Working with the Magnetic Lasso tool


show more Working with the Magnetic Lasso tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals show less
please wait ...

Working with the Magnetic Lasso tool

All right. We didn't really get anything done in the previous exercise, so I've reverted to the saved version of Alternative eye color.psd. I'll once again turn off the lines layer so that we can focus on the frog. In this exercise, I am going to show you a great use for the Magnetic Lasso. One of the things that bothers a lot of folks as they start using this tool is they try to get too ambitious with it. You don't want to select an entire image really using any of these tools. You are best off combining the tools together and I'll show you how that works in the next chapter.

But for now, I just want to make a case for using this tool on small portions of an image. For example, let's say that I want to take this rear eye right there, the eye that's barely visible in the background and we want to make a commensurate change to it so that it matches this forward eye. What we want to do is select this rear eye and add it to the layer Mask, make sure you have the M...

Working with the Magnetic Lasso tool
Video duration: 7m 19s 11h 36m Intermediate

Viewers:

Working with the Magnetic Lasso tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

Subject:
Design
Software:
Photoshop
Author:
please wait ...