Step 1

Open Photoshop file

First of all, you'll need to make sure that the file you're working on is open in Photoshop. Here, we're using a model shot, which will be placed in front of a stripy background.

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You can find out how to achieve a cut-out like the model shown above in our 'How to remove a background in Photoshop' tutorial.

We're working on just two layers in this image, but you might be working on lots more layers.

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