How to use the Magnetic Lasso Tool in Photoshop

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The magnetic lasso tool in Photoshop has to be one of the greatest features ever added to a paint program.  It is amazing how snappy and precise the tool is out of the box.  Go ahead and try it for yourself.  Simply click the icon and start tracing an area of your image and watch how cool it works. 

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What is also cool about it is that you can click on a point if the magnetic lasso tool is missing a particular detail.  I’ve been using this tool to do some really creative photo manipulations.

Recently a friend of mine has been inspired to create a new work of art using the magnetic lasso tool to perform some really kick-butt photo manipulations.  Below is what he sent…what do you think?

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