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Jonathan Ziegler
Re: Removing white background from fur
on Sep 12, 2016 at 4:30:39 pm

Not sure which version of PS you are on, but the Refine Edge tool works great for this kind of thing. It works really well with plain colored backgrounds, too. I do tons of photography against plain paper backdrops and the channel trick with refine edge is my 1-2 whammy. Good for pulling fine details.

Good tut:

(a bit slow, but he goes through several techniques)

Similar, but good:

There are more, but these pretty well cover it. I like the second one for the technique of painting white to a new layer to reveal the really tiny hairs.

Hope this helps. -Jonathan

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Jonathan Ziegler

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