Now we start this tutorial.
Select an image
Place a rectangle block using Rectangle Tool (or press U) behind the image, which is equal to the desired banner width.
Toggle image and rectangle block position, by using layer palette or Ctrl + keys
- Use Marquee tool to select area of the image and crop it, we used ruler to make sure that we select required height.
- Under properties panel we have all properties of a Marquee, which we can adjust as per our requirement.
After Cropping we have this result.
Go to command select creative option then select Auto Vector mask.
After selecting Auto vector mask a panel open with following mask options
Select your desired mask option and press Apply button.
OK below image I have done few steps together but below image help you to find out what all I have done.
These two handles visible on image (we also pointed one of them a circle) are used to control mask position and opacity level.
Under the properties panel we have all vector mask options.
Vector mask layer is also highlighted in Layer Palette.
After final adjustment of Vector mask, we put some text on Banner.
Good Luck, I hope that you will learn Vector mask with this simple Tutorial. Please give your feedback to help me to make things better.
At the end of this tutorial i am thank full to Makeup Forever for their image contribution and Dafont.com for their fonts.