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Photoshop For Beginners: 6 techniques to extract anything from its background

Photoshop For Beginners: 6 techniques to extract anything from its background
This is the second of a series of tutorials thought for Photoshop beginners. I’ll explain in depth those features that can result difficult to understand for a newbi. Today I’ll show you 6 techniques you can use to extract a person/object from its background. From now on extraction won’t have secrets for you! Extraction is one of the worst enemies for those who start using Photoshop. While it’s simple to extract a geometric figure from its background, it is difficult to do the same with a tree or a blonde flowing hair model. Do you want to learn Photoshop basics with simple yet effective tutorials? How to: Before we start: in the following exercises I take for grant you’ll unlock the background layer when you open a new image in Photoshop before start the exercise. For mac users: alt=options. ctrl=cmd. Exercise 1: How to extract simple form objects Objects with simple forms are easy to be extracted. Open the screw image in Photoshop. Why to press shift? Why to press alt? Why red channel?

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How do you add color to a halftone image in Photoshop? Two of the most popular ways of creating a halftone from an image is to convert the image to a bitmap and apply a halftone line screen (2). The other method is to use the Color Halftone filter (4). You should take into account how the final image is going to be reproduced before you colorize as this will save you a massive headache when it comes time to print it. If it's meant for online use or will be converted to CMYK to print, then you don't have to worry about much. I'm assuming that you're looking to accomplish something similar to (3).

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Text Effects I'm not gonna write any tutorial today. Instead I have a compilation of the best text effect tutorials on the web for all you text crazes out there. Some of them are a little bit complicated, a little bit advanced but really worth your time once you got the final effect. Follow the link to go to the tutorial page and enjoy trying new effects on your text..

Mind Reading (Neural Decoding) Goes Mainstream Surfdaddy Orca November 9, 2009 In the new movie, The Men Who Stare at Goats, reporter Bob Wilton confronts Special Forces operator Lyn Cassady, “I’ve heard that you’re a psychic spy.” Make Perfect Selection for Human Object by Utilising Channel Mask Technique in Photoshop Our mcse 2008 guide features an Adobe Photoshop CS tutorial. You can use mcp Photoshop tutorial to enhance your Adobe Photoshop skills and pass cisco certification exam. In this tutorial, I will show you a rather useful technique I use in Photoshop to make perfect human selection, which requires the combination of channel mask and the quick selection tool available in Photoshop CS3. I have received a number of emails lately in regards to this topic and I have decided to post this short tutorial with a step-by-step guide for beginners. Once you master this skill, you can apply it to pretty much every human image you want to selection/extract. Meanwhile, if you have any tips/tricks about making selections, you’re more than welcome to share your experience with us, just drop a comment below :)

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