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Learn Photoshop from an Expert Designer - Class 3 of 3

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7 Lessons (38m)
    • 1. Class Promo Part 3

    • 2. Cutting Objects Out

    • 3. Easier Ways To Cut Objects Out

    • 4. The Mighty Pen Tool!

    • 5. Fun with Gradients!

    • 6. Layer Styles

    • 7. Cropping and Resizing Photos

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Welcome to Class 3 of 3, the final class of the Learn Photoshop from An Expert Designer Series. If you are looking for the first and second part of this class. See link below

Class One

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With over 3 hours of video content, join me, Lindsay Marsh, for a photoshop class that will take you from no experience to expert level. I have over 12+ years of professional full time experience in Adobe Photoshop and cannot wait to teach you this powerful tool. 

I created a class that moves at your pace. I created high quality video screen capture videos for all of my lessons so you can feel like your sitting right next to me, one on one. 

We will learn everything from the tool bar to the layering system, the pen tool, creating shapes, working with type and then we dive into working with photos, manipulation, filters and effects. 

This is class three of three in this Learn Photoshop from an Expert Designer series. I decided to break my class up into bite size classes so it did not feel overwhelming.

Look forward to learning together! 

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Lindsay Marsh

Over 300,000 Design Students & Counting!


I have had many self-made titles over the years: Brand Manager, Digital Architect, Interactive Designer, Graphic Designer, Web Developer and Social Media Expert, to name a few. My name is Lindsay Marsh and I have been creating brand experiences for my clients for over 12+ years. I have worked on a wide variety of projects both digital and print. During those 12 years, I have been a full-time freelancer who made many mistakes along the way, but also realized that there is nothing in the world like being your own boss. 

I have had the wonderful opportunity to be able to take classes at some of the top design schools in the world, Parsons at The New School, The Pratt Institute and NYU. I am currently transitioning to coaching and teaching.


