This is Part 2 in a series of posts showing you how to make embellishments our of scanned Disney Memorabilia. Throughout these tutorials I will be using Photoshop Elements 10 to show you 3 techniques I use when working with Disney memorabilia.
Part 1 : Using the Marquee Tool to create a basic shape Element – Great for stickers and objects that are circles and squares.
Part 2 : Using the Magic Wand to create an irregular shape Element (high contrast background) – Great for solid color elements on a white background.
Part 3 : Using the Magnetic Lasso Tool to create an irregular shape Element (low contrast background) – Works with any image where the borders are blurred by similar colors.
Today we are working with irregular shapes that are on a high contrast background. (think dark sticker on a white background) The only tool you will need today is:
- Magic Wand Tool – The marquee magic wand tool will automatically select an area of a certain tone or color