November 27, 2022

Photography

Editing Photography, Videos and 3D by Rich the Renegade

Master Hair Selection – Best Technique for Every Situation

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The Ultimate Guide to Select Hair in Photoshop! Cut out any kind of hair in any background and learn all the best techniques for every situation. In this tutorial, we will cover everything you need to know to master hair masking in Photoshop. Whether you have a busy background or a simple one, frizzy hair or a plain one, we will navigate every scenario through an easy-to-use flowchart to understand what technique to use when.

I hope this lesson helps. Thank you so much for watching 🙂

► TIMESTAMPS
00:00 The Biggest Problem with Masking Hair!
00:50 It All Starts With Contrast
02:38 No Contrast & Hair Brush Technique
03:47 The Types of Contrast
04:09 Contrast of Regular Brightness
06:13 Contrast of Extreme Brightness
12:16 Color Contrast
20:03 Mix of Color and Brightness
20:39 Refining and Improving the Mask
22:43 3 Ways to Remove Halos
25:50 Thank You!

► DOWNLOAD PIXIMPERFECT HAIR BRUSHES: https://bit.ly/pixhairbrush

►LINKS TO MENTIONED TUTORIALS:

HAIR BRUSH TECHNIQUE:
1. Cut Out Hair from Extremely Busy Background: https://youtu.be/42JXjWZ5fII
2. Cut Out Dark Hair from Dark Background: https://youtu.be/G030sJcK9oA

REGULAR BRIGHTNESS CONTRAST:
1. Secret Buttons for Precise Hair Selection: https://youtu.be/yjIAr_g8Qpw

EXTREME BRIGHTNESS CONTRAST:
1. Blend Modes for Realistic Hair Masking: https://youtu.be/MRhH2w6RWWQ
2. The BEST Way to Select Fur: https://youtu.be/-cc0aQnO_kk

REMOVING HALOS:
1. Use SMUDGE Tool for Perfect Selections: https://youtu.be/zS0tsFrmNMk
2. Remove Fringes After Cutting Out Hair: https://youtu.be/uIcQQbJAOF8
3. The Hidden "Halo Removal" Slider: https://youtu.be/LNAUh3MfVBs
4. A FAST Way to Remove Color Fringing on Hair/Fur: https://youtu.be/67paSOVpiHM
5. 2 Surprising Tools to Remove Halos Easily: https://youtu.be/kmFL4Y2RBXM

► ASSET DOWNLOADS:
Sample Images: https://bit.ly/3ONZWk0

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