Photoshop CS6's Polygonal Lasso Tool and Quick Mask


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Polygonal Lasso tool and Quick Mask

In this movie, I'll show you how to use the Polygonal Lasso tool to build the rays that are emanating out of the moon inside the final composition. I'm still working away inside Daytime moon.psd. We have one triangular ray that we've created so far and we're going to create the other ones using the Polygonal Lasso. To get to it, go up to the Lasso tool flyout menu, Click+Hold and choose the Polygonal Lasso tool from the flyout menu. You can also press Shift+L. And then you need to press the Shift key so that you get a little plus sign next to the horned lasso cursor and that tells you that you'll end to the existing selection outline, then click at the center of the image where the guidelines intersect.

And once you've clicked, you can release the Shift key, you only have to press it right there at that first click point. And notice that I've click the second time out here in the pasteboard. And then at the third point, I can just double-click in order to finish...

Polygonal Lasso tool and Quick Mask
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Polygonal Lasso tool and Quick Mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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