Using the Magnetic Lasso tool


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Using the Magnetic Lasso tool

The next set of Selection tools that we're going to examine are the Lasso tools. Go ahead and select this Lasso here by clicking on the icon. The first one is just the regular Lasso tool. You've got to think about this tool as something that's very free-form. Let me show you what I mean. If you select it, what you can do is then make a selection simply by drawing a shape. I'll go ahead and draw a different kind of a shape there, and then close it off. Here, I've now made a selection that's really just something that I drew free-form. All right. Well let's deselect: Command+D on a Mac, Ctrl+D on a PC.

What about the other tools? Polygonal Lasso tool, this one is really helpful when you have polygonal shape. Here is how it works. You click to start off a selection. Click again. Click again. And you can click as many times as you want. Here, you can see I'm making these different shapes, and then I'll go ahead and bring it back to where I started, in order...

Using the Magnetic Lasso tool
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Using the Magnetic Lasso tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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