Using the Lasso Tool

How to use Lasso Tools in adobe photoshop?
Polygon and Magnetic Selection Tools.


  • "Lasso tool" is a free hand selection tool, used to cut or select specific sections of an existing picture.
  • There are three variations of lasso tool: the Lasso tool itself, the Polygon Lasso tool and the Magnetic Lasso tool.
  • Select the Lasso tool by clicking on the tool in the Toolbox or use its keyboard shortcut L.
  • The "polygon lasso" tool allows you to draw both free hand and straight edge selections.
  • The "magnetic lasso" is ideal for reasonably welldefined edges.
  • Click and hold your left mouse button on the image and draw your selection.
  • Set the options necessary in the options bar.

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