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Tutorial: How To Cut Out Images in Photoshop

By Joey Korenman

Here are a few ways to cutout images in Photoshop.

Cutting out objects in Photoshop is something that every motion graphics artist must do at one time or another. Sometimes it’s easy, but many times it’s a pain in the ol’ backside. In this tutorial we will walk you through several strategies that he uses to get decent results with tricky images. There are some basic tips, but also some advanced methods for cutting out images when the pen tool isn’t gonna cut it. Please note, we constantly refers to the bird in this video as a turkey… but we're not really sure it’s a turkey. Just mostly sure. 

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