This is the REPLAY to Terry White’s LIVE stream on http://twitch.tv/adobe where he continued his NEW Learning Stream “Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CC” In this part 2, Terry concentrated on various ways of making selections on difficult objects.
Learn to make virtually any selection and cut out anything you would even need in Photoshop. Nate Dodson from TutVid will show you how to make simple, straight-line selections with the Poly Lasso tool and then move on to more complex tasks like selecting car parts with the Pen Tool and edit the path; use Calculations to create extremely intricate... Read the full article.
Today’s tutorial looks at the Refine Edge feature in Photoshop, and how it can drastically improve your selections that contain hair and/or fur. Support my content: http://www.patreon.com/howardpinsky Tools used in this tutorial: Color Range: If you’re looking to select all or most of a single color in your image, Color Range will help you do […]
Happy Friday everybody. This might sound like a beginner tip, but many pros I run into don’t know this one, and man can it ever be a time-saver. It’s for making tricky round selections, and that may not sound like it’s a problem (no, it’s not just hold the Shift key), but when you see the […]
To load a layer as a selection, press-and-hold the Ctrl (Mac: Command) key and click on the layer’s thumbnail in the Layers panel. To add a layer to an already existing selection, press Ctrl Shift (Mac: Command Shift) and click on the layer’s thumbnail. To subtract a layer from a selection, press Ctrl Alt (Mac: Command Option) and […]
Turn a selection into a path by right-clicking inside an active selection (marching ants) and selecting “Make Work Path.” In the window that comes up, start with a “Tolerance” of 2.0 pixels, then click OK. The marching ants will then become path (a vector line) in the shape of that selection.
To invert colors (i.e. white to black, or red to cyan) press Ctrl I (Mac: Command I) on your keyboard. This works in layers, selections, and layer masks.
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Photoshop CC tutorial, how to easily swap the background in a photo. Refine Edge in the latest version of Photoshop with a secret shortcut and super clean edges on your cutouts, so that they blend in perfectly with the background.
When using the Quick Selection Tool, consider clicking on the “Auto Enhance” checkbox in the Options bar, which can help you produce smoother, higher quality selection edges. Keep in mind that enabling this feature requires more processing power, so if you’re on an older computer, you might experience performance problems.
In a recent Tip of The Day, we talked about Saving Selections, and how they can only be saved in .PSDs or .TIFFs. But there is a workaround if you wanted to save a selection in a .JPG file. First turn your selection into a work path by right-clicking on your selection and selecting Make Work Path… (while […]
If you have an active selection in a document and you select the Crop tool, the Crop tool conveniently appears around the selection. If you reposition the crop, it will deselect the area. Artboards don’t share this behavior. In addition, if you have a selection and choose Edit > Crop Photoshop will crop your image. […]
You can save an active selection by going to the Select menu and choosing Save Selection. This will save your selection as an alpha channel. Alpha Channels can be saved in several file formats, such as .PSD and TIFF. However, they cannot be saved withi...
If you use a Smart Filter’s mask to hide the effects of a Smart Filter, Photoshop will still make selections based on the filtered content – even though it is hidden. Here is the original photo of an Iceberg. I’ve converted it to a smart object so that I can add the Path Blur filter as a Smart […]