Image masking is a process of background removal. The method is applied on the soft edge of the furry or hairy images, model image, doll or furry animal images, thin fabrics and so on. To remove the backdrop from this type of images, only the application of the clipping path is not enough. In this case, image masking service comes necessarily to do the job perfectly.
Traditionally, a graphic designer uses, a mouse, Adobe Photoshop and its various tools such as the pen tool, brush tool, add layer mask, refine edge, etc. He does the work manually and he has to do it very carefully for perfection. But, in case of furry images, 100% perfectly masking becomes almost impossible. This type of image needs something more. And that is why, the designers use Pen Tablet.
Pen tablet or graphics tablet is an input device. It works with the Photoshop as a helper. The graphic experts use it during image editing instead of the mouse. It is very difficult to point out the flying hair by the mouse for image masking. But, the pen tablet can easily and perfectly perform this task. Moreover, the device enables a user to hand-draw images, animation and graphics. It has a pen-like stylus, which gives a feeling of drawing images with a pencil and paper. The designers use it to capture various data or handwritten signatures. They also use it to trace an image from a piece of paper.
The designers use a pen tablet during image masking because it can perfectly point out the hairy soft edge of the image. It is faster and more efficient than a mouse.
However, if you use pen tablet or not, you have to be experienced and expert to get perfect hair masking result. Alternatively, you can go with a professional photo editing company to get professional result for your masking related images such as model photos. Lazy Mask is one of the best masking related photo editing service providers who use pen tablet for perfect hair masking.