Lesson 3: Advanced Selection Techniques
The goal of making a great selection in Photoshop is to discreetly make selective changes. A beautiful composite, or retouched image, should not look contrived or unnatural…unless you are aiming for that look.
What you’ll learn in this lesson:
You will work with several files from the advps03lessons folder in this lesson. Make sure that you have loaded the advpslessons folder onto your hard drive from www.digitalclassroombooks.com/cc/advphotoshop. For more detailed instructions, see “Loading lesson files” in the Starting up section of this book.
In this lesson, you will work with a folder of images to help you discover Adobe Bridge’s advanced features.
1 In Adobe Photoshop choose File > Browse in Bridge to open Adobe Bridge.
2 Navigate to the advps03lessons folder, and open it so that the thumbnail images appear in the Content panel in Adobe Bridge.
3 Double-click to open the file named advps0301.psd. An image of a clock opens in Photoshop.
4 Once the image is opened, choose File > Save As and type advps0301_work into the File name text field. Keep the Photoshop (PSD) format and ...