Select hair Photoshop Elements 11


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Selecting hair

One of the most difficult selections to make is a selection around a soft fine edge like a model's hair, or animal fur, or some fine leaves on a tree. None of the selection tools that we've seen so far will do a very good job of making that kind of selection; but there is one feature, Refine Edge, which can help you to make just this kind of selection. Let me show you how it's done. I'll start by making an initial selection using a couple of the selection tools that we've already seen. I'll get the Quick Selection Brush tool, I'll come into the image, and I'm going to click and drag over the harder-edged parts of this photo--the model's jacket and the model's hand.

Then I'm going to switch to a tool over which I have more control, the Lasso tool. I'll click on the Lasso tool here in the toolbar, and then in its Options bar I'll click the Add icon to add to this initial selection. Then I'm going to come into the image and with this too...

Selecting hair
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Selecting hair provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 02 Editing and Retouching Photos

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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