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With so many selection tools to choose from, it’s often hard knowing which one to use with which objects.
The Selection Brush is an option that enables you to achieve close control, especially if you’re using a graphics tablet. Click the option on the left-hand panel of Elements and choose a brush at the bottom of the window to draw with. Then, proceed to trace around the outline of your subject to cut it out. You can also edit the size of your brush, the hardness and how you view your progress with the overlay. Finally, use the Refine Edge tool to tweak your selection. You’ll find the Selection Brush suitable for most jobs.