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1. Photoshop Purge Tool
Photoshop Purge Tool
This is a great function to use is your photoshop starts to run a bit slow and feels like it's a bit clogged up. Purge Undo, the Clipboard, and History states: Undo, the Clipboard, and History states all hold image data. To free up RAM, choose Edit > Purge and then Undo, Clipboard, Histories, o...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:12
2. Photoshop 3D Object Roll Tool
Photoshop 3D Object Roll Tool
The 3D tools become active when a 3D layer is selected. Use the 3D object tools to change the position or scale of a 3D model; use the 3D camera tools to change the view of the scene. If your system supports OpenGL, you can also use the 3D Axis to manipulate the 3D model. There are several other...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:25
3. Creating YouTube Videos Using Itunes Visualizer
Creating YouTube Videos Using Itunes Visualizer
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS Hello People. In this lens i am going to explain how you can upload your favourites songs to YouTube and have the music play along to the amazing visuals that are produce by iTunes visualizer. The Software you will need to achieve this: iTunes A Screen C...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:43:32
4. Photoshop 3D Object Scale Tool
Photoshop 3D Object Scale Tool
We are living on the golden age of 3D technology, we can see art pieces, architectural models, biological simulations, fantasy creatures, futuristic machines, and almost realistic objects everywhere. Most of those graphics have been through Photoshop, from texture editing to final mock-ups; makin...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:51:21
5. Photoshop Free Transform Tool
Photoshop Free Transform Tool
The Free Transform command lets you apply transformations (move, rotate, scale, skew, distort, perspective and wrap) in one continuous operation. Instead of choosing different commands, you simply hold down a key on your keyboard to switch between transformation types. Note: If you are transform...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:19
6. Photoshop Mixer Brush Tool
Photoshop Mixer Brush Tool
Need to make your photo into a work of art? Use the new mixer brush tool, new to CS5, to make any photo a surrealist work of art. Before Photoshop CS5, transforming a photo into a realistic-looking painting was quite tricky. Now that CS5 has been released we now have some new tools to help achie...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:18
7. Photoshop Adobe PDF Presets
Photoshop Adobe PDF Presets
A PDF preset is a group of settings that affect the process of creating a PDF. These settings are designed to balance file size with quality, depending on how the PDF will be used. Most predefined presets are shared across Adobe Creative Suite components, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photosho...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:11
8. Photoshop Single Row Marquee Tool
Photoshop Single Row Marquee Tool
The marquee selection tools comprises of several different types of tool. The rectangular marquee tool, elliptical marquee, single row marquee and the single column tool. The single column marquee tool in photoshop allows you to select horizontally, a row of pixels extending across the entire im...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:25
9. Photoshop 3D Rotate Camera Tool
Photoshop 3D Rotate Camera Tool
The 3D Axis shows the current X, Y, and Z-axis orientation of the 3D model in 3D space. It appears when you have a 3D layer and 3D tool selected. You can use the 3D Axis as an alternative to the 3D position tools to move, rotate, or resize a 3D model in object space. (To change scene view, use th...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:12
10. Photoshop Revert Tool
Photoshop Revert Tool
You'd think this command is pretty easy to interpret. If you've really messed up something in your image, the best option is often simply to revert the entire file to the last saved version by selecting Revert from the File menu. In most applications, it's the same as closing the file without sav...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:21
11. Photoshop Convert Point Tool
Photoshop Convert Point Tool
The Convert Point tool is included in the set of Photoshop "Pen" tools, and should be considered the most valuable of the entire grouping. The convert tool allows you to take the jumble of lines and points you have created using the other Pen tools, and refine them into something more closely res...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:45:57
12. Photoshop Polygon Tool
Photoshop Polygon Tool
The polygon tool is a part of the vector tools in the Photoshop library that lets graphics designer draw unlimited images and without any loss of quality. The images can be as complex as an 8-edged star or a jagged cross-section of a hack-saw with many sides but the method using polygon tool is ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:13
13. Photoshop Ellipse Tool
Photoshop Ellipse Tool
