32. The Pen tool


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32. The Pen tool

Here we are looking at this image from Stas Perov and if you were with me for feature #33, you'll recall that we use the calculations command in order to merge the Red and Blue channels to create this base mask rank here. Now our hair is in pretty darn good shape. We're going to be able use this hair detail in order to establish bright white hair against the dark black background. But we have some problems with the arms and dress area. We have very poor definition where the arms and the dress are concerned. Now we're not worried about the face. I could switch over to Lasso tool and I could you select this face region like so and then press Alt+Backspace or Option+Delete to fill it with white because white is currently my foreground color.

Just to send that detail away because it needs to be white in the final mask. However we need to come up with a better way to select the arm and dress details and that better way is one of the finest selection tools in all the Photoshop, lets ...

32. The Pen tool
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32. The Pen tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Top 40

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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