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1. Class Promo Part 3: with over six hours of content joined me Lindsay Marsh for a photo shop class that will take you from no experience to expert level. I have over 12 years of professional, full time experience and Adobe Photo Shop, and I cannot wait to teaching its powerful school. I created a class that moves it nor pates. I created high quality video screen capture videos for all of my lessons, so you can feel like you're sitting right there next to me. One on one. I have two phases. My course beginner levels. Hold your hand through the basics of photo shop. We will learn everything from the toolbar to the layering system, the pin tool, creating shapes, working with type, and then we'll dive into work with photo manipulation, filters and effects. The second intermediate phase of my course includes five full courses working in photo shop . We will take this feels learn in the first phase and apply them here. So what are you waiting for? The time is now finally learned into Master Photo shop, so let's learn together 2. Cutting Objects Out: all right. Today we're gonna learn how to cut images out, um, to be ableto paste them into a new document. Um, so let's go ahead and get started. I downloaded this simple photo of a mug. I would like to cut this mug out and separate it from the background so I can put it on my own background. So I'm gonna go ahead, Double, click, click. OK, I unlocked the layer, and what we're gonna do is we're gonna get their several ways to cut this mug out. There's not just one way, just like with everything in photo shop, Do you have a lot of options? My kind of go to is the polygon lasso tool. I'm gonna click and hold that click to get my sub options and I'm gonna click this lower magnetic lasso tool. What's great about this is if there's a lot of high contrast between the background and the foreground object I'm cutting out. This is a very great tool to use, So I'm gonna go ahead and make sure there's a couple of these options up here by default. It's on this one, so make sure this 1st 1 new selection is it's default. So you don't have to worry too much about it for right now. So I'm gonna go and click once, and it's good, a kind of kind of select objects around it, But this is a really rough cut out. I'm just kind of showing you how it works. So let's go ahead and go back in time, Okay? So here we go. So I'm gonna actually follow this line as close as I can, and it's gonna do a pretty good job. I'm not doing the best job tracing it, but since it's the magnetic lasso tool, it's going to do some of the work for You don't have to be exact. That's what's so great about this tool is kind of go around, and it really does a great job automatically selecting the same color. So there's that. I'm gonna go ahead and smooth this out a little bit, so I'm gonna zoom in my selections. Not perfect. Um, this is not perfectly selected on the outside. So what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna hold down my selection tool, and I'm gonna get the polygon lasso tool and do some manual adjustments to it. um So what I'm gonna do this is work. It's a little tricky. So if you need to replay this video a couple times, that's totally normal, and I encourage that. So I'm gonna hold down the shift button and you'll notice there's a plus sign next to my selection tool. That means anything I select is going to be added to my selection. So if we zoom in really close here will notice there's a little bit of this mug that wasn't selected by the magnetic lasso tool. So I want to select this little bit and added to it. So I'm gonna, um, hold down the shift button or another way to do that. If you don't want to hold down the shift button. And so you go up here to this option and click add to selection and you don't have to hold down shift. You know, there's two different ways to skin a cat. Um, so I'm gonna go ahead and do it that way. I clicked on this button, which is add to your selection, and you're going to guess the next button is subtract from your selection. So we're gonna add I'm not holding down shift. That was just a little shortcut that I used. Just select the button. So now I'm adding this little shape, and I just added it to my selection just like that. Um, so let's find another thing we need to add. Let's go. Here, Let's see. Cut out. Really did a pretty good job. Um, nothing I really need to add, but there's some elements I'd like to subtract. So if I went ahead and, um, I copied the item, I'm gonna go up to image or actually, uh, edit copy from copying my selection, The mug copy. And then I'm going to paste it. It's gonna create a new layer. And I'm gonna create a new blank document so I can show you what I just cut out and show you why we're not quite done with cutting this mug out. Here's my new blank document. I'm gonna drag the layer that I just did. There it is. Drag it over to my white document and you can kind of see Let me see. Go ahead and fleet this and drag this into our photo shop and expand this. OK? So you could see how I cut it out, but it's pretty rough. It's not very smooth, and some of this back around on this inter handle is still there. We would like to go ahead and get rid of that. Um, so let's go ahead and let's try our magnetic lasso tool again. See if we can just in a nice cut out here and it doesn't always do a good job. Early depends on the contrast of the foreground and the object of cutting out. Yeah, it's not doing a great job. I wonder if there's several ways to kind of select things here. Gonna hold down and I'm going to do. There is another tool in our tool bar right below it called the Magic Wand Tool. And this is great. If you want to dio kind of a quick selection, I need you to click on it. It's gonna try to take a sample that smooth, but it doesn't always work. Other little looks what works really well on high contrast areas, It's my click here. It selected this outside of the bug very easily, cause it's one solid color. No problem. Ah, but this is kind of complicated color, so let's keep working to find the best way to cut that out. So let's go ahead and do our polygon lasso tool and kind of zoom in and mainly cut it out. So