Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video The Lasso tool, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
I think I might now what you're thinking looking at this image. …First of all, it's out of focus. But second, what on earth are we going to …select in this image? And the answer is really nothing. …I'm just using this as a canvas for us to explore the use of the Lasso tool. …And part of the reason that I chose an image that didn't really have anything to …select is I really want to reinforce a message that I think is important when it …comes to the Lasso tool. And that is that you shouldn't really be …using the Lasso tool, in most cases, for creating a selection from scratch.…
And that's because while the Lasso tool is incredibly powerful and flexible, …being as how it lets you draw a selection of any shape you'd like. …It's also a little labor intensive. And I suspect, like me, you'd probably …prefer to avoid work if at all possible. Let's take a look at the Lasso tool. …I'll go ahead and choose the Lasso tool from the toolbox. …And then, if I Click and Drag on the image, you'll see that I can create a …
- Anti-aliasing and selections
- The case for not feathering selections
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Inverting a selection
- Mixing and matching selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Creating composite images
- Applying targeted adjustments
Skill Level Beginner
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Creating Composite Images
5. Applying Targeted Adjustments
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