The Channels palette


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The Channels palette

Channels are an area of digital imaging that confuses many users. My guess is that this is because channels essentially represent something else. Guess what it is? Selections. This creates a bit of a conceptual disconnect for many. In this video, I will try to clear up the mystery of channels for you. Now, if you remember in our last video, we created a selection that's fairly sophisticated using the Magic Wand, and then I went in and used the Lasso tool to eliminate a little bit of extraneous selection by the Magic Wand itself.

One of the things that's important to note, that if we go to the Select menu, you can come back here and you can say Reselect. So I'm going to reselect that area. Now, that won't forever be there for you, it depends on whatever the last selection you made was, that is what is going to be available to you using the Reselect command. And I may want to, in this case, save this selection, because it took a little bit of work to get it, rather than have t...

The Channels palette
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The Channels palette provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Painter 12 Essential Training

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Design
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