Chapter 3: Modifying and Transforming Selections and Paths
In This Chapter
Adding and subtracting from a selection
Using the Select commands
Moving and cloning a selection
Transforming pixels, selections, and paths
If you’re like me, you may find it tough to get the perfect selection the first time around. I mean, all you need is one too many cups of coffee, and that Lasso tool seems to take on a mind of its own. That’s okay. Photoshop is too benevolent to leave you hanging with a mediocre selection. Multitudes of techniques are available to modify and transform your selections. You can add or remove pixels from your selection, scale your selection outline, smooth jagged edges, or switch what’s selected for what isn’t. Knowing how to clean up and modify your selections helps you to nail your desired element with precision.
If you haven’t already thumbed through the first two chapters of Book III and gotten a good grasp of how to create selections by using the ...