Week 5: Photoshop Core Review ~ Selection Techniques
(7 brief videos on this page total about 60 minutes)
Basic selection techniques (10:13 min.)
When you’re working on artwork in Photoshop, selection can take up significant amount of time. Discover how these basic selection techniques will help you save precious time.
Essential selections (8:36 min.)
Selection is a keystone skill; without it, you won’t get very far in Photoshop. Andy Anderson guides you through some essential selection techniques.
The Magic Wand and Quick selection tools (6:41 min.)
Learn why the Magic Wand & Quick Selection tools are excellent ways to make quick work of selecting specific portions of your artwork.
Building and editing a mask (5:39 min.)
Learn how to reveal or conceal portions of an image using a mask, make edits with the Brush tool, and feather the edges of a mask. .
Selection 101 (4:15 min.)
Selection is a keystone skill, and learning good selection techniques puts you on the road to generating great images. Here are a few basics, when it comes to selection in Adobe Photoshop. Applies to the CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.
Selecting soft edge objects with refine edge (9:49 min.)
Learn how to use the Quick Select tool and the Refine Edge tool to select complex soft-edged objects. Applies to the CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.
Working with Refine Edge (6:32 min.)
You’ve made a complex selection… it’s close, but not exactly what you want. Learn to use the Refine Edge tool to get that “perfect” selection.