This article will show you how to cut out cloud, veils or any object with transparency in photoshop and create them into brush in photoshop. This article has 2 part:
1. Technique to cut out cloud, veils… (object transparency) by using “channel” in photoshop
2. Create brush of those thing in photoshop
Cut out in photoshop using Channel
There is video tutorials of this technique:
Create brush which been cut out in photoshop, to save them for the later using
I’ve used the stock below for example:
Using the technique cutting-out by using “Channel”, we have:
Next step, create a New Layer ( ctr + shift + N ) – On this layer press ( ctr + shift + alt + E )
Hide the bottom layer, in the top layer click “lock transparent” as the image below:
Holding ctr and click on thumbnail of layer 1 to select the veils cutted-out.
Fill Black color on the selection ( alt + delete )
Then go to Edit > Define Brush Preset > Name for the brush > OK > Done.
Now, you save the veil into brush in photoshop successfuly. You can use it later easily.