Add, Subtract, and Intersect Photoshop Layers


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Adding, subtracting, and intersecting

Under the best circumstances, you'll be able to create a selection in a single step. But more often than not, you're going to find that you need to build up your selections in a series of steps. Adding to a selection or subtracting from selection in order to clean up that selection, and just overall make sure that it reflects exactly the portion of the image that you want to work on. Let's take a look at the options that are available to most of our selection tools, in terms of adding to, subtracting from, and even intersecting with in order to modify our selections. In this case, I just have a simple image of a couple of overlapping circles. And we'll use this as our case study for looking at the options to add to, subtract from and intersect with our selections.

Since I'm working with circles I'm going to use the Elliptical Marquee tool. So I'll click and hold my mouse on the button for the Rectangular Marquee tool on the toolbox. That will bring up a fly out menu whe...

Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
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Adding, subtracting, and intersecting provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CC Selections and Layer Masking Workshop

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