Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video The Lasso tool, part of Photoshop Selections Workshop.
The Lasso tool is the Selection tool I use most often and yet it is the …Selection tool I use the least for creating an initial selection. …In other words, because the lasso tool is one that allows you to draw freeform …selections, it's too labor intensive to use for drawing a selection manually in …most cases. But it's perfect for cleaning up a selection. …In this lesson, I'll show you exactly what I mean. …To get started, we'll want to choose the Lasso tool. …So, I'll go to the toolbox, and click the button for the Lasso tool.…
Or press the letter L, as in Lasso, on the keyboard. …As with the other selection tools, I have the option to create a new selection, add …to an existing selection. Subtract from an existing selection or …intersect with an existing selection. In general I use keyboard shortcuts for …these options as I'll explain in a moment. …I can also feather a selection in the process of creating it but I generally …avoid feathering selections initially, saving that step for later in my workflow.…
- 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
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Photoshop CS5: Selections in Depthwith Jan Kabili3h 45m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Refining Selections
5. Selection Projects
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