The marquee tools


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The marquee tools

In this first exercise we'll take a look at the basics of working with the Marquee tools, which allow you to create geometric selection outlines either in the shapes of rectangles or ellipses. Now these are not difficult tools to use and I'm guessing you already have experience with them. I just want you to know all of the tips and tricks at your disposal so you can maximize the performance of these tools as you work inside your own images. I happen to be working inside a file called Red-eyed tree frog.psd. It comes to us from the Fotolia image library about which you can learn more at fotolia.com/deke.

Notice, I have the Rectangular Marquee tool selected that is the default tool inside Photoshop meaning it's the tool that's selected when you first launch the program and it's a great go-to tool not only because you'll find yourself using it an awful lot rectangular selections are very common, but also because it has an unobtrusive cursor just a simple cross so you...

The marquee tools
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The marquee tools provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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