Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Anti-aliasing and selections, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
As you're making selections with a variety of different tools in PhotoShop …you'll find that most of the selection tools include an option to turn on an …anti-alias feature. Let's take a quick look at what aliasing …is and why we want to work against that aliasing. …I'll go ahead and choose the Polygonal Lasso tool and on the options bar you'll …see we have an anti alias option. I'm going to turn that off initially and …then I'm going to create a selection that includes a line that is other than …perfectly horizontal or vertical. After creating that selection, I'll …choose Edit > Fill from the menu. And since I'm working with a white …canvas, I'll simply fill that area with black.…
So I'll choose Black from the Use popup and then click Okay. …I can then choose Select > Deselect in order to deselect that selection. …And then I'm going to turn the Anti-Alias option on. …And I'll create another selection that's actually nearby the existing selection so …that we can compare a little bit better and then once again I'll fill that …
- 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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