Making a Transparent Background in Photoshop
Unlock your background layer.
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Select the magic wand tool and click on the area you want to make transparent.
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Hold down shift when using the magic wand tool to expand the selection.
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Make sure the entire area is selected.
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Once the whole area is selected, press delete. The white and gray squares represent transparency.
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Go to “select” and click “deselect” from the drop down menu to end your selection.
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Zoom in and clean up the edit using the magic wand tool and deleting.
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To do the same process nondestructively, inverse the selection and add a mask using the mask tool.
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Learn how to use the mask tool and edit nondestructively here!
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