Extractions, removing backgrounds, selections, cut-outs: Whatever you call them, it all boils down to creating a great mask in Photoshop. As this is possibly the most difficult skill to learn in Photoshop, it's only natural to look at Photoshop masking plugins. Photoshop Masking Plugins were quite good before Adobe released CC! Of course, at that time Adobe set the bar … [Read more...] about Photoshop Masking Plugin – do you really need one?
Let's face it, Photoshop has come a LONG way with their masking tools over the past two years. In this review we're going to compare Topaz Mask AI, with Photoshop's Select and Mask. Topaz Mask uses a trimap system to help their AI compute a mask. Photoshop artists who are not be skilled at using Photoshop's onboard masking tools may find this appealing. Unfortunately it … [Read more...] about Topaz Mask AI Review: Disappointing masking tool – Updated April 2021