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Can I do alpha for color channel only while height/ normal channel would stay unmasked ?

Enthusiast ,
Jan 24, 2024 Jan 24, 2024

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is it possible ?  for example to color only cavities of a layer  ?

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Adobe Employee ,
Jan 25, 2024 Jan 25, 2024

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Hi @kirkr5689,

 

I'm not sure to fully understand your need, but you can't mask a specific channel of a layer without masking the other channels.

 

To color only the cavities of a Layer, I would either use a compare mask, or Anchor point with Levels.

 

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Cyril Dellenbach (Micro) | QA Support Artist | Adobe

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Jan 25, 2024 Jan 25, 2024

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Thanks Cyril ,  Could you please tell me how can i mask a specific channel only?   You mean by doing a layer copy with  say  color channel   only   and unchecking   it on original layer? 

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