By Bad Seed
In this tutorial I show you how to "fake a layer mask" if you are using Photoshop Elements. Everyone who uses Photoshop needs to know how to use a Layer Mask. This is one of the essential tools you should have in your toolbox. Once you know how to block parts of a layer using the layer mask, you'll save countless hours of cut & paste using the dreaded selection tools. Layer Masks are much easier - and FASTER!