Automated edge detection


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Automated edge detection

In this exercise, I'm going to introduce you to the automated edge detection features inside the Refine Mask dialog box. And you'll see how they allow you to take a very rough selection outline and make it infinitely better. I'm working inside a file called Sunny and sky.psd found inside the 07_refine folder. Now if you've worked through one of my previous Photoshop courses, you may recognize this file. Be aware however that we'll be employing this file in a very different way. Now the Refine Edge command works with a selection created using any of the selection tools, so the Marquees, the Lasso tools, the automated tools, such as Quick Selection and Magic Wand, as well as the Color Range command.

However, it was originally designed with the Quick Selection tool in mind, so that's the tool we'll start with. Go ahead and select that tool or press the W key. Also, make sure that the Auto-Enhance check box is turned on inside the Options bar. Now I'm going to i...

Automated edge detection
Video duration: 8m 23s 11h 36m Intermediate

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Automated edge detection provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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