Ellipse Tool is just below the Type tool and beside the path selection tool. This tool is a shape tool. With the help of Ellipse Tool, we can draw ellipse shape of any size. You can also draw a perfect circle with equal radius by holding down the shift key as you drag out the circle.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:14
14. Photoshop Pattern Stamp Tool
Photoshop Pattern Stamp Tool
The Pattern Stamp tool allows you to stamp the size of a pattern on your Adobe Photoshop CS3 canvas. There are several defaults of patterns that can be used with the Pattern Stamp tool, or you can customize your own. Follow the steps below to find out how to use the pattern stamp to your Photosho...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:21
15. Photoshop Add Anchor Point Tool
Photoshop Add Anchor Point Tool
The Add Anchor Point Tool adds anchors and reshapes existing vector shapes / paths (shape outlines). 1. In the Toolbox, select the Add Anchor Point Tool. 2. Click on the existing path to add an anchor point. 3. Drag the added anchor point and / or its direction point to reshape line. 4. Drag ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:41:59
16. Photoshop Vertical Type Mask Tool
Photoshop Vertical Type Mask Tool
The Vertical Type Mask Tool creates creates type-shaped selections. 1. In the Toolbox, select the Vertical Type Mask Tool. 2. Set on the Options bar font options: family (style), size and anti-aliasing method. 3. Click on the image; Photoshop automatically adds a kind of quick mask. 4. Type. ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:44:15
17. Photoshop Hand Tool
Photoshop Hand Tool
You can really make short work of your job with the Hand Tool. It's for moving your entire image within a window. So if you're zoomed in and your image area is larger than the window, you can use the Hand Tool to navigate around your image. Just click and drag. You can get to this tool at any ti...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:51:23
18. Photoshop Black And White To Color
Photoshop Black And White To Color
Making color from black and white is a tedious and time-consuming task. It requires a combination of over-painting, replacement and even generation of image from scratch. Begin to get a feel by adding layers above the black-and-white photo, setting the blending mode to "Color" and painting in wi...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:51:19
19. Photoshop Undo And Redo
Photoshop Undo And Redo
One of the greatest thing in Photoshop is the ability to Undo and Redo and multiple Undo. 1. Start a new document. 2. Pick up the Brush tool in the Tools Bar . 3. Go on the document screen click and drag to make a mark. 4. If you don't like this what you made, or you change your mind, To undo...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:41:57
20. Photoshop Device Central
Photoshop Device Central
Device Central is used when creating content for a mobile device. It has data on various phones/mobiles so you can easily create content without flipping through a mountain of documentation. In this beta version the list has not been populated with real phone models but you can get an idea even w...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:46:01
21. Photoshop Import
Photoshop Import
Photoshop is a powerful and versatile tool, but only if you can find images to edit and make use of the result. Knowing the tricks of importing and exporting files in Photoshop will ensure that you will always be able to work in Photoshop and that you can always use the edited images that you cre...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:43:34
22. Photoshop Single Column Marquee Tool
Photoshop Single Column Marquee Tool
Single Column Marquee is one of the most popular and heavily used Marquee Tools that can be accessed from the popup window that gets activated when you click and hold the Marquee Tool button. Apart from the Single Column Marquee Tool, Photoshop has three more Marquee Tools which are Rectangular M...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:43:34
23. Photoshop Patch Tool
Photoshop Patch Tool
The Patch Tool retouches image using sampled pixels or pattern. It works as a combination of the Healing Brush with the Lasso Tool. There are 2 methods to retouch using sampled pixels. Method 1: 1. In the Toolbox, select the Patch Tool. 2. Drag in (select) a damaged area with the Patch Tool**...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:45:57
24. Photo Restoration
Photo Restoration
Iridis Imaging is a photo editing company specialising in photo restoration and repair. Using the latest computer software we excel in digitally restoring old or damaged photographs. Please feel free to browse our gallery of restored photos to view the amazing results that can be achieved. If you...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:13
25. Photoshop Save For Web Devices
Photoshop Save For Web Devices
If you take a look at the File menu you'll see a command, about midway down, called "Save for Web & Devices." It's actually two commands. There's the "& Devices" part, which lets you save an image for display on virtually every cell phone except the iPhone. No offense, but if I had to rank this f...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:11
26. Photoshop Path Selection Tool
Photoshop Path Selection Tool
