PicsArt Editing Tools: PicsArt Selection Tool | Selection Tool Explained

PicsArt Selection Tool complies a set of 3 dedicated Selection Tools to enhance your creativity and control over the image. This includes Rectangular, Circular and the Marquee Tool.

PicsArt Selection Tool

Hello there! This is Daimary John and in this post. We will learn about the Selection Tools in PicsArt. We will learn how to use?, What are the uses and all the extra informations about the PicsArt Selection Tools. So let’s get started.

Lamp and a Plant

For this edit, I will be using the image above. I found this image on Pexels. And yes! You can always choose an image of your own choice.

In order to start the PicsArt Selection Tools. Go to PicsArt>Tools>Selection. A new window appears. You will now get to see all the available selection tools in the bottom bar. This includes the Rectangular, Circular, Brush, Eraser and the Marquee Tool. Let’s get to know more about PicsArt Selection Tool. Starting off with,

1. Rectangular/Square

You can make rectangular selections with the Rectangular Tools.

PicsArt Selection Tools Rectangular

You get two options with the Rectangular Selection Tool. These are the “Add” and the “Subtract”. You get this options with the other Two Selection Tools too. Below is a brief explanation of the two options.

(a.) Add: Add option will allow you to make multiple Rectangular Selection or Add the two Selection to make one complete selection. Add option has an icon with a positive (+) sign on it.

(b.) Subtract: Subtract option will allow you to subtract a rectangular selection, with the current selection. Subtract option has an icon with a negative (-) sign on it.

2. Circular/Oval

With the help of Circular Selection, you can make precise circular selections.

PicsArt Selection Tools Circular

Just like the Rectangular Selection Tool above. You also get two additional options with the Circular Selection Tool.

3. Brush

The Brush Tool allows you to make complex selections, just like the Free Crop Tool.

PicsArt Selection Tools Brush

You do not get any two options such as the above mentioned tools. The bursh tool can be used to make Selections based on a free manner. You can also control the size of the brush by sliding the button to the left or right.

4. Eraser

Eraser tool is used to erase all the mistakes. Eraser Tool can also be used as a part of Selection tools by erasing all the unwanted areas in a creative manner.

PicsArt Selection Tools Eraser

Just like the brush tool mentioned above. You can adjust the size of the Eraser Tool by the same.

5. Marquee

The Marquee Tool in PicsArt can be used to make quick selections by outlining an area.

PicsArt Selection Tools Marquee

(a.) Add: Add option will allow you to make a Selection or join any two selection to make one complete selection. Add option has an icon with a positive (+) sign on it.

(b.) Subtract: Subtract option will allow you to subtract a portion from the selection. Subtract option has an icon with a negative (-) sign on it.

At the top you get 6 more tools to increase control over the selection. These are Copy, Cut, Paste, Effects, Crop and Inverse. Let’s get to more about this tools.

PicsArt Selection Tools Controls

1. Copy: The copy option will make a copy of the current Selection.

2. Cut: Cut option will cut out the selection so that you can,

3. Paste: Paste it in the desired area of the image.

4. Effects: You can also add a wide range of Effects to your Selection. You can add blur, sepia and other huge collection of PicsArt Effects.

5. Crop: Crop Tool enables you to crop out the Selection. If you crop the inner portion of the image. You will now get an image with a transparent background.

6. Inverse: You can inverse the selected area with the unselected area or vise versa.

You also get an option to keep the Selection as a clipart. This tool has an icon with a heart shape.

Below is a sample of the completed edit processed after Hue.

PicsArt Selection Tools Completed image

Well, this was all in this post PicsArt Selection Tool. I hope this tutorial to be the one you were looking for. If you have any questions, feel free to comment down below.

If you want to increase your knowledge over PicsArt. You can read and learn more through the following links provided below.

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