STEP 6

To give final modification to our selection we need refine edge tool. Press Q to get out from quick mask tool. Once you press Q Photoshop the non red area will automatically be selected.

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Now press Ctrl+Alt+R/Cmd+Opt+R to open refine edge box. In my case the below shown settings has really done a cool job. You can also read my whole article on Refine Edge tool.

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Your selection should look like this.

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  • Ravi Varma Nrv
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    I Done What U Have Said but while using masking tool skin color changing

    • Vaibhav
      Reply

      I see that you have enabled “Quick Mask Mode”. Actually the skin color is not changing. As the “Quick Mask Mode” is turned on, your skin is overlaid my Red color. Simply press Q to disable Quick mask Mode.

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