4

Controlling

Change:

Using Selections

This chapter will help you to learn how to control change in a picture using the power of selections.

TECHNIQUES COVERED

Desaturating the color in selected

sections of a digital picture

Freehand selections

Making a basic selection

Fixing overexposed sky

Selection feathering

Using the geometric selection tools

Using the Materials palette

TOOLS USED IN THIS CHAPTER

Alpha Channels

Background Eraser brush

Create New Layer (command)

Cutout filter

Feather

Hue/Saturation/Lightness

Lasso tool

Levels (tool)

Magic Wand tool

Materials palette

Match modes

Selection Modifiers

Selection Edit mode

Understanding selections: adding creative power

TOOLS USED

Lasso

Geometric

Magic Wand

Selection Modifiers ...

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