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Hello there, I need some help regarding Photoshop as I'm not that experienced. I want to change this to a black and white image but leave the face and hair the same color. Does anyone know a simple way of getting around this aside from the dumb double layer erase method I tried?

Edit: I do know how to use the quick mask method but does anyone know how to get those pesky stray strands of hair? Or is it just a matter of patience?


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yea just make a new layer and then mask the girl so that any changes you do wont affect her. i can do it for you if you want

Sorry I misread your post a bit. and well the only way i know is the same way you mentioned. But yea, Instead of using the Magnetic lasso or lasso, Zoom in close enough so you can still distinguish the hair, get the pen tool and with all the patience you can gather up go and mask the outside strands
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In Photoshop patience is key sorry for the double
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Haha I see, thanks for the help I guess. Will tackle this project when I have more free time then.
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Yea i tried at it all fast, an d it did not work that well, Although I really like this model, what game is she from?
I'll probably Photoshop it my way. to match the Color scheme of my computer
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Yea i tried at it all fast, an d it did not work that well, Although I really like this model, what game is she from?
I'll probably Photoshop it my way. to match the Color scheme of my computer
She's "Nel" from the manga/anime Bleach.
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Do a little research about the "refine edge" tool... do as the others suggested and then refine the edge to include the tiny strands of hair.
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