Making polygonal selections


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Making polygonal selections

While the Lasso tool is good for quick uncomplicated image element selections, the Polygonal Selection tool enables much greater control over following the edge of a complex shape or element. Now we are going to begin by going up to where the Lasso tool is currently active and click and hold. That will pop-up the little fly-out menu for our tool options and I'm going to go over to the right here and select the Polygonal Selection tool. Now, I'm going to start at the bottom here and we'll begin by creating the point, and you will see what immediately happens is it creates a rubber band line and I can now start to create a series of points and each time I have the option to decide where that point is going to be.

So I'm going to start to work my way around this object and I think you can see right away. In the first instance, we used the Lasso tool on a simpler object which was fine, but I would never attempt to use the Lasso tool for this kind of complex object. As you c...

Making polygonal selections
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Making polygonal selections provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Painter 11 Essential Training

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