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Author Topic: How do you create an alpha map in photoshop? (2 messages, Page 1 of 1)
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Posted: Apr 5, 2009 11:13 PM    Msg. 1 of 2       
I want to create a ground texture with an alpha map. Can I just create an alpha map by using 2 layers? how do you create an alpha map? I am trying to reenact what this guy is doing, but using photoshop, not paintshop. fast forward to :35.

Joined: Jan 14, 2008

Posted: Apr 6, 2009 01:55 AM    Msg. 2 of 2       
In the "Channels" tab, which should be next to the "Layers" tab, click the "New Channel" button, which looks the same as "Create New Layer". It prompts you to name the channel "Alpha 1", click OK. Then click the new channel "Alpha 1". Then continue on the ground map.


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