Select Transparent Stuff with Blend Modes! – Photoshop Tutorial

Easily Mask Transparent Objects by Using Simple Blend Modes and Change the Background in Photoshop! In this video, we will mask a wine glass on a white background by using the concepts of how Blending Modes work, along with Blend-If.

Also in this tutorial, we will learn to create realistic reflections on the glass along with techniques to match it with the background. Then, we will also create a shadow to make the composite natural.

Hope this video helps, thank you for watching 🙂

2 Ways to Select Transparent Objects in Photoshop:

1. Sample Image of Glass (Stock):
2. Background Image:
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JesS NaN says:


খলনায়ক - Villain says:

i wish you were my math teacher
seriously bro you are awesome.

javier acevedo says:

Explicas perfectamente, a un ritmo constante que lo vuelve entendible rápidamente, ¡vaya que se aprende!

Muchas gracias Saludos desde México!

Ausmosis says:

By far the best PS tutorial youtube channel. Love your explanation of all the features you use. Very very helpful and very much appreciated!

Din Shardi says:

what keyboard you use?

Helmingard says:

Hello, what would be your tablet? Would it be a Wacom?

Veli Hamza ŞANLI says:

WOW Perfect Job!
greetings from Turkey

Edy Sutrisno says:

best tutorial

DanPROsak says:

Hi bro, can you show us how to troubleshoot Ps 2018 CC ram issue?

BloodyClash says:

😀 lol. finally i understand blend modes. very nice. thaaaaanksy. Also really like that at the end you again go quick through all steps

A to Z Pashto says:

Thank You for Expaining step by step .

S Shekar says:

Hi Umesh, Probably the best online tutorials I have ever seen. You language is natural, Clear and mature. You make a great teacher and please keep on teaching. All the best.

Luminous Rabbit says:

Look bro I love you

TheObvious Truth says:

so I need help with getting a wine glass that has wine in it. everything worked until we got to the multiply

LZRD. says:

You’re a magician and a very good teacher. I’m not even super interested in making something like this but you make it very engaging and easy to understand.

Aya Diandara says:


Ganesh Karhale says:

I thought you were doing just the opposite. Selecting and extracting glass from picture.

Santiago Mena says:


VinNus Peralassery says:

How to create perfume bottles design in Photoshop .. please create videos

Waqas ALi says:


Patrick Dizonz says:

ill just better take a photo of that easy ✌️

Cristoffer Lindström says:

Great videos, thanks for all tips 🙂

Caesar Gochi says:

You are amazing thank you

Nynuzz says:

I find forsaken new passion

Minh Thanh Vo says:

Thank you very much for sharing. U r the best pts lecturer ever!

Ahtasham Gul Sham says:

thanks…. nice explanation…. good teaching method… a new subscriber from Pakistan …

Freelance Graphic Designer says:

Thank you so much your idea you are creative man

Sachin Koli says:

Helpful for understanding Real meanings of multiply and screen blend modes…..Lots of thanks…..!

clocktowerlodger says:

Great tutorial – I’m just puzzled that near the end, when you created the shadow at the base of the glass, you left the layer set to normal and not multiply?

poopa911 says:

I love these tutorials, you are one of the most likeable and charismatic photoshop tutorial channels on this website, very informative!

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