Learn how to use clipping masks in Photoshop to hide or reveal parts of your layer.
To create a clipping mask, do one of the following:
To add additional layers to the clipping mask, use either of the methods described in the step 2 and work your way upward one level at a time in the Layers panel. Layers in the clipping mask are assigned the opacity and mode attributes of the base layer.
If you create a layer between layers in a clipping mask, or drag an unclipped layer between layers in a clipping mask, the layer becomes part of the clipping mask.
To remove a layer from a clipping mask, do one of the following: