Complex selections


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Complex selections

We will now look at the new Refine Edge dialog window because it's become much, much easier to use. What I want to do on this picture is to take out the background. Okay, so I would take my Quick Selection tool and select the girl. Like so, very quickly. Okay, that's why it's called the Selection tool, the Quick Selection tool, I mean. There we go. And set select some more and here, some of the hair, okay perfect.

Let's add some hair here. And by pressing down the Alt or Option key, I can delete some parts and letting it go, I can add some parts again. Okay, so let's do the selection here. Perfect. And that's a pretty good selection. Only that we need to refine the edge of that selection. So, let's press on Refine Edge and open that new window. Now, we have several possibilities here. We can view the image on an overlay, on black like it was before, on white, on a transparent layer or reveal the original layer.

So, let's keep it on white for...

Complex selections
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Complex selections provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Rufus Deuchler as part of the Photoshop CS5 New Features Overview

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Design Photography video2brain
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Photoshop
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