What does the “Protect Alpha” button do? Protect Alpha is kind of like a clipping mask for that layer. So let’s say you have a circle on layer one. You pick “Protect Alpha” and decided that you want to put random lines on this circle. On the SAME layer start drawing lines and they will only go in the circle.
How do you alpha lock in FireAlpaca?
how do you get to “Protect Alpha“? On top of the layers is a box with opacity, blending, and then it lists Protect Alpha, Clipping, and Lock. Just check the box next to Protect Alpha.
Whats the difference between clipping and protect Alpha?
Can you tell me what Protect Alpha and Clipping do? With Protect Alpha checked you’ll only be able to draw on areas of the canvas that have already been drawn on. it’s useful for coloring your line art. … The layer set to clipping will only allow you to draw on the area where the layer below it has something drawn on it.
Which is better Krita or FireAlpaca?
Krita is intended to replace Adobe Photoshop and will make your graphics more interesting and realistic. Krita has similar features to Photoshop and Illustrator, allowing you to work with both raster and vector graphics. While FireAlpaca offers fewer tools, its brush customization and creation options are impressive.
How do you protect Alpha in Photoshop?
May 21, 2016. Posted in: Tip Of The Day. To lock transparent pixels, so that you can only paint in pixels that are opaque, press the / (forward slash) key or click on the first icon next to the word “Lock:” in the Layers panel. To unlock transparent pixels press the / key again.
Why is Alpha lock not working?
With alpha lock the pixels opacity is locked so you can’t make them less transparent, if that makes sense. Also make sure your layer blend mode as not changed. Try posting a screenshot with your layers menu open so we can see how to help.
How do I use Alpha Lock Ibispaint?
How to use Alpha Lock. Open the Layer window, select the layer with the line drawing, and tap on Alpha Lock to turn it on. The color sticks out of the drawing with the alpha lock off. But if you turn it on, the color stays within the drawing.