let's see what we can do here are actually let me go back and do our magnetic lasso tool . Do kind of a rough cut out here a moving pretty fast. That's not perfect. So I'm gonna go back, take our polygram lasso tool and see this is the selection. This little circle I want to subtract from the selection. If I were to add to the selection like this little icon is telling me to do, I I'm adding to the selection, See? But I want to subtract from the selection, so I'm actually going to go to this next option here and anything that I select is gonna be subtracted from this selection. So actually click and then click down. I want to subtract this area. This is complicated. This could take some time to master, so I'm gonna zoom in a little bit more time. I'm gonna, um this is where even after 15 years in this programme, I still get tripped up, so OK, so This is the selection. So I want to subtract again and subtract this little bit. And I want to subtract this little bit when this is just getting a smooth cut out here and I dio I want ad. I want ad, There's let's go back to add And I'm gonna add to my little selection here, and I just This is the tricky part. Sometimes it takes a while to cut something out with this method. Um, I want to add to the selection, perhaps go back. My ad adding to the selection Here's kind of manly clicking here. It's creating a shape to add to it. And here I want to subtract. Since this is this complicated, if you're not getting this don't worry. Um, I'm still working on how to do office. Okay, so I think I got a nice, smooth cut out, uh, get a select elite. And there we go. We have a nice, smooth cut out. Um, this bottom needs is really rough, so I'm gonna select, um polygon lasso tool. I'm just gonna cut to do ah manual cut out. Create my shape of the bottoms to create a circle. Gonna delete everything in that selection can always use, like the Blur tool or the erase tool that kinda gonna make it smoother. Look in smoother cut out lost the little things you could do. But see, now I could place this on any color background. A lot of times, I'll put it on a red background just to see if I cut everything out properly. And I did. Okay, um, this is not super smooth. So let me just go back in. This is working to do the pin tools. Well, do smoother cutouts. So now let me take that away like an double click here or draw at a drop shadow. It's like this lips give it some realistic shadows. Then there we go. It is cut out our bug from our photo and we're done. 3. Easier Ways To Cut Objects Out: So now that we've been able to use the polygon lasso tool to cut out the mug in the previous video, we're gonna learn quicker ways to cut things out. Um, and a lot of times when you see a white background just like this dog photo, you're able to use a really nice tool in your in your toolbar to be able to cut it out and just a few clicks. So I'm gonna go ahead and show you how to do that. It's the fourth icon down, and it's called the Magic one toe. So go ahead and select on that on what the magic one tool does is when I select a certain color, it's gonna select all the nearby pixels with the similar color. So in this case, with the solid white background, when I click once, it's gonna select all the white pickle pixels in the in the photo. Um, and so I'm just gonna do we gonna go ahead and unlock this layer. I'm just gonna go ahead and delete. Just press the delete button, and I was able to eliminate the entire white background and I'm already done. I've already cut out my dog photo. He's ready to be placed on a different background whenever you see this little checkered pattern. If you haven't noticed that before, it just means there's no pixels or any anything there. It's transparent. So if you were to export this as a PNG, you'd be able to put this on any background and the whatever the background is, it'll show up this in this area. So just to kind of let you know that, let's go ahead and try a different photo. Here's another photo. Let's go ahead. Unlock this and I'm going to get the same tool Magic wand tool. Let's try this again. Selector layer. Gonna click once and just like that, I've already selected all the white press delete, and there she is. So if I go ahead and take her drag, ary can kind of see how I've you can see there's no more white background there, and I'm able to place that on any background. So notice how quick that Waas was able to do that. That is the quick selection tool, and next we'll go over the pin tool 4. The Mighty Pen Tool!: So now that we've kind of master the Polygon last suitable end kind of the magic one tool for quick, quick cutouts, there's gonna be situations where the magic one tools not gonna work, even though there's a white background. So take this example of this photo of this woman that has a white background, but it's so washed out there's white pixels that bleed into her face. So when I do select the background just like the background over here, it actually starts to select the white pixels on her face as well. I can't really use the quick selection tool and cutting her out with a polygon lasso tool. It's not gonna look very smooth when I cut out the angles of her face. So what do we do? That's when the pin tool comes in handy and this is probably up more of the most powerful tools. And Photoshopped, always some one of the hardest tools toe learn. It could be kind of difficult, so I may need to do a separate video that focuses just on the pin tool. But go ahead and go down to your pen tool. It's gonna be kind of toward the bottom of your toolbar. You're just gonna select Make sure the top selection is selected pin tool And here we go. So I'm gonna go and click, Um, create a new layer right here. We just cut about creating a new layer here and on this new layer, I'm gonna click once at the top. I'm basically gonna be tracing around her face and in this area, I'm just gonna be guessing where her face is going to be based on the right side. Since we don't really know, we can't see it in the photograph. Let's go ahead and click once up here and when you click again, this is creating an eight what's called an anchor point, and when you click it again, it will create a line. Now, to this is what's