How to use the Magic Wand Tool in Photoshop

Fresh from our YouTube channel, check out this simple Magic Wand Tool tutorial for Photoshop.

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The Magic Wand selection tool works by seeking out similarly toned pixels in an image. In the easy-to-follow Photoshop tutorial above, we'll show you how to use Tolerance to make great selections every time!

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Craig Stewart is managing editor of Creative Bloq. Craig started out in local news in his hometown of Aberdeen, and since then he has written for numerous national newspapers and magazines, including Classic Ford and T3.