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How to create shadow effect using clipping path in Photoshop

14 September

Shadow effect

Shadow effect is a common and important work for Graphic Industries. When a Picture was/are Captured or created there are some essential editing needed to make the picture better than ever. The designer has to go through some certain types of procedure to make a editing. Shadow effect is one of them.

shadow effect before after

Let’s start the tutorial-

Step 1:

As you see. I select a product shoe for the shadow making. Already I created a clipping path for the shoe with pen tool by drawing the exact outline edge to move it into a transparent background

shadow making

Step 2:

Take a new layer and paste color on the new layer for bright background and different from white

shadow making

Step 3:

Use pen tool to draw the path just under the shoe to make shadow layer; draw as same as I did in the image, but it can be different base on product size

shadow making

Step 4:

Select work path on the path layer and click over the path to active visibility and paste a similar color on the shadow path

shadow making

Step 5:

Move the shadow layer under layer 1

shadow making

Step 6:

Add layer mask from bottom layer 1 beside the layer 3

shadow making

Step 7:

Use a layer mask from bottom layer 1 beside the layer 3

shadow making

Step 8:

If you are satisfied with the editing save the JPEG format

shadow effect

Conclusion

Thanks for visiting my tutorial. We Click Art BD LTD family is always for you to give the best solution for any photoshop and illustrator related problems of complex photo editing.

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Sabrina Khan

Blogger at Click Art BD LTD

info@clickartbd.ca

 

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