DOWNLOAD THIS PLAIN BACKGROUND FOR PASTING YOUR CUTOUT
DOWNLOAD THIS IMAGE TO PRACTICE CREATING A CUTOUT
DOWNLOAD THIS WELCOME BACK PHOTO


PHOTOSHOP SKILLS
USING THE "QUICK SELECT" TOOL TO MAKE A CUTOUT

THE FOLLOWING VIDEOS OFFER BRIEF TUTORIALS ABOUT HOW TO...
•USE ADJUSTMENT LAYERS
•ADJUST THE TONAL VALUES IN YOUR IMAGES (TO MAKE THEM BRIGHTER OR DARKER).
•USE THE CROP TOOL TO IMPROVE IMAGE COMPOSITIONS.
•USE THE MAGIC WAND, QUICK SELECT AND ERASER TOOLS FOR CUTOUTS.


PART 1
UNDERSTANDING LAYERS



PART 2
LEVELS, CURVES AND COLOR



PART 3
HOW TO USE THE CROP TOOL TO IMPROVE YOUR IMAGE COMPOSITIONS


PART 4
USING THE "MAGIC WAND" & "QUICK SELECT" TOOLS



PART 5
USING THE "ERASER" TOOL TO CLEAN UP AREAS AROUND THE AREAS OF YOUR CUTOUTS



PART 6
USING THE QUICK SELECT TOOL FOR CUTOUTS
Using the plain background and photograph example files at the top of this page, this very brief video demonstrates how to use the quick select tool for cutouts...


QUICK SELECTION TOOL PHOTOSHOP EXERCISE
1). After viewing the Photoshop tutorials above, create a cutout using one of your images (or use the practice images downloads at the top of this page).
2). Paste your cutout onto a blank photoshop background.
3).
Combine your "before and after" images onto one background.
Submit your "Quick Selection Tool" exercise in the Google Classroom folder.
Save your work as:
p#yourlastname_quick