The Path Selection* Tool selects and moves (fragments of) existing path's / vector shape mask's segments / anchor points: 1. In the Toolbox, select the Path Selection Tool. 2. Click on a path or shape component in image window to select it. 3. Drag selected path component to move it. 4. To de...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:14
27. Photoshop Cut Tool
Photoshop Cut Tool
1. In the Layers panel, select the layer containing the object you want to remove. 2. Using a selection tool, select the object you want to remove. 3. If you need to refine the selection, click the Quick Mask Mode button in the toolbox. Photoshop masks or covers the non-selected areas of the im...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:25
28. Photoshop Paste Tool
Photoshop Paste Tool
The most important thing to master in Photoshop is how to perform perfect cut/paste operations.You may want to try effects, or illustration, a great pic is always simple, and CLEAN. No blurry edges. There are many ways people like to select objects: you can isolate a RGB channel to focus on the ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:16
29. Photoshop Color Settings
Photoshop Color Settings
Working Space Working space is how Photoshop refers to its default color spaces. We tell Photoshop what to use as the default color spaces in its Color Settings dialog box as seen in Figure 1. This dialog box is accessed by clicking Edit > Color Settings. We can set up to four default color spac...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:05:11
30. Photoshop Convert To Profile
Photoshop Convert To Profile
How To Convert Document Colors To Another Profile: 1. Choose Edit > Convert To Profile. 2. Under Destination Space, choose the color profile to which you want to convert the document's colors. The document will be converted to and tagged with this new profile. 3. Under Conversion Options, spec...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:11
31. Photoshop Rounded Rectangle
Photoshop Rounded Rectangle
Rounded Rectangle Tool is just below the Type tool and beside the path selection tool.This tool is a shape tool.With the help of Rounded Rectangle Tool, we can draw rectangular with smooth rounded edges shape of any size.We can also draw shape of a square with rounded edges with the help of this ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:12
32. Photoshop 3D Object Slide Tool
Photoshop 3D Object Slide Tool
Photoshop provides several new tools for working with 3D content. They are broken into two groups: 3D tools and 3D camera tools. The 3D tools are designed for moving 3D objects across the canvas in different ways (Figure 9.6). This group includes 3D Rotate, 3D Roll, 3D Pan/Drag, 3D Slide, and 3D...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:13
33. Photoshop Content Aware Fill
Photoshop Content Aware Fill
Both the healing brush and the content aware fill let Photoshop analyze the contents of the image to figure out what the photo would have looked like if the unwanted object or area had never been there. But even with its new Content-Aware abilities, the Spot Healing Brush is still best suited for...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:25
34. Photoshop Free Form Pen Tool
Photoshop Free Form Pen Tool
The freeform pen tool lets you draw as if you were drawing with a pencil on paper. Anchor points are added automatically as you draw. You do not determine where the points are positioned, but you can adjust them once the path is complete. How To Use The Freeform Pen Tool 1. Select the freeform ...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:03:57
35. Photoshop Horizontal Type Mask Tool
Photoshop Horizontal Type Mask Tool
The Horizontal Type Mask Tool creates creates type-shaped selections. 1. In the Toolbox, select the Horizontal Type Mask Tool. 2. Set on the Options bar font options: family (style), size and anti-aliasing method*. 3. Click on the image; Photoshop automatically adds a kind of quick mask**. Typ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:12
36. Photoshop Dodge Tool
Photoshop Dodge Tool
Bringing light and shadow into flat images can be a challenging thing to do convincingly. The burn tool and the dodge tool are both designed to help you accomplish this task in a realistic and believable way. As long as you follow some basic guidelines, you'll have no trouble creating images wit...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:12
37. Photoshop Eyedropper Tool
Photoshop Eyedropper Tool
If you are retouching a certain area with the Paint Brush Tool, you can use Photoshop's 'Eyedropper Tool' (I) to sample a color from the surrounding area. If you are retouching a large gradated area you will want to set your brush value to a lower opacity and resample in the lighter and darker ar...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:12
38. Photoshop Assign A Color Profile
Photoshop Assign A Color Profile
1. Choose Edit > Assign Profile. 2. Select an option, and click OK: Don't Color Manage This Document Removes the existing profile from the document. Select this option only if you are sure that you do not want to color-manage the document. After you remove the profile from a document, the appea...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:20
39. Photoshop Custom Shape Tool
Photoshop Custom Shape Tool
