Making selections in Adobe Photoshop – EP 9/33

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Interface Introduction to Adobe Photoshop – EP 1/33

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Panels & Workspaces in Adobe Photoshop – EP 2/33

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Raster Image principles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 3/33
Raster Image principles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 3/33

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Image size, Dimension, & Resolution in Adobe Photoshop – EP 4/33
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Layers in Adobe Photoshop – EP 5/33
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Common file types in Adobe Photoshop – EP 6/33

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Colour in Adobe Photoshop – EP 7/33
Colour in Adobe Photoshop – EP 7/33

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10 Handy Tips for beginners to Adobe Photoshop – EP 8/33
10 Handy Tips for beginners to Adobe Photoshop – EP 8/33

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Making selections in Adobe Photoshop – EP 9/33
Making selections in Adobe Photoshop – EP 9/33

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Copy & paste in Adobe Photoshop – EP 10/33
Copy & paste in Adobe Photoshop – EP 10/33

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Transform tools in Adobe Photoshop – EP 11/33
Transform tools in Adobe Photoshop – EP 11/33

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Using brushes in Adobe Photoshop – EP 12/33
Using brushes in Adobe Photoshop – EP 12/33

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Eraser tool & Layer masking in Adobe Photoshop – EP 13/33
Eraser tool & Layer masking in Adobe Photoshop – EP 13/33

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Shape tool in Adobe Photoshop – EP 14/33
Shape tool in Adobe Photoshop – EP 14/33

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Type principals in Adobe Photoshop – EP 15/33
Type principals in Adobe Photoshop – EP 15/33

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Layer styles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 16/33
Layer styles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 16/33

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Paths & the Pen tool in Adobe Photoshop – EP 17/33
Paths & the Pen tool in Adobe Photoshop – EP 17/33

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Smart objects in Adobe Photoshop – EP 18/33
Smart objects in Adobe Photoshop – EP 18/33

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Colour adjustments in Adobe Photoshop – EP 19/33
Colour adjustments in Adobe Photoshop – EP 19/33

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Adjustment layers in Adobe Photoshop – EP 20/33
Adjustment layers in Adobe Photoshop – EP 20/33

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Filters in Adobe Photoshop – EP 21/33
Filters in Adobe Photoshop – EP 21/33

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Blending modes in Adobe Photoshop – EP 22/33

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Saving in Adobe Photoshop – EP 23/33
Saving in Adobe Photoshop – EP 23/33

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Setting up a document in Adobe Photoshop – EP 24/33
Setting up a document in Adobe Photoshop – EP 24/33

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3D paper type effect in Adobe Photoshop – EP 25/33
3D paper type effect in Adobe Photoshop – EP 25/33

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Rainbow and clouds illustration in Adobe Photoshop – EP 26/33
Rainbow and clouds illustration in Adobe Photoshop – EP 26/33

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Manage complexity and working smart in Adobe Photoshop– EP 27/33
Manage complexity and working smart in Adobe Photoshop– EP 27/33

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Decorating an origami paper bird in Adobe Photoshop – EP 28/33
Decorating an origami paper bird in Adobe Photoshop – EP 28/33

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Create a origami bird logo in Adobe Photoshop – EP 29/33
Create a origami bird logo in Adobe Photoshop – EP 29/33

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Adding type to the design in Adobe Photoshop – EP 30/33
Adding type to the design in Adobe Photoshop – EP 30/33

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Save for print in Adobe Photoshop – EP 31/33
Save for print in Adobe Photoshop – EP 31/33

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Adapt a print design for a web banner in Adobe Photoshop – EP 32/33
Adapt a print design for a web banner in Adobe Photoshop – EP 32/33

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Save for web in Adobe Photoshop – EP 33/33
Save for web in Adobe Photoshop – EP 33/33

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Making selections in Adobe Photoshop – EP 9/33

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In this tutorial we are going to look at how to use one of the most common tools in Photoshop, the selection tools. As a creator in photoshop, you will find that one of the most fundamental tools are the selection tools.

The selection tools allows you to make and control particular selections in your canvas area. The created selections work as a focus which will allow you to make a whole series of creative decisions.

Enjoy.

 

 

TOPICS COVERED:

 

00:01:52 - Selections with the Marquee tool

00:08:41 - Selections with the Lasso tools

00:13:30 - Selections with the Magic wand tool

00:17:05 - Selection tips

00:17:34 - Select Layer outline

00:18:42 - Save selection

 

KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS USED IN THIS VIDEO:

 

I - Eyedropper tool

G - Paint Bucket tool

W - Magic Wand tool

 

cmd (Ctrl PC) + D - Deselect Selection

cmd (Ctrl PC) + A - Select all

 

cmd (Ctrl PC) + Shift + N - New layer

 

Press & hold alt + click or drag - Remove from selection (with marquee tools active)

 

Press & hold shift + click or drag - Add to selection (with marquee tools active)

Press & hold shift + click & drag - Scale selection (with marquee tool active)

 


 

**FYI**
In this video tutorial, I will be using Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for mac. Almost all of the principles demonstrated and covered will apply to future and previous versions. Some differences may apply if you are using a previous or future version.

 


 

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