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Quick Selection Tips

via CreativeLive


Learn how to take advantage of Photoshop’s powerful Selection tools and take your image editing skills to the next level.

Join Ben Willmore and explore everything you need to know to quickly select complex objects and refine selections in seconds. You’ll learn how to remove complex backgrounds (like trees and other naturescapes), precisely select smoke, and work with translucent objects. You’ll leave this course ready to make much more effective selections.

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2014.2.2


  • Elliptical Marquee: Corners
  • Transform Selection
  • Straight lines with Lasso Tool
  • Quick Selection Tool
  • Inverse Selection
  • Lasso plus Magic Wand Selections
  • Quick Mask Mode
  • Precise Selection on Handwritten Text
  • Removing Background under shadows
  • Removing Background: Fireworks
  • Adding Clouds to Image
  • Focus Masking
  • Remove Background from Trees

Taught by

Ben Willmore

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