Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Extracting a selection, part of Photoshop: Selections (2011).
The Extract filter is no longer included in a default Photoshop installation which …might lead you to believe that it isn't especially useful and yet, I still find …it can be incredibly helpful in the creation of selections. …In particular, the extract filter is helpful when you need to create a …selection of an object with hair, feathers, or fur. …In other words, fuzzy edges that can prove especially challenging. …Because Extract is no longer installed as part of Photoshop, the first thing you …need to do in order to put the Extract filter to use is download the optional …Plug-ins download from the Adobe website or obtain that file on your installation …DVD for Photoshop. Follow the instructions in the read me …file to install the filter and then restart Photoshop so that filter will be available.…
The extract filter is a very destructive filter, completely eliminating pixels …from your image. And so the first thing we need to do …before putting it to use is to create a copy of our background image layer. …
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Saving and loading selections
- Using Deselect, Reselect, and Hide
- Selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Refining selections
- Selection projects
Skill Level Advanced
Photoshop CS5: Selections in Depthwith Jan Kabili3h 45m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 35m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Refining Selections
5. Selection Projects
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