Easily Use the Quick Selection Tool in Photoshop


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The Quick Selection tool

The Quick Selection tool is easily my favorite Selection tool in Photoshop. In fact, I often refer to it not just as the Quick Selection tool, but as the quick and easy selection tool. And it really does make easy work of many selections. Let's take a look at how we can use the Quick Selection tool. I'll get started by choosing the Quick Selection tool from the Toolbox. And then, just so we can see exactly how it works, I'll simply click and drag across an object that I want to select, and as you can see, it's done a remarkable job of identifying the edges of that object.

It's not a perfect selection. You can see, for example, there's a portion of this life ring that was not selected, and the rope was not selected. That could be good or bad depending on what I'm looking for here But the point is it did a remarkable job of creating that initial selection. Let's take a look at the various options that are available for the quick selection tool upon the options bar. The...

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

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