Masking out the hair.
It can strike fear and trepidation in even the most bold Photoshopper’s heart. If you’re in front of a solid background it’s easier, but what about when you’re not? What if you want to blur a populated background or make it darker so that your avatar stands out more?
In this tutorial I will show you how to mask out hair (with fly-aways or wisps!) using channels with dodge and burn.
As this is an intermediate-advanced level tutorial, you do need basic knowledge of Photoshop layers, tools and layout. I also want to warn everyone that … Read more at the source.