How to Use A Texture as a Layer Mask in Photoshop — Medialoot
Double click the skull layer in the Layers panel to bring up the Layer Styles window and apply a Color Overlay. Set the Opacity to 100% and Color to #2d371a. Then click OK. Step 4 A handy tip when working with masks in Photoshop is to use a containing group layer instead of applying the mask directly to the object layer.