so powerful about the pin tools you can make curbs selection. So what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna go ahead and so, like this point down here, and I'm holding down the mouse and not letting go, and I'm able to kind of select a wide range of angles. So I want to trace around a year, so I'm gonna make that angle right there, get a click again, And I'm going to be able to continue to make these cuts. Lips. They go back a few steps. It could be kind of finicky Toe learn the pin tool I was tracing around her face. When I'm clicking, I'm holding a little bit and I'm trying to get the right angle covered. So I'm gonna click up here. That automatically. Kind of did a nice line for me. Click up here. That did us. Well, I'm gonna click up here, and I'm holding down the mouse, and I'm just kind of that can go all these different angles. I'm going to just keep hugging against her face. We can always go back and mess with the anchor points later if we don't like the way we cut it out. Okay. All right. So that's not the prettiest thing I've ever seen. But just for the sake of the pin tool, we need to complete our shape. So our last point is right up here. And what we need to do is we need to take Once we click on our last point up at the top, I want to make sure I click on my very first point, and that's gonna complete the shape. You'll see that small little circle icon right next to the pen tool icon. Well, that means it's gonna close the shape, so I'm gonna click on once, and it officially closed the shape. Now I have a shape that I can cut out. So to cut this out, I'm going to go over. What it did is it drew a path. This is called a path and withdrawal pass with Finn tool. So there's a little option here on your layers panel called paths. If you do not see that, just go up to window and make sure pass this selected and you'll see we'll go and click on that, and it says work path and you'll see this little face shape that we just created. We're actually gonna go down here to this like our, um, to this icon right here. We're actually let's do this second icon. This is gonna fill this with it with the color. Um, and this is actually gonna fill this with a line so it's gonna create a line all the way around. Her face was going to click on this icon So you see the line that just appeared all the way around. So we no longer need this work path. So we're just gonna go ahead and delete it. So now you see, we created this line by doing that process, and you may need to re watch this video a few times to really master this. This is a toughie. So let's go back to our layers and I'm toggle ing that layer, that new layer we created when we were drawing the path and now has that line. Now we can go back to our handy dandy magic wand tool, and we can select and we're not even on the face shape. That's a whole nother layer were on this new layer that we created. Now I have the selected now perfectly and now I'm gonna click on my face image. And now I can, uh, go ahead and copy command, see and then paste. And just like that, I have my face cut out. It's not pretty, but I got it cut out. I know. Underneath this layer with a line on it, I've already done my selection. I don't need this background layer anymore because we already cut her out. And there we go coursing. Go back here and smooth it with E. Um, Eraser tool. Make that a little bit bigger. Kind of smooth that out a little bit. So it's not such a a rough edge. Let me get the soft brush making a little bit bigger. She's kind of a floating hand. I probably should have cut the neck out, but, you know, just for the sake of the video, kind of smooth that out a little bit and you could mess around. You can even use the polygon lasso tool, cut out little areas that maybe you didn't catch her. You didn't get with pen tool. So now I'm gonna create a new layer just to kind of show you and moms gonna dio the color overlay to a paint bucket with the black kind of See what we just cut out. And this will also help you if you want to kind of cut it out a little bit better manually after you cut. Cut out with a pin tool. Delete. Oops. Wrong layer. I don't select the face. There we go. Yes. I encourage you to re watch this video a few times to really kind of master the pin tool. I'll do a few other videos as well. It's incredibly powerful tool for being able to cut things out manually and add a nice curvature to your cut out. So it's not just if I was just gonna select the polygon lasso tool. I mean, it's a little bit rougher of a cut out see. And when he used the pen tool, you're able to get those nice smooth edges as well that you just can't get with, uh, the polygon lasso tool. 5. Fun with Gradients! : All right. So today we're gonna talk about color and how to create a radiant such curated grating. We know how to create a solid color by using the paint bucket tool. We go ahead and still make her color selection. Let's say we want blue. We have our paint bucket tool good and create a new layer We click once We just created a blue square You can, of course, resize that square to whatever we want. So there's kind of our square, but to create a new layer and gonna go ahead and create a radiant So how do we create a radiant? We hold over Thea, we actually click and hold the paint bucket tool and we have the radiant tool We're gonna go ahead and have that selected and how we edit the colors of the great things. We go right up here, but go ahead and click on it. That's going to give us a wide array of default radiance. You can actually go online and download Grady Antzas well, or create your M. So right now we're gonna create our own radiant. Um, I really don't like this black, so it's gonna go and click on this bottom section and I'm gonna change this color so it's gonna fade from blue Black. So what I do is I select the bottom tabs. Do not worry about the top tabs. The bottom tabs is what's going to change the color. So I'm gonna change this bottom black color to kind of a beautiful green. I want to fade from light blue green just like that and this little object in the middle This is gonna change kind of wear. It fades. So right now it's fading from blue to green evenly. If I was to ship just the left, it