Create a Clipping Mask with Brushes
1. Create a Foundation
Build the background for your artsy layout design.
- Create a new 12 x 12 page at 300 dpi.
- Open and drag your paper onto the layout using the Move Tool from the Tools Panel to create your layout foundation.
- Pattern paper #1 from ArtPlay Palette Vintage Summer was used for this page.
2. Make Clipping Mask
Use a variety of brushes to create a custom clipping mask.
- Stamp ArtsyStains on New Layers over the photo using the Paint Brush Tool from the Tools Panel.
- ArtsyStains No. 8 was used on this page.
- Move, rotate and resize the brush imprints as preferred using the Transform Tool.
- Press CMD/CTRL + E to merge the stain layers together when you are satisfied with the coverage.
- Clip your photo to the merged stains and then merge the two layers together.
- For a more prominent image, press CMD/CTRL + J to duplicate the layer.
- Repeat and apply different Blending Modes as preferred.
Learn more about Brushes in the aAdvanced Brushes workshop for Photoshop and Elements.
Add Brushes, WordArt and Embellishments.
- Finish the page by adding WordArt, Textures, Stitching, Artsy Transfers and Brushes from the aA store.
- Have fun and enjoy the adventure of creating!
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