Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Refining selections, part of Up and Running with Photoshop CS6.
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Photoshop has some great section tools, the Marquee tools, the Lassos, the Quick …Selection tool. But all of these tools are completely …powerless against fine details such as little strands of hair, blades of grass, …cloud edges, that type of thing. So, what Photoshop has done is create a …great tool for refining selection edges and it's absolutely amazing. …So, that's what we're going to look at in this video. …And I have the Quick Selection tool selected. …We're going to select her hair and we're going to look at a before and after using …this edge refinement technique. So, let's go ahead and Click and Drag on …her hair to select her hair and you will inadvertently select other things that …are not the hair. So, we'll fix that up in just a second here.…
And this will probably happen to you, just like it's happened to me every time …I've tried this, where some of her face and the background and the flower get …selected, it's unavoidable. So just hold the Option key on the Mac or …the Alt key on the PC, you Click and Drag away to deselect these edges, and her …
- Getting images into Photoshop
- Creating and navigating documents
- Working with layers
- Cropping and straightening images
- Color correction
- Making selections
- Fixing image problems
- Working with effects
- Creating and editing text
- Exporting and printing
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
Up and Running with Photoshop for Designwith Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started with Photoshop
2. Getting Images into Photoshop
3. Photoshop Basics
4. Image Basics
5. Color Correction
6. Making Selections
7. Fixing Image Problems
8. Working with Effects
9. Working with Text
10. Making Art
11. Exporting and Printing
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