Introducing the Refine Edge command


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Introducing the Refine Edge command

In this second project, we're going to transition from my favorite automated selection tool inside of Photoshop Color Range to my second favorite automated selection function Refine Edge AKA Refine Mask. It goes by both names as we'll see. It's been fairly dramatically enhanced inside of Photoshop CS5, which is going to serve us quite well where this image is concerned. We're going to take this model as captured by Jason Stitt of the Fotolia image library, and we're going to mask away her background and eek into her hair essentially.

So this is our first opportunity to select real hair inside of Photoshop. We'll get more opportunity to do the same, and we'll do an even better job when we take a look at masking essentials in the mastery portion of this series. But for now, we're going to mask away her background to reveal the sky and sea that's on the Background layer right here, and we're going to do so using a combination of Color Range and Refine...

Introducing the Refine Edge command
Video duration: 4m 46s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Introducing the Refine Edge command provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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