How to Create a 3D Pop-Out Effect in Photoshop

Learn how to create a 3D Pop-Out Effect in Photoshop using two simple Layer Masks.

This tutorial is part of my Photoshop in-app tutorials. You can open the tutorial image directly from Photoshop and follow the coach mark overlays to follow along. You will need Photoshop 2021 (22.5) and newer.

In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to use a combination of Layers and Layer Masks to create the illusion that the skateboarder is jumping out of the phone.

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📘 INDEX – How To Create a 3D Pop-Out Effect in Photoshop
00:00 – Introduction
00:13 – Photoshop In-App Tutorials
01:06 – Duplicate the Background Layer
01:29 – Disable Both Skateboarder Layers & Activate BG
01:35 – Select the Phone Screen with the Magic Wand Tool
01:52 – Apply the Phone Screen Selection to the Skateboarder
02:15 – Select the Main Subject & Apply a Mask
03:00 – Fine-Tune the Mask
03:30 – Link Layers to Move as One Unit
04:31 – Final Thoughts


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