would fade from blue to green a little bit quicker. If I moved us to the right, it would fade from blue two green slowly, slower. I'm gonna go and click on OK, I have my great aunt selected. We have a lot of options from here of how what we want to make it. So let's make a let's just do the entire layers of this new layer I created and wherever do I'm gonna click on the mouse and I'm holding down on the button and I'm gonna move around. I can create a direction for my Grady in. So if I want the the direction of the Grady in to be diagonal, I'm gonna make a long diagonal line and I'm gonna release it. If I want to go the other way, I'm gonna click down here and then release. So let's say I wanted to be up and down. You click up here, make a long line and release it's gonna go up and down. I wanted to fade a lot quicker from blue to green. I want that transition to be more harsh. I'm gonna make a shorter line. So I'm gonna go ahead and click, and then hold and Dragon make a short line so you can see the transitions a lot quicker, a lot harsher and more abrupt. Or if I wanted to be smooth with a long line. So there's a lot of different options. It doesn't have to fade in a linear fashion. If you can actually do circles and up here gonna have a wide variety of different Grady INTs that, um, Grady and directions you can choose from. This is radio, uh, radiant. So we're gonna go ahead, slick. On this we go and click once we're gonna drag just like we did with our linear. But in this case, it's actually gonna create a circular radiant. And it's gonna differ depending on how short your Linus was A very short line. It's gonna be a very short, um, transition from your colors. A long one Be a little bit longer and the center is gonna be where you originally click So if I want the center to originate here is where I click are down here on display around This is where you just gotta really play around and get used to kind of how this works. This one's more like a diamond shape. Let's go back and I want to add 1/3 color. I wanted to go from blue to green to red So what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna go ahead and select this green that's over here on the left and I'm gonna move it down. So now I have blue lips I have blue to green I actually click on the open area See how I the icon changed Teoh the finger gonna go and click there And I just added 1/3 color. I'm gonna double Click this and I'm gonna go ahead. Make this red. Ah, let's not make it quite that red. Let's do pink. So now the same holds true when we had two colors. But now it's a little bit more complicated than we now have three colors. Ingredient. And if we want the pink to be, uh, Maurer of the grating kind of shifted that way. But I like kind of uneven distribution. You click on, OK, I'm gonna click back on my linear, And there we go has created a through three colored radiant um, and when you click on some of these defaults, let's say this rainbow. You can see how you can create. Ah, pretty complicated Grady INTs. You can also create a great and where you have the same color on the edges and a different color in the middle. This one is actually lines with transparency in the middle, just like that that shows through. There's a lot of different options you could do with radiance 6. Layer Styles: Okay, So I wanted to go over layer styles with you today. So I have this image we had opened in a previous video. They had unlocked the layer. I'm just gonna do a quick cut out using the magic wand tool press delete. I have removed the background from this. I wanted to ah show you kind of the effects that you can do to individual layers. So I kind of went over this a little bit in the beginning of the class, but I didn't touch on it in detail. So that's what this video is gonna be all about. I'm so whenever you select a layer and let me actually do a text layer because a little bit easier to show you on text goes here, go ahead. Make that a little bit bigger. I'm gonna put this dog on a colored background. Now, let's do Let's do I know this is not gonna be pretty, but for the sake of instruction, gonna move my layers around to get everything How I like. Okay, we're gonna go ahead and click on text goes here, and I'm gonna double click this blank area of the layer if you click on this, You change the name. If you click on this, you highlight the text. What I want to do is click in this blank area right here and a layer styles panels gonna come up so layer styles. We can add different effects to each individual layer and each and each interval individual layer will have this different set of options. So I want to add a drop shadow to text goes here. So I'm gonna go ahead and click on Drop Shadow and you'll notice I'm gonna go ahead and toggle it. It just adds a settled drop shadow. And the great thing with drop shadows is it gives you a lot of options to change the intensity. Size is one way to change the intensity. If you make the size bigger, it's gonna blur a little more and be a little more realistic. We'll have it no size and increase the distance. You'll see it doesn't have any blur to it. But if I increase the size kind of adds a nice blur effect to it makes it more realistic, you can change the distance how far away it is from the text. Um, we could change the angle that the light is coming from to create the shadow and the opacity. You can have it be very sharp where you can have it be very opaque. And usually the lower the opacity with drop shadows, the more realistic it could be. That's drop. Shadows drop shadow a lot in, um, putting it over images to make it feel a little more. Three D outer glow is one. I use a lot when I'm having toe put white text on a black background or the other way around, and I really want that text to show up a little better. I'll do an outer blow kind of seeds, same effects, drop shadow. Just it's a glow instead of a shadow. Some of these I don't do. Um, some of these I don't use a whole lot pattern. Half an overlay can actually do a pattern over your text that could come in handy, but usually if you add your own pattern so you could actually import your own pattern and do it some of these default ones or just I never usually work with it. You