Custom Shapes came along beginning with version 6 of Photoshop. With Custom Shapes, you can do much more with vector graphics than you could before. Once you have made a path into a Custom Shape, you can, with a click-drag of the mouse, create a new copy of that shape, in any size, color, or lay...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:15
40. Photoshop Custom Pinwheel Gradient
Photoshop Custom Pinwheel Gradient
It can be confusing at first -- but once you make your first custom gradient in Photoshop, you'll start having lots of gradient fun. Here's how... Custom Gradients first require that you select and open the Gradient Tool Editor. It's up there in the options bar -- just click on the sample Gradie...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:26
41. Photoshop Define Brush Preset
Photoshop Define Brush Preset
Custom brushes can be very useful. Use them to paint texture onto an object, create seamless tiles, and much more. Any time you find yourself using a symbol repeatedly, you can define it as a brush and you'll always have it handy. Follow these steps to define a custom brush in Photoshop. 1. Make...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:21
42. Photoshop Puppet Warp
Photoshop Puppet Warp
Photoshop is famous, if not downright notorious, for its ability to distort reality. Which is ironic given that most of us whose job it is to distort reality are frustrated by Photoshop's meager collection of reality-distortion tools. I mean, there's Liquify, there's the Warp command . . . there'...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:41
43. Photoshop Ruler Tool
Photoshop Ruler Tool
In photoshop Rulers, the measure tool, guides, and grids help you position images or elements precisely across the width or length of an image. Photoshop Rulers: To display or hide rulers, Choose View > Show Rulers or Hide Rulers. When visible, rulers appear along the top and left side of the ac...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:03:11
44. Photoshop Sponge Tool
Photoshop Sponge Tool
Adobe Photoshop has lots of handy tools that people don't even realize are there. One of my favorites is the sponge tool. The sponge tool lets you "paint" with saturation. This means that you can move the sponge tool over part of an image to make the color more or less intense.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:35
45. Photoshop Paint Bucket Tool
Photoshop Paint Bucket Tool
he Paint Bucket tool fills adjacent pixels that are similar in color value to the pixels you click. Note: The Paint Bucket tool cannot be used with images in Bitmap mode. 1. Choose a foreground color. (See Choose colors in the toolbox.) 2. Select the...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:26
46. Photoshop Magic Eraser Tool
Photoshop Magic Eraser Tool
The Magic Eraser works just like the magic wand, but instead of making a selection, it immediately converts the pixels to transparent. It's also very similar to using the paint bucket in clear mode. The areas to be erased are controlled by adjusting the tolerance and contiguous options. Clicking ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:40
47. Photoshop History Brush Tool
Photoshop History Brush Tool
The often overlooked, versatile History Brush is easy to use. Use the History Brush to selectively restore color, detail, smoothness, saturation, or any other image attribute from an earlier point in a picture's history. Once you get the hang of it, you'll use it often and wonder how you got alon...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:26
48. Photoshop Color Replacement Tool
Photoshop Color Replacement Tool
Some tools don't get enough attention, this tool might be one of them. You could compare it somehow with the Healing Brush, although there is a difference. This tool works like a regular paint brush, it manipulates the color on your image while the underlying texture stays unaffected. Because of ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:33
49. Photoshop Red Eye Tool
Photoshop Red Eye Tool
"Red eye" happens when the light from the camera flash reflects off the subject's retina. It can make for a disturbingly demonic image. 1.. Open the Image Select File, Open or click the Go to Bridge icon in the Options bar to launch Bridge; then open the file you want to modify. 2. Zoom in Clo...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:42
50. Photoshop Spot Healing Tool
Photoshop Spot Healing Tool
Sounds pretty obvious when you spell it out right? You have spots on your photo (from digital sensor dust) so use the spot healer. I'm not sure when the tool was introduced to Photoshop, but I've encountered more than one person constantly using the Clone Stamp to take care of spots, blissfully u...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:35
51. Photoshop Count Tool
Photoshop Count Tool
This lens features a quick review of one of the new tools that were added to Photoshop CS3 - the Count Tool. In this Photoshop CS3 video tutorial you will learn the following: 1. Where to find the Count Tool 2. Uses for the Count Tool 3. Working with the options bar when using the Count Tool ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:40
52. Photoshop Note Tool
Photoshop Note Tool
