Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Refining a selection with Quick Mask, part of Photoshop: Selections (2013).
…Another way to refine a selection is to use the Quick Mask Tool.…This essentially lets you brush in an adjustment with the Paint Brush.…And if you have access to a tablet, this really lets you get more accurate.…Remember when using a tablet the harder that you actually…press with the pen tip the more the brush is applied.…And if you need it removed from the brush,…you can actually use the other end as an eraser.…I am actually going to go ahead and walk you through this but…I encourage you, if you have access to a tablet and you feel comfortable with it.…This is one of the selection tools that really benefits…form the use of the tablet such as this one here.…
All right let's take a look.…In this case here I have four different…images and you can see the before and afters.…The adjustments are both pretty subtle, but essentially I've made…a curves adjustment here, to pop the crocodile a bit.…And, over here…a little bit of a vibrance in curves adjustment to refine things.…Alright, let's go ahead and close off the finished states.…
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- What are selections?
- Creating masks from selections
- Moving a selection
- Selecting with the Quick Selection tool
- Transforming a selection
- Using the Refine Edge command
- Selecting a color or tonal range throughout the image
- Making a selection with the Pen tool
- Saving a selection as an alpha channel
- Creating a selection from multiple channels with the Calculations command