[Photoshop]How to make alpha texture (mask)
keywords：Photoshop How to make alpha texture (mask)
1, Open the original image that you want the alpha making from.
2, switch to
3, Hide the RGB channels and display the alpha channel.
4, Choose the
Magic Wand Tool.
5, Select the area that you want to making alpha (mask).
6, After selection accomplished, press
Ctrl + C to copy the selected area.
Ctrl + N to new a document, and set the width and height as the same as the original image. Set the Color Mode as
Background Contents as
After creation, an empty image would be shown.
8, Now press
Ctrl + V to paste the copied area previously.
9, Then save the current document as PNG.
10, Now you can open this png into other application to see if there’s a alpha channel in image. e.g. Unreal Engine
If want to adjust the position of selected area, you need to paste the selected area to new document with specified size, then save as PNG, then open this PNG, then copy and paste the alpha layer to destination.
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