Sometimes you play around in Photoshop, make something neat, and then can't remember how you did it. What was that filter again? And which setting? Or maybe you're sending a file to someone and need to explain something; What you need is the often overlooked Note Tool. The Note Tool is in the To...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:30
53. Photoshop Move Tool
Photoshop Move Tool
The move tool allows you to move a selection or entire layer by dragging it with your mouse or using your keyboard arrows keys. The move tool is located at the top right of the Photoshop Toolbox. When the move tool is selected, click and drag anywhere in the image. By default, if an area is sele...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:36
54. Photoshop Soft Focus
Photoshop Soft Focus
In a previous Photoshop tutorial lens, we looked at how to add a soft glow effect to a photo using a method that gave us the added bonus of increased image contrast and color saturation (see our Easy Soft Focus And Glow Effect tutorial for more information). What if you're already happy with the ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:42
55. Photoshop Smart Object
Photoshop Smart Object
Smart Objects are layers that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an image's source content with all its original characteristics, enabling you to perform nondestructive editing to the layer. You can create Smart objects...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:41
56. Photoshop Noise Reduction
Photoshop Noise Reduction
If you want your images to really stand out from the crowd, you need them to be as clean and noise free as possible. What does this mean? If you have ever used high ISO film in the past, such as 400 or 800 ISO (ASA), you will have noticed that the images have more "grain" to them. The digital te...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:31
57. Photoshop Zoom Tool
Photoshop Zoom Tool
Photoshop's "zoom" facility is very versatile and allows you to zoom in and out of an image in many different ways. You can even have different views of the same document open at once, with different zoom levels! The most obvious method is the Zoom tool. Click on the magnifying glass icon in the...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:36
58. Photoshop Textures
Photoshop Textures
Photoshop provides designers with unlimited options for creating unique and attractive backgrounds. One of the most popular approaches is to create some type of textured background, and fortunately there are a number of helpful tutorials to teach you all the tricks you need to know.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:42
59. Photoshop Sharpen Tool
Photoshop Sharpen Tool
All digital photographs lose a certain amount of sharpness. That means that most photographs will look a bit blurred and their details won't be as prominent. Basically, sharpening makes the edges of a photographed object appear more distinct. When a digital photograph is taken the camera convert...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:35
60. Photoshop Selection Tool
Photoshop Selection Tool
Learning to make various types of shapes using the selection tools is vital to getting the most from Photoshop, at a very basic level. In other words, you simply have to know how to do this stuff, before you can really become productive with the program, in any other way. Please feel free to watc...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:40
61. Photoshop Rectangular Marquee Tool
Photoshop Rectangular Marquee Tool
Using the Rectangular Marquee Tool in its most basic form is easy. You simply click with your mouse at the point where you want to begin the selection, which will usually be in the top left corner of the object or area you need to select, then continue holding your mouse button down as you drag t...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:31
62. Photoshop Rectangle Tool
Photoshop Rectangle Tool
Rectangle Tool is just below the Type tool and beside the path selection tool.This tool is a shape tool.With the help of Rectangle Tool, we can draw rectangular shape of any size.We can also draw shape of a square with the help of this tool.In the options bar, we can change the opacity of the sha...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:36
63. Photoshop Quick Selection Tool
Photoshop Quick Selection Tool
The ability to select an object in an image to either remove it from its background or isolate the object for specific correction/manipulation has certainly been available in earlier versions of Photoshop forever. The problem people seem to have has always been the quality of the selections. For ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:42
64. Photoshop Polygonal Lasso Tool
Photoshop Polygonal Lasso Tool
Photoshop's Polygonal Lasso Tool, another of its basic selections tools, is a bit like a cross between the Rectangular Marquee Tool and the standard Lasso Tool, both of which I have other lenses for. It allows us to easily draw freeform selection outlines based on straight-sided polygonal shapes...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:35
65. Photoshop Pencil Tool
Photoshop Pencil Tool
