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PaintShop Pro X6 for Photographers by Ken McMahon

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Using Selections

Controlling Change

What’s Covered in this Chapter

  • This is a short chapter, but it covers crucial techniques that will take your photo editing skills way beyond what we’ve covered up to now. This chapter is all about selections and how to make them. Selections and their close relatives mask layers and alpha channels, allow you to confine changes to a part of the image – a bit like using a stencil.
  • PaintShop Pro X6 has more than 20 selection tools, ranging from easy to use tools that do nearly all of the work for you to more hands-on tools that require a little more skill and input, but are useful for difficult subjects. ...

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