More Photoshop

Trying to fill in my knowledge of photoshop with some tutorials in areas that I’m a bit sketchy. I’ve never been good with layers masks, I’m usually lazy and use the brute force method of using selections but I know that’s bad so time to figure out masks. This tutorial helped and I produced this:

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(it doesn’t look like much – certainly isn’t as cool as the glass ball – and I’m still not 100% on how to use masks, more practice is needed)