Essential Skills for Designers - Selecting People

Learn the best techniques to extract people from images in Photoshop. | taught by Martin Perhiniak Watch Intro Video
  • 21 Videos
  • 1 Text
  • 3.0 hrs

Course Curriculum

Tools for Selecting People
53:48
Why is it important to make selections? FREE
Lasso Tool FREE
Exercise Files
Quick Selection Tool
Magic Wand FREE
Marquee Selection Tools
Color Range
Focus Area
Masking
Pen Tool and Vector Mask
Refine Selection
Custom Brushes
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Simple Selections
60:37
When a Person Stands out from the Background
When the Background is Pure White
When the Background is Simple
When the Person is in Focus FREE
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Complex Selections
60:22
Selecting Hair on Portraits
Selecting Full Length Photos
Selections with Busy Backgrounds
Selecting Transparent Details
Multiple Selections on the Same Image
Conclusion
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Course description

This course is the ultimate guide for making selections of people in Photoshop. You can learn all the professional tools and techniques starting from basic selections of a person with one coloured background to very complex selections, with hair, transparent details and difficult backgrounds. This course is focusing on selections of people but the same workflows can be used for making selections of objects, animals or anything else.
Learn to make selections the right way from an Adobe Certified Instructor and put the powerful techniques into use in Graphic Design or Photo Retouch projects.
Join now and become an expert of Photoshop selections in less than 3 hours.

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Instructor

Martin  Perhiniak
Martin Perhiniak
Yes I'm a Designer

Martin Perhiniak is a Certified Adobe Design Master and Instructor. He was voted to be one of the top 10 Adobe instructors in the world by student feedback in 2015. In his online courses besides the technical knowledge you need, Martin will also teach you a lot about design principles, compositional techniques and plenty of best practices that he picked up and developed while working as a designer and retoucher on projects such as Pixar’s Cars and Toy Story, BBC’s Dr Who or Mattel’s Team Hot Wheels. He feels it his mission to share his insights of the design industry and its latest trends with beginners and creative professionals around the World.

You can find lots of useful free tutorials from him on his Pinterest board if you want to see how he teaches and you can follow him on Facebook and Twitter to be updated about his latest projects.