Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the exercise files, part of Photoshop CS5: Selections in Depth.
Throughout this course, I'll be using exercise files that I've chosen as…practical examples of the techniques I'll be showing you.…If you have a subscription to the lynda.com Online Training Library that…includes exercise files, or if you're viewing this course on a DVD, you'll…have access to the very same exercise files that I'm using in the movies.…The exercise files are organized by chapter, the same chapters that you see in…the table of contents for this course.…Here, you can see my exercise files open here on my Mac.…
Inside the Exercise Files folder are chapter folders, and inside each chapter…folder is a subfolder for each movie in that chapter, and then inside the…subfolder are the exercise files that I use in that movie.…I'll start each movie with the files already opened, and you can open the same…files to follow along, if you have access to the exercise files.…Most of the exercise files are my own photographs, which I've taken when I'm…wearing my other hat as a professional photographer.…
- Understanding the when and why of making selections
- Combining and transforming selections
- Selecting fine detail with Refine Edge
- Capturing soft and hard edges in one selection
- Understanding the relationship of selections to masks
- Removing color fringe around selections
- Using the Marquee and Lasso tools
- Working with the Color Range command
- Selecting with the Pen tool and paths
- Making easy selections with the Quick Selection tool
- Working with Refine Mask
- Sharing selections between images
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advancedwith Deke McClelland26h 24m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositingwith Chris Orwig4h 41m Intermediate
1. Why Make Selections?
2. Selection Basics
3. Modifying Selections
4. Refining Selections
5. Geometric Selection Methods
6. Drawing Selection Methods
7. Tonal and Color Selection Methods
8. Using Image Properties to Select
9. Saving Selections
10. Working in Quick Mask Mode
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