Two great commands working great together


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Two great commands working great together

I haven't told you this yet, but I've divided my discussions of super-accurate selections, and layer masks into four chapters. I showed you Photoshop Selection tools back in Chapter 8 of the Fundamentals Course, Alpha Channels and the Pen tool awaits you in Chapters 26 and 27 respectively of my mastery course. My goodness! They're good! At least I enjoyed them. The missing installment is now. In this chapter, I show you Photoshop's two successful selection automation commands, Color Range and Refine Edge.

Color Range lets you select an image according to its channel-by-channel luminance levels. It's what you hope the Magic Wand tool was when you first started using Photoshop, a way to select regions of color just by clicking. Except unlike the Magic Wand, Color Range really works. Then there is Refine Edge. Newly enhanced in CS5, Refine Edge lets you take a ratty selection outline, and make it good. Perhaps you've seen demonstrations where a guy draws a clumsy selection...

Two great commands working great together
Video duration: 1m 18s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Two great commands working great together provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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