Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Making quick selections, part of Up and Running with Photoshop CS6.
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After playing around for a little while with the basic Photoshop selection tools …such as the Marquee selection tools, and the Lasso and the Polygonal lasso. …You'll find that when you're trying to select things in real world scenarios, …such as things in this image for example, But those tools fall short a little bit. …But there are a few tools that Photoshop has given to give you more control, a …little bit more automatic power, I guess you can call it. …Say for example, in the Lasso group, if you hold down your mouse on the Lasso …tool, you can choose the Magnetic Lasso. And if I zoom in to this image, I'll zoom …in closer here, and I'll just take, I'll click on one of these points on the dress …where there's a lot of contrast. I click once and then drag my mouse.…
You'll see that we actually, don't have to really do anything and Photoshop is …finding a line here. As you can see down at the bottom of my …screen, that my selection area is about to move off the screen, the area I want selected. …
- Getting images into Photoshop
- Creating and navigating documents
- Working with layers
- Cropping and straightening images
- Color correction
- Making selections
- Fixing image problems
- Working with effects
- Creating and editing text
- Exporting and printing
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
Up and Running with Photoshop for Designwith Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started with Photoshop
2. Getting Images into Photoshop
3. Photoshop Basics
4. Image Basics
5. Color Correction
6. Making Selections
7. Fixing Image Problems
8. Working with Effects
9. Working with Text
10. Making Art
11. Exporting and Printing
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