DMA102: Color & Graphic DesignLayer Masking Tutorial: “FaceBall” 1. Download the Project Image, "TheAthlete.jpg" and open in Photoshop. 2. Double Click the Background Layer and rename it "Man". 3. Select the Lasso Tool from your Tools. Make a rough selection of just the mans entire head, as shown below: 4. Press Command+J to Duplicate the selection onto its own layer. Name that new layer "Face" 5. Use the Move Tool (V) to move the Face onto the Ball.
6. Press Command+T to Transform. Right-Click > Flip Horizontal. Rotate it slightly clockwise Right-Click > Warp. Move the Handles and the Mesh to warp the face so it looks more rounded like the ball. Press Enter to set the Transformation. See the below example:7. Add a Layer Mask to the Face Layer. Use a Large Brush (around 100 px) and Zero Hardness to mask away the edges of the face, as shown below:8. Set the Blending Mode of the Face layer to Hard Light.9. At the bottom of the Layer Panel, add a Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer. Set the Saturation to (-60).
10. Next, press Command+Option+ G so the Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer only affects the Face Layer (Clipping)11. Click back on the Face Layer. Duplicate it (Command+J). You now have "Face Copy", which has the clipped adjustment layer.12. In the Layers, move the "Face" layer to the top of the Layers Window. Your Layers should look like this:13. Select the top "Face" layer. Press COMMAND+SHIFT+U to Desaturate it. Change the Blending Mode to "Overlay". Duplicate it again. You should now have this:
14. Finishing Touches. Go back to the "Face Copy" layer (the one being clipped). Click on the Layer Mask side. Using the Brush set to black, mask away more of the skin, leaving just the features of the face.