How to Use Photoshop's Magic Wand Tool


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The Magic Wand tool

In many ways I think of the quick selection tool in Photoshop as being sort of the new version of the magic wand tool. As a result I would tend to use the quick selection tool most of the time or at least use the quick selection tool more often than not for my initial selection. But there are still situations where the magic wand tool is simply a better choice than the quick selection tool. And that has to do with creating selections that consist of a variety of noncontiguous areas. Let's take a look at how we can use the magic wand tool to create a noncontiguous selection and in general, to get a better sense of how to utilize the magic wand tool.

I'll start by choosing the magic wand tool, it's found under the quick selection tool. And so I'll click and hold my mouse on the button for the quick selection tool on the toolbox and then from the file menu that appears I'll choose the magic wand tool. The Magic Wand tool is a sampling tool meaning I can sample a pixel in the image...

The Magic Wand tool
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The Magic Wand tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CC Selections and Layer Masking Workshop

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