Grow, Similar, and Inverse


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Grow, Similar, and Inverse

In this exercise, I am going to introduce you to a couple of commands that are inexorably linked to the behavior of the Magic Wand tool. And those are under the Select menu the Grow command and the Similar command both of which expand an existing selection outline according to the Tolerance value that you set for the Magic Wand. And then we'll finish off the exercise using the Inverse command. Now then before we can use Grow or Similar, I'd like you to understand how they work. I'm going to go ahead and switch back to Gradients.psd found inside the 08_selections folder, and I'm going to click in the top gradient in order to, in this case, since the Tolerance value is set to 12, select 12 luminance levels lighter and 12 luminance level darker than the click point.

Now, watch what happens when I go to the Select menu and choose the Grow command. Photoshop goes ahead and expands the selection outline another 12 luminance levels brighter and darker than the former selection...

Grow, Similar, and Inverse
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Grow, Similar, and Inverse provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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