Mask vector shapes

How to mask shapes in Photoshop CC 2018 2017 2015 CS6 CS5 etc tutorial

Mask shapes in Photoshop

how to mask a shape in Photoashop tutorial
  1. Select Photoshop custom shape tool (or ellipse etc) and set to shape layer option for masks

  2. Select shape and color and apply

  3. Goto the layer menu and select Layer mask and 'reveal all'

  4. Goto layer menu and select the layer mask thumbnail (right side thumbnail)

  5. Set shape option to fill / pixel mode and color to black and apply to document

  6. To return to 'normal', just click the layer thumbnail instead of the mask

Video tutorial about the subject by (youtube)


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