Selecting color with the Quick Selection tool


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Selecting color with the Quick Selection tool

Sometimes when you need to make a selection of a color by area, the Magic Wand tool really isn't that magic. And if I were to try and select this green apple using the Magic Wand tool, the one that's been around forever, the old favorite, when I click on the apple, it selects some of it, but not all of it. And now I could hold down the Shift key and I could try increasing my Tolerance. But none of that's really going to work very well. So instead, I am going to begin this by using the Quick Selection tool. Now the Quick Selection tool, as its name suggests, makes quick selections.

They are not the finishing point of your selection; you may need to refine the edge of your selection; you may need to use other selection tools. But the Quick Selection tool is a good starting point. So what I am going to do is turn on Auto -Enhance, which will make for a better selection, zoom in on the area that I want to select and then click and drag over that apple and you can see that I almost ...

Selecting color with the Quick Selection tool
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Selecting color with the Quick Selection tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Color

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