Creating a path selection


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Creating a path selection

One of the reasons why we're going to create paths is because they allow us to make selections of particular areas that we can then modify further. Yet before we get to the modifications, let's just take a look at how we can perhaps select an area of a photograph. Well, here we have this photograph of the Getty building in Los Angeles. One of the things you notice is that there's this really interesting architectural detail. Well, let's use this detail in order to practice learning how to work with a path. Now before we begin, I'm going to create a new layer here. What I want to do is talk about how this curve actually works.

We're going to create a path to select this area, but we want to begin to get familiar with how these curves are defined. I like to think of turning a curve into an arrow. And if we were to turn that one into an arrow, we would see that it was pointing right about there. Why am I bringing this up? What we're going to do is click and drag wit...

Creating a path selection
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Creating a path selection provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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