Selection tools are used to make changes to only parts of an image. They are frequently used in tandem with another tool or feature that alters only the selected area.
Download the following files into your H:Drive > Graphics 161 > 04 – Selections folder.
Selection Tutorial Videos
Types of Selections
Geometric selection tools let you select parts of an image using a “draggable” shape. Everything inside the shape becomes your selection.
Freehand selection tools let you trace selections in a free-form manner.
Edge-based and color-based selections tools let you make a selection by identifying the edge of an image or by identifying a common color.
For all of the projects below, save all of your work into a folder called selections_101 in your Graphics 161 folder.
Using the selection tools, isolate the people in the image below and change the background color.