How to convert a path to a selection in Photoshop tutorial

How to convert a path to a selection in Photoshop tutorial CC 2018 2017 2015 2014 etc

Convert paths to selections in Photoshop

How to convert a path to a selection in Photoshop tutorial
  1. Create a path in Photoshop using a custom shape or pen tool with 'path' mode

  2. Window menu and paths
  3. Select work path and right side menu and select 'make selection'.
  4. Set the feather radius to 0 and anti-aliased ON
  5. Set as new operation
  6. Click ok to render the selection

 

Video tutorial on the subject by graphicxtras.com (youtube)

 

Panel : panelGo to the panel and select the required design and right side menu and then use the make selection. A dialog pops up. You can also set the feather to greater than 0 and set it to 40px etc and then fill the design with a gradient etc to create a subtle gradient feather design from any generated vector artwork

 

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Load : loadOn the panel there is a button (bottom of the panel) and instead of make, it says load. Click the load button to get an instant creation of those 'marching ants'.

 

No feather option appears.

 

Make button : makeSelect the artwork (before any conversion) and then go to the top bar and you will see a make button close to the top left in CC 2018 etc. Click that and the dialog will appear and again you can add the feather as well as operation.

 

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