can actually pattern to your text. Grading overlay does exactly what it says. You go ahead. Select ingredient. You can change the angle of the Grady. It can change how smooth transitions color overlay. You can do a quick color overlay, which will just change the color, and you could do the same thing. I'll do the same thing with the dog. Photo in a second cause images or sometimes treated a little bit different differently than text. Inner glow is gonna add a nice glow to the inside instead of the outside of the text. Stroke is great. Sometimes, if you really want something to stand out a little more, Do you like a white stroke? And it can increase the size you want to make it outside. There we go mess around a little bit with the options bubble in, Boss is gonna add a effect to the text. Looks a little dated by default. Say may have toe kind of mess around with this one a little bit so that I'll be a blending options, which I will go over in future videos. But you can adjust that here as well, and that is your layer styles. Let me change that color that is quite an ugly color listens, do black. There we go. That makes me feel better. I'm gonna go and select this dog photo and right here you could do the same thing. It's not just a text issue. Um, the two outer blow kind of see, I can make a photo kind of stand out in the dark background pattern overlay a lot of times with photos That doesn't really apply that stroke shadow, which you're not going to see because the dark background. But that is just kind of a quicker review of layer styles. I suggest kind of, Ah, go into some of your layers in your documents and just double click this blank area on, bring it up and start to kind of play around with different options. And if you don't like how things were looking in the preview panel, just click. Cancel and will go back to your original text, and you don't have to worry about it. 7. Cropping and Resizing Photos: I'm gonna do a quick video on cropping so the crop tool is gonna be in your toolbar. It's the believe It's the 123 4/5 item down. We're just gonna go ahead, make sure our crop tool is selected. So I want hadn't open this photo. It's really busy. I really want to kind of zoom in and have this cropped to a certain format. Um, so I want to have more of a square cropping. So what I'm gonna do is I have the crop tool selected. I'm gonna go ahead and just draw a square, and then I'm gonna run, click, and it's gonna give me a chance to kind of change it to the proper cropping. Let's go ahead and zoom in a little bit more on this so we're gonna make this smaller, repress interest is gonna automatically crop. And since this is a high resolution photo, when I zoom back in, it's still going to maintain its quality. So cropping is great to do on high resolution photos. So let's say I want to, um, resized this. So I made a square, but I really want to make sure it's a perfect square for me to use and let's say instagram , which is 500 by 500 pixels. So what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna go to image. I'm gonna go to image size are. Actually I'm sorry you can do these two ways, but canvas size is usually a little bit better for this, so I'm going to do canvas size. Let's say I'm doing instagram, so that's gonna be digital environment. So I'm gonna select on pixels and I want to do 500 by 500 pixels, which is your standard instagram size and actually a lot of times air recommending for better resolution to it to new 1000 by 1000 nowadays, go ahead and 1,009,000 pixels. Pixels just click. OK? And it's gonna say on the campus is smaller than what the image size I have. Go ahead. Proceed. That's okay. So kind of here is our 1000 by 1000 exultant. Go ahead, unlocked my layer second, Move it around. I'm gonna kind of zoom in a little bit more on this. So what I did is now I know you go back to image size, see how big it is. It's now 1000 by 1000 pixels of 300 resolution, which is really high for digital. And I went on and then this is kind of the original photo we started with, and you could do this really well basis. So So let's say I'm gonna go ahead and click one of these other photos that I have. Let's do hers, go ahead and bring her in. Plus, I really just want to focus on the face. I'm gonna go and select the crop tool. Um and I got to go ahead and just I can draw it. Or I can go ahead and use this sighs control panel and just do it this way as well. Either way works. I really just want to focus on her face. We're just gonna drop it, press enter and it is officially dropped. Unlock my layer. And so I want to do the same thing. I want to go to canvas size. I want to make this. Um, let's make this Let's do the 1000 by 1000 again. Click on. OK, it's gonna cut. Pop up with this warning. That's OK. Proceed. So now this is a little too cropped. But that's okay. What we're gonna do is a selector layer, and it's gonna have some transform controls. If you do not see that, make sure this is selected. The show showed transform controls. I'm gonna hold down shift so that this is scaling properly and hold down the shift button. And I gotta, uh, go ahead and make this little smaller kind of size it to where I like it. Presenter is going zoom in 100% and there we go. We have a 500 by 500 pixel. It's cropped, everything is good. So you can crop it a couple of ways by changing the image size or using the crop tool if you kind of want to eyeball it. If you want a precise size and good image a campus eyes, it'll kind of crop it for you that way. Several different options for you. So when youse image size, so can the size will change the size of the canvas, but it will not cut the photo. If you do image size, it will actually change the size of the image. Um, so let's say I change just ah 202,000 by 1000. I click OK, it'll actually stretch it to that size. Let's go back to image size. I go and click on this link icon. It's gonna link it. So whatever I change the width it's gonna change the height to the perfect dimension to match it so it doesn't stretch. I will say I want to reduce this to 500. It'll automatically change the wits to match the height and I click. OK, and now this is a 500 by 500 pixel instead of a 1000 by 1000 and there we go.