Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Deselect, Reselect, and Hide, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
I wanted to share a couple of commands related to selections that prove useful …in a variety of situations. These include deselecting and reselecting …a selection and hiding a selection from view temporarily. …I'll go ahead and just create a basic selection here, I'll use the Magic Wand …tool and Click in the sky and then hold the Shift key and click in additional …areas of the sky until I have what I think is a perfect selection. …At any time if I decide I don't need the selection any more I could choose Select …> Deselect from the menu in order to remove that selection.…
If I then decide that I actually need that selection, I can go back to the …Select menu and choose Reselect. Keep in mind, however, that if I've …performed other tasks in Photoshop since deselecting, then the Reselect option …won't be available. I'll have to instead go back several …steps in order to be able to reselect the selection. …With my Selection active, I could zoom in on the image for example and perhaps …evaluate the selection. But sometimes it can be a little bit …
- Anti-aliasing and selections
- The case for not feathering selections
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Inverting a selection
- Mixing and matching selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Creating composite images
- Applying targeted adjustments
Skill Level Beginner
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Creating Composite Images
5. Applying Targeted Adjustments
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