Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Selecting the door, part of Creating Perspective with Photoshop.
In order to open this door, we first need to remove it. …And so the first step is to select the outline of the door. …I'm going to hide our vanishing lines, we don't need them just yet. …So let's zoom in on the door. We can select the outline using any …number of tools. I'm going to use the Lasso tool. …Now, when you're using the Lasso tool in Photoshop, it defaults to simply tracing …a Free-form outline wherever you drag. A useful trick with the Lasso tool is if …you hold down the Alt key on a PC, Option key on a Mac, after you first Click, it …will now draw straight lines between the points where we Click.…
So we can drag up to the top of this door, and I can Click the top of it …there, and over to the top right corner, and all the way down to the bottom of the …door, and back to the starting point. And when I now release the Alt key it …turns those series of Click points into a selection. …Now of course this works best with objects with very straight edges, like …the door. And we could of course have used the Pen …
- Why is perspective important?
- Finding the vanishing point
- Using existing perspective to draw additional elements
- Correcting perspective
- Using the Vanishing Point filter
- Perspective cropping
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Why Is Perspective Important?
Composing the scene5m 21s
2. Opening Doors
3. Correcting Perspective
4. The Vanishing Point Filter
5. Perspective Cropping
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