Defining a selection with care


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Defining a selection with care

I'm back inside Lips.jpg, and in this exercise, we are actually going to select the lips. Enough information about how Color Range works. Let's actually use the command. Go up to the Select menu, choose Color Range, or if you loaded dekeKeys, mash your fist and press the O key, Ctrl+Shift+Alt+O or Command+Shift+Option+O on the Mac. I'm going to go ahead to set up my Fuzziness value the way that I'm ultimately going to apply it. I found out, through trial and error of course, that a Fuzziness value of 60 works well for these lips.

Then I'm going to click in a dark region like so, at the base here of the top lips, in order to reset the selection. Then I'm going to Shift+Drag at a few other locations here in order to add to the selection. Now, in pretty short order, if you try to get these edges, for example, I'm going to Shift+Click inside of one of these wrinkles here, and very quickly, you can end up getting too big of a selection, as you can see represented her...

Defining a selection with care
Video duration: 4m 44s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Defining a selection with care provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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