The Magic Wand and the Tolerance value


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The Magic Wand and the Tolerance value

All right, so I went ahead and made a few additional modifications to that layer Mask using a Smudge tool, and then I went ahead and saved my progress as Frog with one red foot.psd. And I forgot to mention up here at the top of the Layers panel you'll find a group called Quick Select. If you turn it on, you'll see all of those tricks that work along with the Quick Selection tool. You can make the brush larger by pressing ], you can make it smaller by pressing [ key, and you can delete from a selection by pressing the Alt or Option key. In this exercise we're going to transition to the Magic Wand.

Now, the Wand gets a fair amount of abuse heaped at it by a lot of Photoshop users, and not without reason, it can disappoint. But it has got some great underlying technology and it's important to understand that technology to really come to terms with masking inside Photoshop. Also, it's an extremely predictable tool, much more predictable on this behavior than the Quick Selec...

The Magic Wand and the Tolerance value
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The Magic Wand and the Tolerance value 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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Photoshop
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