Clipping Masks

You used clipping masks while making a few of the cool logo effects. It is also a great way to make your text stand out. Below is an example of a clipping mask from the TV show Cougar Town. Also below is another example I made with a picture of Michigan Stadium and the text "THE BIG HOUSE." Masks can be made from pictures or shapes with different textures, fills or gradients. Be creative!

Examples:

 

 

Movie:

Clipping masks were covered in Photoshop and Illustrator, but here is another quick movie tutorial:
Clipping Mask Tutorial

 

Assignments:

  1. Create the SURF Clipping Mask in this tutorial.

  2. Create a clipping mask using the text of your favorite vacation spot and a mask of a picture from there.

  3. Ceate a clipping mask from your first (or last) name.
    Each letter should be a separate mask of a graphic (appropriate) that helps define who you are. Example

Post a JPG of each to your Wiki page.