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Layering Designs in Photoshop - Clipping Mask

Posted on 14th December 2016
This tutorial will walk you through overlaying an image over another - in this case applying a 'gold foil' design over a logo design. In technical terms this is known as a clipping mask.

 Open a PSD designs in Photoshop, with a transparent background - this could also be a PNG image, EPS, AI file etc:-

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Select all of the relevant layers aside from background layer (if there is one):-

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Press Ctrl-G/Cmd-G, or go to Layer > Group Layers.


They should now appear in a layer group as follows:-

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Next, copy and paste the following gold foil design into your document:-

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Scale and resize the gold foil design until it covers the whole logo:-

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Whilst resizing, you may wish to change the interpolation to Nearest Neighbour at the top:-

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Next, right click the gold foil layer:-

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And locate 'Create clipping mask':-

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This will now apply the gold layer style to your design:-

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