Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video The Polygonal Lasso tool, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
You've probably heard the old addage that there are no straight lines in nature, …that's not true but it is a common misconception. …But even if your not looking for straight lines in nature, often times you will …find straight lines in the world around you. …And so the Polygonal Lasso tool can come in handy, since it is designed to create …selections that are comprised of straight lines. …Let's take a look at how it works. We'll assume that we want to create a …selection of the upper portion of this image, essentially the concrete walls …above this metal roof line. We'll get started by choosing the …Polygonal Lasso tool, it's hiding underneath the Regular Lasso tool.…
So you can click and hold your mouse on the Lasso tool button in order to get the …fly out menu, where you can choose the Polygonal Lasso tool. …The options for the Polygonal Lasso tool are actually the same as for the Regular …Lasso tool. We can create a new selection, add to an …existing selection, subtract from an existing selection, or intersect with an …
- Anti-aliasing and selections
- The case for not feathering selections
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Inverting a selection
- Mixing and matching selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Creating composite images
- Applying targeted adjustments
Skill Level Beginner
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Creating Composite Images
5. Applying Targeted Adjustments
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