Isolate an object

1. Click the Layers tab | Layers on the Layers palette.

2. Click the Fruit and Vegetables layer on the

Layers palette, click the Layers palette list arrow i, then click Duplicate Layer.

3. Type Kiwi in the As text box, then click OK to close the Duplicate Layer dialog box.

The new layer appears above the Fruit and Vegetables layer on the Layers palette, and is now the active layer.

4. Click the Channels tab chi, click the Indicates layer visibility button for the Alpha channel if any layer is not visible, then click the Layers tab Uyers .

5. Click Filter on the menu bar, then click Extract.

6. Click the Zoom Tool ^ in the Extract dialog box, then click the center of the kiwi three times.

7. Click the Edge Highlighter Tool in the

Extract dialog box.

8. Double-click the Brush Size text box on the right side of the Extract dialog box, then type 5.

9. Drag the Brush pointer Q around the inner edge of the kiwi, avoiding the celery leaf (if possible).

10. Click the Fill Tool in the Extract dialog box, click the center of the kiwi, then compare your dialog box to Figure 6.

The kiwi is surrounded by the green highlighted border and filled in blue. You created and named a duplicate layer of the Fruit and Vegetables layer, opened the Extract dialog box, used the Edge Highlighter Tool to outline the kiwi, and filled in the kiwi using the Fill Tool.

FIGURE 6

Extract dialog box

FIGURE 6

Extract dialog box

Highlight color Filled selection surrounds selection

Highlight color Filled selection surrounds selection

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