Using Refine Edge


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Using Refine Edge

You may need to soften or harden the edges of a selection depending on the type of adjustment or effect you're planning to apply to the selected area. With this movie I would like to show you how to alter the edges of a selection using the controls available in the Refine Edge dialog box. But currently we have the flower_02.JPG image open. This can be found in our catalog images folder in the exercise files and what I want to do is just make a real quick selection of this flower using the Quick Selection tool. We can go ahead and size the brush using the right bracket key. That's a great way to size the brush on the fly, however, if you want you can always go up here under the Brush settings, click that down facing arrow and then increase the diameter as well.

As now we have a large brush, I'm going ahead and just click inside of the flower, draw over the area that I want to select. I've got most of it selected now. I'm going to go ahead and resize the brush make i...

Using Refine Edge
Video duration: 7m 15s 8h 26m Beginner

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Using Refine Edge provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ted LoCascio as part of the Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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