Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video The Elliptical Marquee tool, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
The Elliptical Marquee tool is one of the simpler selection tools in Photoshop, and …yet, it can be a little bit tricky to use. …Not because the Elliptical Marquee tool is really that complicated. …It's just that creating a selection of an elliptical object can be a little bit of …a challenge when it comes to lining things up properly. …Lemme show you the basic use of the Elliptical Marquee tool an give you some …guidance on how you can best put it to use. …I'll go ahead and choose the Elliptical Marquee tool from the toolbox. …It's hiding beneath the Rectangular Marquee tool, so I'll first click and …hold my mouse, on the rectangular marquee tool in order to bring up the Flyout menu …o I could then choose the Elliptical Marquee tool.…
I'll go ahead and choose that option and then I can simply click and drag within …the image in order to create an elliptical selection. …Let's take a look at the options bar first. …I have options for creating a new selection. …And this is the option I generally have set by default so that any selection I …
- Anti-aliasing and selections
- The case for not feathering selections
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Inverting a selection
- Mixing and matching selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Creating composite images
- Applying targeted adjustments
Skill Level Beginner
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Creating Composite Images
5. Applying Targeted Adjustments
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