Deselecting and reselecting


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Deselecting and reselecting

When you are working with the selections, a fundamental skill is knowing how to deselect, or eliminate the marching ants when you're done with them. To show you that, I will make a simple selection, by selecting the Rectangular Marquee tool in the toolbox and then moving into the image and clicking and dragging a rectangular selection around the white part of this sign. I'd like to fill that area with a color. I will select the color by getting the Eyedropper tool in the toolbox and clicking in the yellow part of my image, and that sets the foreground color in the toolbox to this desaturated yellow.

Next, I will go up to the Edit menu, and I will choose Fill. Here, in the Fill dialog box, I will make sure the Use menu is set to Foreground Color, and then I will go down to the Blending mode menu. I am going to change the Blending mode from Normal to Color so that when I fill with this yellow, I will be able to retain the underlying tonality of the photograph. I will click OK, and no...

Deselecting and reselecting
Video duration: 2m 23s 3h 45m Intermediate

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Deselecting and reselecting provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS5: Selections in Depth

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Photography
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Photoshop
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