Photoshop is very entertaining as you can beautifully play with images at the ease of your palm. Edit any image for corrections if you know how to use Photoshop thriftily and deftly. Today, in this tutorial, I am mentioning the steps of how to create clipping paths in Photoshop to enhance the visual appearance of an image and place it on another background.
Clipping path lends you the ease to cut out objects or people from a background which can then further be placed on new layouts. One epic feature in newer version of Photoshop is that saved paths concealed within Jpeg files can now be used as a full or clipped version depending upon the requirements of the draft.
The steps I am going to mention work faultlessly for the objects or images which have distinct edges and can be sliced with ease. Translucent edges like hair or other materials don’t get that justification. Here are the exceptional and self-explanatory steps to create clipping paths:
- Open the image which needs to be trimmed.
2. Pick the pen tool and create a path around your object. But to avoid the white nimbus in the finished picture, it’s better if you draw the path in the inner edges. This way you will end up with flawless cut out which seems realistic and not engraved.
3. Now is the time to close the path when you are done with drawing. Click on the start point to cease the pathway.
4. Go to “Paths Panel” and double tap on the work path in order to hoard the path for future allusion. As per your choice, rename the path and it will be entrenched inside your document which will put it together for you in the final Jpeg.
5. It’s simple like anything as you are very close to your final outcome now. Once when you are done with the step fourth, it’s the time to click on the sub-menu under “Paths Panel” and create clipping path.
6.To snip off the object from the existing background, smack on “Clipping Path” from the dropdown menu and hit OK.
7. Here you go, save this clipped picture as JPEG by clicking on Save As under File Menu.
So guys this was all about clipping paths creation in Photoshop. And now we will move on to locate this clipping path in Indesign. Let’s take a look.
- Open In-design with a new file.
2. Pull out File menu and hit on Place to open the clipped picture which has recently been saved in Photoshop. Choose the file and place it in In-design.
3. Moving on further, pull the Object Menu>Clipping Path>Options and it will open up a Clipping path dialog box.
4. Click on Type menu and select the Photoshop path which further asks for Path dropdown menu and here you are supposed to choose “Clipping Path”.
5. It’s done… You have correctly located the clipped picture by clicking on OK.
So guys, I hope you got what you were looking for in this tutorial. I would be glad to know your opinions in the comment box that how did you like it. Till then, enjoy reading. Good bye…
DESCRIPTION: Check out some easy steps in Photoshop to cut out an object from the background. So create a clipping path of an image and enhance its visual appearance.
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