Using the Refine Brush

Using the Refine Brush

With the new Refine brush added to the Selection toolset in PaintShop Pro 2020, you can now select an object with extreme precision and accuracy, down to a single strand of hair. In this tutorial we will review the controls in the options palette such as preview presets, brush modes, adjustment sliders and output options. Once you are familiar with the controls, give it a try yourself – you’ll have to see it to believe it!

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Comments (3)

  • Andrew Saines Reply

    I’ve watch this a few times and tried many different options and I just can’t get the refine to work as described. Very frustrating and I end up manually selecting. I just don’t understand how to make it work properly. very frustrating.

    August 12, 2021 at 11:11 am
  • Jeannie I Tidwell Reply

    I’m super excited. I use Photoshop… It’s really hard.. Cant wait to see if I’m more comfortable

    November 12, 2019 at 12:26 pm
  • mikecourt Reply

    Great tutorial on selection tool , will be of good use in my photo editing.

    August 31, 2019 at 7:44 pm

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