Creating a mask with the Quick Selection tool


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Creating a mask with the Quick Selection tool

Welcome to the chapter on selections. In the Photoshop community, there is this saying. "You have to select before you can correct." And the better that you can get at selections the better you will be at corrections. So we are going to learn some valuable things in this chapter and we are going to start off by talking about the Quick Select tool. Now this Quick Select tool was first introduced in Photoshop CS3. It is now part of CS4, it is a phenomenal tool, you will be using it all the time. All right, well, let's go ahead and select the file that we are going to work on annika.psd, double-click that one to open it up in Photoshop, F to go Full Screen View mode, Spacebar reposition the image.

Now you can select the Quick Select tool by way of shortcut. It is the W key or you can click on it in the Tools panel here. All right, well now that we have Quick Select here's what we are going to do. We are going to make our brush size a little bit bigger because I'm int...

Creating a mask with the Quick Selection tool
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Creating a mask with the Quick Selection tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 for Photographers

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