Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Advanced mask cleanup, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
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One of the significant advantages I have when presenting a particular technique in Photoshop. …Is that I get to choose which image I'm going to use for presenting that technique. …And you can rest assured that I'm going to choose an image that works well with …the technique. But sometimes of course, the image won't …be so cooperative, and you need to try to make do with a challenging image. …For example here, I have a macaque sat against a green background. …In the selection here would be rather chalenging. …If I'd like to apply an adjustment that only effects the macaque or only effects …the background, that fuzzy transition will be challenge.…
But I'm going to show you a technique that can be very helpful for cleaning up …a selection in these sorts of situations. We'll start off by createing a selection …based on a channel. I'll go to the Channels panel and we can …take a look at the red, and then green, and then blue channels. …And it looks like the blue Channel's probably our best starting point, in this …
- Anti-aliasing and selections
- The case for not feathering selections
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Inverting a selection
- Mixing and matching selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Creating composite images
- Applying targeted adjustments
Skill Level Beginner
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Creating Composite Images
5. Applying Targeted Adjustments
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