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Learning Pixelmator by Mark Stagi

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Summary

Selections are great because they allow you to choose only a certain part of an image to edit, leaving the rest of the image untouched. While it's easy to select a part of a photo and make a correction, such as changing the color or brightness, it's always a good practice to copy and paste that selection into its own layer before making changes. This way, if you mess up something you are only making adjustments on a new layer and can very easily delete that layer to start over. Having layers with specific selections will allow you to fine-tune your images in the most artistic way. Not every part of your image should have the same hue/saturation or many other attributes, so being able to select what you need to modify is the first part ...

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