The Move Tool

The most basic but important selection tool.

The Rectangular and Elliptical Marquee Tools

The Lasso Tools

The Free form, Polygonal and Magnetic Lasso tools. Have many and various applications and uses. Learn the strengths and weaknesses of each tool to become a master of selections


The Crop Tool

Another important skill to master. Crop out distracting detail or to improve the composition of your images.

The Magic Wand & Quick Selection Tools

These selection tools work on creating selections by colour or tone.

Introduction to the Pen Tool

The Pen Tool, an amazing tool for creating accurate vector paths and selection.


The Pen Tool – How to Create a Corner Point

In this video you will learn how to create a corner point which is joined by two straight segments.

The Pen Tool – How to Create a Smooth Point

For drawing round curves you need to use the Bezier Curves which come out of smooth points

The Pen Tool Part 3 – How to Create a Cusp Point

A Cusp Point is an anchor point that has two independent control handles