Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video The Rectangular Marquee tool, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
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The rectangular marquee tool could easily be considered the simplest of all …selection tools in Photoshop. After all, it simply allows you to create …selections in a rectangular shape. But actually, the rectangular Marquee …tool is surprisingly complicated. Not that you'll end up using this tool a …huge amount of the time. But I think you might be surprised just …how often you can use it In the context of you photographic images. …We will start off by selecting the rectangular Marquee tool from the …toolbox, and we can explore the basic use of this tool. …Now, at this most basic we simply click and drag on the image in order to create …a selection in the form of a rectangle. That's pretty straightforward.…
Let's take a look at some of the ways we can modify that selection, though. …We start of by default using the New Selection option. …So if I click and drag somewhere else, I replace the existing selection with that …new selection. I can also add to an existing selection …using the Add to Selection option. And that way when I click and drag in a …
- 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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