Click and drag this icon to relocate the click point. Revision Date: 1 July 2017 Magic Wand Tool S four times The Magic Wand Tool allows areas of similar color to be selected. Sampling Modes Image - pixels are polled from the composite image to determine their suitability to be included in the selection. To make complex selections like this, try building a selection using the Magic Wand Tool with a low Tolerance and the Additive selection mode. This option affects the scope of the selection that is made. An example might be the subtle skin tones in a facial portrait.
Advanced Use - Selection by Exclusion Complex selections can also be made by over-selecting then removing areas not required. In most situations, to select a single continuous area with the Magic Wand Tool , simply click on it. The Additive mode allows multiple selections to be chained together, extending the selection each time to capture slightly more of the desired region. We manufacture a complete line of consumer finishes that are distributed worldwide which include oil base, acrylic, and latex paints, wood finishing products, aerosol paints, and a variety of specialty products for home, farm, and industrial use. The selection will be reinterpreted as if the user had undone the original and reapplied it using the new source point.
Example Initial Magic Wand Tool selection with low Tolerance. The region to be selected may be a single continuous shape or multiple separate areas. The Subtract mode will remove parts of the original selection that are included in the new selection. These can be found in the Tool Bar. Advanced Use - Selection Building Often it is not possible to make a completely accurate selection with one click, regardless of the Tolerance setting. The default mode is Replace. Looking for some new techniques to create backgrounds for my raw-art journals, I flipped through the pages and found a section on using gesso a background that prepares a canvas or board for paint and another on stenciling.
Tolerance Similar to the Paint Bucket Tool, Magic Wand's selection can be adjusted by tuning the Tolerance. But afterwards I saw the quality of Paint Magic's work on some other buildings in the area, and now I won't use anyone else on my rentals. In the image above, Image A is the original object. The Tolerance setting affects how similar a color must be to the color clicked in order to be included in the selection. Since it was a rental, we went with the slightly cheaper bid, which was another contractor. Continuing to add to the original selection by clicking new areas while holding the Ctrl key down. But afterwards I saw the quality of Paint Magic's work on some other buildings in the area, and now I won't use anyone else on my rentals.
Each technique has a description of the effect, then includes preparation, materials, equipment, how-to and some variations. The magic wand tool shares the same Selection Mode options as the other selection tools, but it also has two other options which are Flood Mode and Tolerance. The bad news is that most of the instruction is just written and not photographed step by step. Note how all the disconnected areas of black have been deselected. Flood Mode: Global - the selection will extend to all the pixels in the layer which satisfy the Tolerance setting. Click the Finish button in the Tool Bar or press Enter to finish editing the selection. The effect of adjusting the Tolerance value is shown below: Example - Magic Wand Tolerance Magic Wand Tool Tolerance: 25%.
Next the black areas were excluded by holding down both the Shift key Global mode and Alt key Subtractive mode while clicking on any black area. This mode will operate in the same way as if a multi-layered image was flattened prior to using the Magic Wand Tool. The larger square with the four arrows is the Control Nub. The two sampling modes dictate which pixels will be sampled or tested to determine how far the selection extends. This can be useful if you want to fine-tune the selection to include some areas of a different color. To use the magic wand, when you have set the options appropriately, you just click on the image and other areas of the image that are a similar color to the clicked point are included within the selection. Flood Mode The Magic Wand Tool shares the same two flood modes as the Paint Bucket Tool: Contiguous and Global.
I will start with what was good in the book. It is easiest to think of the Magic Wand Tool s behavior as similar to the Paint Bucket, except that instead of filling an area with color the Magic Wand Tool selects it. The Control Nub looks like a white square with four arrows inside it see image below. Intersect combines the new and old selections so that only areas that are within both of the selections remain selected. . Jocasta Innes, a paint expert, enthusiast and teacher, tells you how to get started and gives you the pros and cons of all the latest products for walls, woodwork, floors and furniture. Magic Marble is the only marbling paint that works with plain tap water.
Flood Mode: Contiguous - the selection will continue to bleed outwards from the click point until neighboring pixels fail to satisfy the Tolerance setting. Magic Wand Tool Tolerance: 31%. Image B shows the initial selection based on the first click with the Magic Wand Tool. The selection captures all of the sky, but also some of the water and other elements in the photo. Example This complex selection was made by first selecting the entire image Edit » Select All or Ctrl + A. The colors match original equipment colors.