This lesson walks you through using Photoshop’s selection tools. Click on this link to download the source file for this lesson.
Concepts to cover:
Magnetic Lasso–selects based on lines of different colors.
Magic Wand–selects based on similar tonal ranges. (Contiguous=touching colors, tolerance = 1 pixel + x-lighter + x-dark)
Ctrl T= transforms/resizes
Ctrl 0=fits on screen. Ctrl + and – zooms in and out.
Shift=Adds to a selection. Alt=Subtracts from a selection. Spacebar=adjusts selections while you are creating it.
Alt+Move=Makes a copy of a selection while moving.
Shift+Alt+Move=Makes a parallel copy.