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Manip T+T - Cutting Techniques

I was getting tired of people claiming one method of cutting was better than another. In my opinion, there's not "one right method" but the right method for the right task. Therefore, I think one should learn as many techniques as possible so you can always choose one that fits the circumstances. This tutorial/guide will hopefully help you with that.

:bulletblue: Content
  • Layer Masks with gradients for smooth transitions
  • Lasso Tool for fast cutting
  • The Easy Ways:
    :bulletwhite: Magic Wand
    :bulletwhite: Quick Mask
    :bulletwhite: Refine Edge / Refine Mask
  • Pen Tool for precise cuts
  • Layer Masks with brushes, filters, etc when it has to be fluffy

R E L A T E Dt u t o r i a l s
ManipT+T Layer Masks Explained by kuschelirmel-stock Manip Tips + Tricks: Pen Tool by kuschelirmel-stock Layer Masks + Colour Gradients by kuschelirmel-stock
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:bulletblue: Stock from photohouse, Zuzu136, Dragoroth-stock, DaeStock, solarka-stock, Enchantedgal-Stock, CathleenTarawhiti, charligal-stock, ma8201

Please Note: I do not allow reposting in part or in full - if you want others to find the tutorial, use the share links! I do not allow translations, either, because I couldn't guarantee the quality if I don't speak the language.
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KarahRobinson-Art's avatar
You are so amazing .... 
I just want you too know I so very much appreciate your hard work :huggle: 
angelGraham's avatar
Saved this to work with. You have some great tutorials. Thank you.
kuschelirmel-stock's avatar
:heart: great to hear that! and you are welcome! :blowkiss:
Excellent!  Thank you
AliceVII's avatar
thank you so much
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PlantatreeBangkok's avatar
learnt new function here with the refine edge tool. Thanks :)
blueatlantean's avatar
Very simple, precise, nice layout and font!
photohouse's avatar
Very handy tutorial! I actually learned from it too :D

Cool that you used one of my stockphoto's for it, awesome :D! Be welcome to use others too :).
mangasockattack's avatar
This was very helpful, thank you for posting it!
graphicraja's avatar
really very helpful
theheek's avatar
thank u
this was extremly helpful
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theheek's avatar
i wish there was a better way to deal with emotions
Great assortment of tips, thank you very much for sharing your knowledge!
kuschelirmel-stock's avatar
you are most welcome!
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Hi ! Your great work featured here :[link]
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