Introducing the Color Range command


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Introducing the Color Range command

In this exercise, I'll introduce you to the Color Range Command. Now because it was originally designed as a kind of replacement for the Magic Wand tool, it's best understood in the context of the wand, so we'll start things off with a brief wand refresher, then we'll move into the Color Range command and you'll see how it's similar to the Wand, but it produces better results. I'm going to switchover here from the Quick Selection tool to the Magic Wand tool and, by the way, if you're working along with me you should see vertical guideline to the center of this image. If you don't see it press Ctrl+; or Command+; on a Mac.

Now I've gone ahead and restored the default settings for both the wand and for the eyedropper, by the way, so the eyedropper set to Point Sample, because that affects the performance of the Magic Wand tool. Now I'll go ahead and switch back to the Wand. Notice that the Tolerance is set to 32 as by default. If I click right there ...

Introducing the Color Range command
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Introducing the Color Range command provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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