Cool Image Transparency Gradient Effect

So the other day I was trying to figure out how to do something in Pixelmator (Im pretty sure it works for Photoshop) and I accidentally stumbled into this effect. First, I opened up an image that I wanted to spruce up. Second, I Added a Layer Mask in the Layer Menu Then, I used a Transparent to Black Gradient and got this:   Why is this cool?  Well, now you can add a nice background color or even another image in the background to make some very professional looking artwork! 🙂     The original idea I was after was from a tutorial I found online which took a… Read More

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