Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video The Magnetic Lasso tool, part of Photoshop Selections Workshop.
I often like to joke that the Magnetic Lasso tool in Photoshop is utilized for …the selection of metallic objects in a photograph, that's obviously not the case. …Rather, the magnetic lasso tool is one that looks for contrast along the edge of …an object you want along with the magnetic lasso tool. …In this lesson, we'll take a look at this unique selection tool. …To get started of course we need to choose the Magnetic Lasso tool which is …found underneath the Lasso tool on the toolbox. …So simply click and hold on the button for the Lasso tool and then choose the …Magnetic Lasso tool from the Fly Out menu.…
As with most of the Selection tools in Photoshop, we have the options for New …Selection, Add To Selection, Subtract From Selection or Intersect With Selection. …We can also feather the selection and choose the Anti-Alias Option, which I …recommend leaving turned On. The next three settings are unique to the …Magnetic Lasso tool. The magnetic lasso tool is actually a …brush tool that you'll paint with along the edge of an object you're trying to …
- 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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