The Magnetic Lasso tool Photoshop CS6


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The Magnetic Lasso tool

I use to joke that the magnetic lasso tool in Photoshop enabled you to create selections of metallic objects. Of course, that's not true. It's not even a good joke and the magnetic lasso tool actually can prove rather helpful in a variety of situations. What its actually looking for is not a metallic object for the magnet to stick to but rather contrast within the image. Let's take a look at how you can work with the magnetic lasso tool. The magnetic lasso tool is hiding underneath the regular lasso tool so if you click and hold your mouse on the button for the lasso tool on the toolbox you'll get a fly out menu from which you can select the magnetic lasso tool. The magnetic lasso tool is in essence a brush tool. We're able to sort of paint along the edge of an object in order to create a selection of that object.

On the options bar, you'll see a variety of settings for the magnetic lasso tool. Many of those settings of course are familiar from othe...

The Magnetic Lasso tool
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The Magnetic Lasso tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop

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