Isolation Tutorial (Advanced)

posted on 18th of january, 2008

Did you really think I got four exceptionally well trained giraffes to pose calmly in my super-sized snow-white studio with a hundred gigantic light boxes? Na-hah! Actually, I got them in their natural habitat amidst a peaceful green-filled landscape. And then I put my photoshop hat on and went to work. The end result is much more fun and much more useful to designers than the original, featured on the right

Yesterday, I posted the link to the the first installment of the isolation tutorial. It covers using levels, magic wand, pen, and eraser tool approaches to isolating simple objects. Today, I finished the second installment to this tutorial - advanced isolation. It deals with isolation of hairy and furry and fluffy subjects: I use the "giraffes" example to show how you can use "pulling", "painting" and "dodging" strategies for isolations.

As always, I would really appreciate your feedback as I am hoping these and my future tutorials will evolve and improve!

Comments (13)

Posted by Rebeccaosborn on June 26, 2009
and i really did think you got 4 giraffes into your studio.. nah not really!! thanks for these tips, definitely halpful!
Posted by Sophieso on June 26, 2009
Excellent tutorial with a brilliant outcome. Glad to know you didn't have all those animals in your studio. I was a little bit jealous of how big your studio is :-)
Posted by Savcoco on June 23, 2009
Well done!
Posted by Frantab01 on June 12, 2009
thanks so much for posting a link to the tutorials, just had a read thru and can't wait to try it out - it's a prob i've been battling for quite a while now, will tell you how i get on once i find the time, thanks again :)
Posted by Littlemacproductions on June 11, 2009
Excellent suggestions! Thanks for taking the time to create the tutorial.
Posted by Rolmat on June 11, 2009
Excellent tutorial.
Unfortunately, many are tempted on the "easy" way.
Bring my regards to your beautiful giraffes... :P
Posted by Camilocea on June 11, 2009
I must thank for the information. Grate tutorials!
Posted by Indos82 on March 04, 2008
Cool article!
Original decisions!
Posted by Mariv on January 21, 2008
Thank you for tutorials. They are very helpfull.
Posted by Seesea on January 19, 2008
Thank you,good idea and very useful!
Posted by Seesea on January 19, 2008
Thank you,good idea and very useful!
Posted by Dcwcreations on January 19, 2008
Thank you, very well done.
Posted by Jsternig on January 19, 2008
your tutorial has been very helpful and has given me a few more PS tricks under my belt. Thank you!

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