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Using the Quick Selection tool

Using the Quick Selection tool: Photoshop Compositing Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Using the Quick Selection tool: Photoshop Compositing Tips, Tricks, & Techniques

Sean Duggan shows how to use the Quick Selection tool in Photoshop to make a selection based on color or tonal differences and how to modify a selection. He shows how to add a layer mask based on the active selection, flip a layer to match the main image's light direction, and turn a layer into a Smart Object for maximum editing flexibility. He shows how to edit a layer mask with the Brush tool, blend the new layer into the background, and use a layer clipping mask.

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Skill Level Intermediate
1h 22m
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Q: This course was updated on 01/11/2018. What changed?

A: The following topic was updated: smart selections. In addition, new videos were added that cover combining a precise mask with a gradient, and using blend modes to create a composite.

Skills covered in this course
Masking + Compositing Photography Photoshop

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