Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Quick Selection tool, part of Time-Saving Tips Using Photoshop.
- [Narrator] Since it's release … the quick selection tool more often than not … has become my go to tool for creating selections … well, quickly. And although it doesn't work for every … situation it's worth a try because when it works, … it works quite well. Now the quick selection tool … is going to be found up here in your tools panel, … depending on the last tool you used it may be hidden … underneath the magic wand tool.But when you choose … the quick selection tool your going to notice … up here in the options bar that … there really are not many options to choose from. … And so it's important to understand, as I pointed out … in a previous video, that the quick selection tool … works off of a brushed tip. So I can change my brush size … and adjust it accordingly, as well as the hardness. … And basically the quick selection tool looks for contrast … edges, so it tends to work best when you have at least … a fair amount of contrast between your subject … and its background. And so I've chosen this particular image …
- Customizing Photoshop
- Zooming and panning techniques
- Using Photoshop tool shortcuts
- Selecting, moving, showing, and merging layers
- Adjusting brush size
- Transforming selections
- Adding a color adjustment
- Changing type properties
- Working with Smart Objects
Skill Level Intermediate
Time-Saving Tips Using Illustratorwith Chad Chelius1h 45m Intermediate
Lightroom Classic CC: Working Fasterwith Chris Orwig1h 25m Intermediate
Mastering Selections in Photoshop CCwith Tim Grey3h 13m Beginner
1. Performance and Interface Tips
3. Selections and Masking
4. Working with Type
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