To make a selection that includes only the main subject in an image, you can use the smart Select Subject tool. An AI-powered object detection algorithm will automatically locate and select the subject in a layer or layer group for you.
Do any of the following:
To select a subject while taking into account all document layers, not just the active layer, press and holdwhen clicking Select Subject in the Tool Options pane.
Note: If you'd like to additionally add or remove parts of the selection after you've used Select Subject, choose any of the selection tools in Pixelmator Pro to find Add, Subtract, and Intersect selection modes in the Tool Options pane.