Removing Backgrounds From Images using Adobe Photoshop

Learn how to easily remove the background areas from any image that you may wish to using Adobe Photoshop CS4 and CS6.
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 41 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Over 1600 students have already jumped in to the course and are gaining a usefull new Photoshop skill


With Photoshop the possibilities really are endless.

In this course we work with 2 different versions of Adobe Photoshop in this course: Adobe CS4 and I also show you some visuals using Adobe CS6 - so you get a taste of both.

Why take the course?

When you have an image you may not always like the background that the image comes with. It can be quite frustrating to try to manipulate an image so that only the elements you want are left in.

Or maybe you wish to place a selection of 1 image onto the background of another.

This course will teach you how to professionally remove the background area from all of your images effortlessly. Once you have removed the background then the image will be much easier to work with & manipulate

All you need is photoshop and a willingness to learn and this course will have you removing the unwanted backgrounds from your images in no time.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have access to Adobe Photoshop or at least plan to have this
  • Basic knowledge of how to use a computer and Photoshop

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Remove the backgrounds from images using Adobe Photoshop
  • Select the outline from aspects of an image
  • Separate elements from an image

Who is the target audience?

  • All those with a hunger to learn a new skill in photoshop
  • Budding graphic designers & even entrepreneurs

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Here in this video I will welcome you to the course and introduce you to exactly what we are going to be learning


Next I will take you through some of the reasons why you might want to remove the background from your images and what you can do with your images once you have removed the backgrounds.

Section 2: Before we begin, lets get to know the Tools we will be using & their functions

In this video we take a look at the first tool which is the Lasso tool


In this video we take a look at the Polygonal Lasso Tool which is one of the 2nd selection tools we are able to use


Now we take a look at the awesome tool which is Magnetic lasso tool as the 3rd tool in within photoshop


This video is all about using the best, easiest, and sleek tool for the job, which is the quick selection tool to select parts of an image


On this lecture is all about the last tool that can select the color area of the image, which is the Magic Wand Tool

quiz 1
1 question
Section 3: The process of removing Backgrounds

In this video I will show you how to make the selection of the aspects of the image that you wish to keep.

Refining the Edges of the Image

I now show you how to do the same things but this time using Adobe CS6, so yep we have upgraded


In this example the guy in the photo has a lot of hair and so this creates elements that can be hard to select and cut around. This video shows you exactly how to get around this in CS6

quiz 2
1 question
Section 4: Out putting the results

Next I take the time to walk you through the different file endings that you are able to save your image into.

quiz 3
1 question
Section 5: Course Conclusion

Just some text in order to bring the course to a conclusion

Bonus Lecture - Just Before You GO!

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