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  1. arc.angle_radius

    How to use a shape to make a selection?

    Let the picture do the talking. Basically, I want to use an abstract plain shape to make it a crop selection for a subject (in this case, marshmello). Focus on the region of interest as bounded by the red rectangle. How do I achieve this without doing the toilsome and inefficient way?
  2. E

    Change Darker Color to Lighter Color, Keep Texture

    Hi all, Couple questions. Firstly, I want to change the color of the dark green dress in this photo to a lighter, banana yellow. I have been working with Photoshop since last April, and know how to change colors using blending modes, hue/saturation, color fill layer, etc. But whenever I try...
  3. Wade71

    Polygonal Selection Tool Question

    Hi, I just signed up to the forum so this is my first of many posts I guess!. My question is this, is it possible to change from "subtract from selection" to "add to selection" while the polygonal selection tool is active?. I've been using Photoshop for years and have no clue if its even...
  4. J

    Trying to remove background from an image

    I am trying to remove the background from an image. I have tried using the quick selection tool, the magic wand tool, the magnetic lasso tool. Alas, it's not going well. It seems that I can not get the image of the person fully selected. The tools seem too sensitive. When I use the magnetic...
  5. P

    Could not use the tool because of a disk error.

    I just downloaded the new photoshop monthly subscription. Photoshop seemed to work on my one computer, but when in selection masking space attempting to use the selection tool brush, this error appears 'Could not use the tool because of a disk error.' I verified my disk in disk utility and the...
  6. E

    how to select and change color.. URGENT

    Hi Guys.. So normally I'm good enough at selection the pixels I want in a photo, and/or change the color of it. But right now I'm sitting with some sweatshirt styles, and they make me crazy, because I cannot seem to figure it out. I have attached det style I need to edit, so you can follow...
  7. TripleYoThreat

    Keyboard Shortcut to Switch Between "Add To Selection" and "Subtract From Selection"?

    Hi, how are you today? Hope you're doing well. As the title reads, I'm looking for a keyboard shortcut to switch between these. It would speed up my background removal process greatly. Thanks in advance!!
  8. MrToM

    Is It Just Me..? #7 CC 2015.5 & 2017.0

    Yet another one... Stroking a path with the 'Quick Selection' tool... To replicate: 1. Open an image...anything will do. 2. Set 'Quick Selection' tool to 'New Selection', 'Sample All Layers' and 'Auto - Enhance'. 3. Add a new blank layer. 4. Create a closed path by whatever means you...
  9. X

    selection of imported image that I cannot transform

    Hi, I imported an image in a layer. Afterwards, I select the image with the quick selection tool and when I want to edit -> trace transform -> perspective, I have a pop up that says "Impossible to transform the trace because the selected trace doesn't contain any pixel". I have no idea how to...
  10. C

    Creating a black or white background

    Hi, I am trying to edit some photographs of antiques, the problem I have is how to make multiple objects or plates have a white or black background? as the selection tool doesn't work is there another way to go around the edge or change the background colour? Thanks, Caroline
  11. S

    Can someone please use magic wand or quick selection tool for these two pics

    Can someone please help me either using quick selection tool or magic wand for these two pictures and paste each of the pic with black background One example that I had did but not very good can be seen below There is another picture that is very hard for me to use either quick selection...
  12. F

    How to paint inside with brush like this?

    Hi everybody! I want to know that how to color shapes or drawings without going over the lines like in the video below. I don't want to make a selection then paint inside. Just want to color exactly seen on that video. What is the easiest way to do that?
  13. R

    Can blend mode be used on a selection?

    Hi, I selected a small area today, painted on it and changed the opacity. Then I thought it might be interesting to apply different blend modes to it, but they changed the whole image. I saved the selection. Made a new layer, cntrl-alt-shft-e and added the selection but it still didn't work...
  14. J

    Text Selection Photoshop Bug Is Driving Me Crazy!!! Please Help! Thanks!

    Hello everyone, First off thanks for having me as I'm new. My issue I'm having is to do with the text selection. Some times for no apparent reason Photoshop will not allow me to select the text on a design. What I try to select it it simply opens up a new layer instead of selecting the text...
  15. PegoMan

    Quick Mask in CC 2017

    I have CC on two machines and recently updated my desktop iMac to CC2017. I'm not sure yet, if I like it or not. The first thing I found is that when doing a selection, the Quick Mask function does not work the way I'm used to. When I make a selection and highlight it with a Quick Mask it...
  16. H

    My Rectangular Marquee Tool is leaving selections all over the place

    My Rectangular Marquee Tool is leaving selections everywhere and the selections are weird with squares in the corners at times. It also seems to have a history so when I Ctrl+Alt+Z it goes back to the previous selection. I have new selection enabled but I still get this problem and it is...
  17. D

    Help with hair selection?

    Hi, I've been trying to improve with photoshop. I always had issues with hair selection. I've been using refine edge (can't use color range) and this is the best i've achieved so far: Can I get a bit of help? What can I do better? This is the original image:
  18. F

    Marquee selection confusion

    Hello all. I am pretty new to photoshop and I am learning the program. Tonight I am using the rectangular marquee selection tool. In the training (I am following along in photoshop) the instruction is drawing a rectangle over his selection area, and holding spacebar to move the selection...
  19. S

    How to make blur like this on an image?

    Today while using the photoshop i come across an image (image attached) i really impress the way they blurred the part of image and added the text.Its really a nice effect and i would like to learn that effect from the gurus.Am using photosho cc 2015.5 version. I experimented with the blurs...
  20. D

    Pen tool - too much selection

    When I select object outline with pen tool then click make selection, it selects other pixels on it's own. Please see bottom left. I only outline the outside of the logo and selection makes the rest?? IamSam I tried to send pic via pm but it will only let me attach image via url and not paste...