In this episode, we will discuss some very important tools which are frequently used in Photoshop. Photoshop tutorials easy part | 7 included the tools about the crop, selection, and eraser. Now we will discuss these tools one by one here.
This tool is used to crop the required area of an image. If you want to select a certain area with defined size type the required size in width, height, and resolution box.
- Choose crop tool and drag on the required image.
- To add perspective effect on selection check perspective box and drag the selection as per your requirement.
- Press the “Enter” key.
Quick Selection Tool:
Magic Wand Tool:
If all the pixels in the area that you want to select area about the same color and adjoin one another in the image you can use the magic wand tool to select the area by clicking.
- Choose the Magic Wand Tool.
- Change the setting on the property bar as needed.
Tolerance (rages from 0:255)
It determines the similarity or difference of the pixels selected. A low value selects the few colors very almost like the pixel you click. A higher value selects a broader range of images.
It creates a smoother-edged selection Contiguous
It selects only adjacent areas using the same colors. Otherwise, all pixels in the entire image using the same color are selected.
Sample All Layers
It selects the colors using data from all the visible layers. Otherwise, the tool selects colors from the active layer only.
- Click on the desired image color with the magic wand tool.
Quick Selection Tool:
You can use the fast selection tool to quickly paint a variety using an adjustable round brush tip. As you drag, the selection expands outward and automatically finds and follows defined edges within the image.
- Select the quick selection tool.
- Specify one of the selection options on options bar: new, add, and subtract from.
- Use the Size pop-up menu option to make the brush tip size sensitive to pen pressure or a stylus wheel.
- Choose quick selection options.
Sample All Layers: This creates a variety of supported all layers rather than just the currently selected layer.
Auto-Enhance: reduces roughness and blockiness within the selection boundary. It automatically flows the choice further towards image edges and applies a number of the side refinement you’ll apply manually within the refine edge dialogue with the graceful, contrast, and radius option.
- Paint inside a part of the image you would like to pick.
The Eraser tool is used to erase the color or content of a layer enabling the background layer in the image to show through to varying degrees, depending on the opacity you specify.
- Click on “Eraser Tool”.
- Define required eraser mode on options bar.
- Select the required style on the options bar.
- Click or drag on the desired portion of an image.
The Background Eraser Tool erases the content to any layer, including both the foreground and background colors on the background layer.
- Choose on the “Background eraser” tool.
- Click or drag on the image.
Use the Magic Eraser Tool when you want to erase a contiguous area of color and a layer. You can either completely erase the area of color or make the eraser less opaque so that only part of the color area is erasing.
- Choose “Magic Eraser Tool”
- Click on the required part of the image.
We hope that, this article may helpful for you. If you have any queries feel free to comment on comment box.
Also check out : Photoshop Tutorials for Beginners |Part 6