Creating a selection of the TV glass


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Creating a selection of the TV glass

In the next couple of movies we'll look at a brief technique which will allow us to add an image to this vintage_ tv set and make it look realistic. Well, over here on the Layers panel you'll notice that we have a background layer, just a white background, we have the vintage TV, and then we have this photograph of my daughter Annika meeting Cinderella. You can see that she's showing Cinderella her glass slippers, and it's just kind of this really sweet moment. Here, in this first movie what I want to do is just talk about selecting the area of the TV. So, let's turn off the visibility of the Annika layer, and then click in or target the tv layer.

Now, there are a couple of different ways that you can make the selection of the tv. One technique that you might use is to create a path. To do that, press the P key to select the Pen tool and then click on the second option, which will allow you to create a path. Next, what you want to do is go to one of the corner points an...

Creating a selection of the TV glass
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Creating a selection of the TV glass provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing

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