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Clipping Mask in Photoshop – How to Use a Clipping Mask in Photoshop 7.0

Are you trying to do a clipping mask in Photoshop 7.0 version?

Well, you are in the right place. Today in this brief tutorial I’m going to share how you can use the Clipping Mask feature in Photoshop 7.0 version. Clipping Mask is the most useful feature in Photoshop. 


Just simply follow this tutorial then you can easily use the clipping mask feature in Text or any Shape.

Clipping Mask in Photoshop


Before we started today’s tutorial let’s understand how clipping masks actually work. 


What is Clipping Mask?

Basically, a clipping mask is a group of layers to which a mask is applied. The bottommost layer or base layer defines the visible boundaries of the entire group.

For example, suppose you have a shape in the base layer, a photograph in the layer above it, and text in the topmost layer. Now if you apply the clipping mask feature the photograph and text will appear only through the shape outline in the base layer.

So, let’s start…

How to use Clipping Mask in Photoshop 7.0

Below is the complete step-by-step tutorial on how to use the clipping mask feature in Photoshop 7.0 version with every single step screenshot instructions.

Step 1: Open Photoshop 7.0 version on your PC/Laptop and follow all the steps given below.

Step 2: Go to the File option at the top menu bar and take a New page/document setup as your recommended settings [press Ctrl + N key for shortcut]


Clipping Mask in Photoshop


Step 3: Now press T on the keyboard or click on the T icon at the toolbar. Then simply click and hold the mouse and drag it over the page setup. After that start typing text.


Clipping Mask in Photoshop


Step 4: Again go to the File option at the top menu bar then select the Open option and choose that image you want to clip mask. You can also drag and drop the image.


Clipping Mask in Photoshop


Step 5: Now press and hold the Alt key on the keyboard between that two-layer and just click on the mouse.


Clipping Mask in Photoshop


That’s done.

Note: For this tutorial, I’m using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 version. But also you can follow the same steps in the higher version of Photoshop to create a Clipping Mask.

I hope this tutorial post will be helpful to you. If you really like this tutorial post then please do share it on social platforms – Facebook, Twitter,  WhatsApp, etc and don’t forgot to leave a comment below if you have any queries/suggestions related to this topic. 

Pranjyoti Patgiri
Hi, myself Pranjyoti Patgiri founder and fountainhead of PatgiriDigital. A passionate Blogger who like to share tech guide, online money making tips, best gadgets, deals & offers, etc on this Blog.
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