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In this video, Creative Ice Media Group shows you how to cut a person or object from a picture in Photoshop.
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What's good YouTube, its Deivid from Creative Ice Media Group here. And I'm going to do, this is basically a series of Photoshop basics. So I've been getting a lot of request from like really basic things. So it’s going to be a series of 4 to 5 videos, I think. And this video will going to be dedicated on how to cut objects or people off the background. Okay. So what you want to do is open your image into Photoshop, obviously. And my example is pretty damn bad because it’s a pretty small image. Hopefully yours will be a bit bigger, but we deal with what we have. And basically, how to delete? There's like many ways that I know loads of people that literally to the lasso tool there, that is wrong. Do not do that. I know a lot of people that use eraser and they start erasing the person and not the background. That's wrong, don’t do that. There’s the polygon lasso tool which isn’t bad, it’s actually quite good actually. But again, you can do it this way. There’s nothing wrong with it. Then there's magnetic lasso tool, this is quite good if you're doing very like basic objects like circle, squares, et cetera. It’s not that good, for example, it’s quite good for my back. Okay. But it will not be good for my hair. It could be good for my hair, I guess, only because my hair is quite neat there. But normally it’s quite messy. But I don’t recommend you using the magnetic lasso tool. What I recommend is using the pen tool. You might be like, what? Pen tool? This is all crazy. But yeah, you want to click on your pen tool. Make sure your setting is like mine. So I have this checked and this checked and this checked. Okay. And auto add delete. Personally I don’t know what these settings are, I very briefly know what they are, but I just know it works. So where you want to start, you want to actually zoom in quite well. Okay. And I'm going to be straight serious with you guys, cutting a person out of a background is very boring. But using your pen tool, you should click everywhere. Also, what you can do is click and drag a bit. So it gives you a nice curve. Trick, click and drag. Click and drag. Click and drag. Click and drag. And now what I want to do is join up. Then right click, mark selection. Feather radius, you know what, let's do a feather radius of 1 pixel. Only because it’s a really small image. If it’s a really big, big image, I'm talking about couple of thousands pixels, fairly a bit higher. But feather radius 1. Then just hit delete. Okay. It will hone to your white background which isn’t good. So what we do is unlock the layer, press OK. And hit delete again. And it will give you a transparent layer. Press control D or command D to deselect. And as you can see, feather radius, it will give us this soft background which still gives us a bit of the green. But it’s okay, because we’re going to fix that later. So I'm just going to do really, really quick. Hopefully quick, because I actually can't stand cutting things out. Then I'm going to move on to my hair. This is also, I guess the tutorial could also be on how to make selections on items because making a selection out of an item is pretty important for Photoshop. So very boring. Very boring. Very boring. Ooh, look at the nice green grass. Look, there's a flower guys. So cool. Okay, I’ll just join that up. Mark selection, press OK, hit delete, control D. command D, sorry. Now I have a little spot there. Okidoki. Almost done. Guys, are you excited as I am? This is really going to be a bad selection. Oh, this is pissing me off. Mine is going to be really rush, I'm going to tell you guys to take your time. This is when you use your lasso tool, okay. It’s the only time that you use your lasso tool. I'm going to right click, use that lasso tool. What you do is basically, as you can see, delete that. Okay. Oh God guys, I missed a spot. Oh yeah, I missed a spot there, didn’t I. to be honest, lasso tool can be used for little things like this, but I don’t recommend. It doesn’t have to be that accurate. Now you have this. God, I missed a spot again. How can I not see that? Oh, I know why. Fascinating. Okay. This is just really annoying me now. Just hit a quick one. Alright. I think you guys can tell I don’t like this. Alright. So now, I have my person out of the background. This is me guys. Say hi. Alright. But remember, we still have this green, slightly green. Let's zoom in. you can see that green of the grass, especially my hair. So what we do is hold control on a PC or command on a Mac. Press and hold that and hover your mouse over the layer. Layer image formula preview. I don’t know if you got a hand running box, just click on the layer. As you can see, I just made a selection of the actual layer. Now what we do is go to select, modify, and we do contract. We’re going to do contract by 2 pixels perhaps. And can you see, it went into the image a bit. 2 pixels might just a bit too much for me. Because it’s a small image, but it depends on your image size. Now click your lasso tool, right click on the image, select inverse and just hit delete. Press control D or command D to deselect. And now if I go into my head, the greenness is gone. You see that? And now a good way to test if you done it well, I'm worried on this test because I actually think I didn’t do well, but just paint in the background. Hey, hey, that’s not bad. Ooh, look at my huddle camouflage. But yeah, that’s basically how you cut someone out of the image. Thanks for watching I guess. It’s a long boring process, but it’s something you guys need to know. Take your time, practice makes perfect. As you could tell, I really don’t like this. I don’t do it a lot. I'm more into the creative design part. But yeah, something you need to know. So thanks for watching. Comment, rate, subscribe, register on CIMG.co.uk. If you like to submit your own tutorials, because I have quite a bit people that makes tutorials that watch me. Or if you have any interesting design news, you can post it up there. And check out CIMG.co.uk. Follow me on Twitter. The link would be in the side bar. Add me in Facebook, link would be in the side bar again. And I think that’s it. I'm going to try and make more video. Basically what I'm trying to do is make all the videos tonight and basically, I'm not going to upload them all at once. Because that will annoy all of my subscribers. Because they have like only me in the subscription box. I'm going to upload 2 everyday. Because I'm going to be busy all week, so I'm just going to try to make them all tonight. No sleep for me. Peace.