Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video The Quick Selection tool, part of Photoshop Selections Workshop.
The Quick Selection tool is a unique and powerful Selection tool, in Photoshop. …In essence with this tool you are demonstrating to Photoshop the tone, the …color, and the texture of the object you wish to select. …And Photoshop does it's best to identify the edges of that object. …As you'll see in this lesson, quite often the quick selection tool does a …remarkable job at the assigned task. Before I show you the use of the Quick …Selection tool, I want to give you something to compare it to, and that is …the Magic Wand tool. So I'm going to click and hold my mouse …on the button for the Quick Selection tool in order to bring up the Flyout menu.…
And then I'll choose Magic Wand tool from that menu. …Now I'll click on the Buddha statue that I'd like to select here, and as you can …see, I am far from a good selection. I can Shift click on additional areas in …order to enhance the selection, but as you can see, I'm getting lots of the …background area included in this selection. …I'll go ahead and deselect that selection and then we'll switch to the quick …
- 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
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
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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