Tutorial, You Will Learn:
- How Layer Masks Masks Work
- Select and Mask Overview
- Remove Person From Background (Solid Background)
- Remove Person From Busy Background
- Paint Strands of Hair
- Painting With Hair Brushes
- How To Make Hair Brushes in Photoshop
- Final Image Breakdown
- Camera Raw – Add Grain and Sharpen
Download Brush: 147-ptc-hair-brushes.zip (22907 downloads)
Check out this tutorial to learn how to cut out fur from busy backgrounds.