The pencil tool is nothing more than a rip off from the brush tool. In fact all it really consists of is a 1 pixel brush tool tip. Nearly all the same options and tools are available to the Pencil tool as are available with the brush tool. Access the pencil tool with the keyboard shortcut of B, ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:41
66. Photoshop Pen Tool
Photoshop Pen Tool
When it comes to making selections in Photoshop, there's really two types of people - those who know how to use the Pen Tool, and those who struggle. Most people put off learning how to use the Pen Tool for as long as possible, while others never get around to learning it, believing it's just to...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:31
67. Photoshop Magic Wand Tool
Photoshop Magic Wand Tool
The Magic Wand tool allows you to select an area of an image based on its colour. The tool is located near the top of the Photoshop Toolbox. When you click an area in an image with the magic wand, all areas which are a similar colour are selected. You can specify various options to determine the...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:36
68. Photoshop Line Tool
Photoshop Line Tool
The line tool is used to draw straight lines on the canvas. It is pretty intuitive, you simply choose the line tool from the toolbox, click once on the canvas to specify the beginning point of your line and then drag the mouse to define the line extending from the starting point. As with the pai...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:41
69. Photoshop Layers
Photoshop Layers
Layers were introduced in Photoshop 3.0. This totally revolutionized Photoshop. For the first time you could do complex compositions easily without having to be a channels guru. I remember before layers, if a client wanted to make changes to a composition, or even change a font you were in big tr...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:42
70. Photoshop Hue & Saturation Tool
Photoshop Hue & Saturation Tool
The Hue/Saturation control allows us to change colors (hue), enrich or dull colors (saturation), lighten or darken colors (lightness) and even use it to create a color cast in an image. It can also be used to adjust tone. However, the Levels or Curves controls are used more often for tonal adjust...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:35
71. Photoshop Horizontal Type Tool
Photoshop Horizontal Type Tool
Whenever you want to add text to a Photoshop document, whether it's a single letter or several lengthy paragraphs, you use Photoshop's Type Tool, which is found along with all of Photoshop's other tools in the Tools palette. It's the icon roughly halfway down the right column of the Tools palette...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:41
72. Photoshop Healing Brush Tool
Photoshop Healing Brush Tool
The healing brush tool lets you correct imperfections, causing them to disappear into the surrounding image. Like the cloning tools, you use the healing brush tool to paint with sampled pixels from an image or pattern. However, the healing brush tool also matches the texture, lighting, and shadi...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:31
73. Photoshop Match Color Tool
Photoshop Match Color Tool
In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we're going to learn how to match the color of an object in one photo with the color of an object in a separate photo using the Match Color command, which has been available in Photoshop since Photoshop CS (which means you'll need at least Photoshop CS if you wis...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:42
74. Photoshop Lasso Tool
Photoshop Lasso Tool
The lasso tool creates a custom, free-hand selection. It is usually used to cut out, or select specific sections of a pre-existing picture. Access the lasso tool by clicking on the icon located on the tool bar, or press the keyboard shortcut L. Extract...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:36
75. Photoshop Color Balance Tool
Photoshop Color Balance Tool
Unlike the 'Hue/Saturation' function which is a ham-fisted approach that can effectively destroy or compress pixel and highlight/shadow information, the 'Color Balance' tool is an effective way to fine tune the hue of your photographs without damaging the subtle shadow and highlight pixel detail....
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:35
76. Photoshop Delete Anchor Point Tool
Photoshop Delete Anchor Point Tool
The Delete Anchor Point Tool deletes anchors and reshapes existing vector shapes / paths (shape outlines). 1. In the Toolbox, select the Delete Anchor Point Tool. 2. Click on an anchor point to delete it. 3. Click and drag to delete anchor point and reshape the line. 4. Drag direction pont (l...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:31
77. Photoshop Smudge Tool
Photoshop Smudge Tool
The smudge tool is used to smear paint on your canvas. The effect is much like finger painting. You can use the smudge tool by clicking on the smudge icon and clicking on the canvas and while holding the mouse button down, dragging in the direction you want to smudge. As usual, you have a host o...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:36
78. Photoshop Art History Brush Tool
Photoshop Art History Brush Tool
Rather than using Photoshop filters to create a watercolour or painterly effect, you can use the Art History Brush in Photoshop to create a nice looking "painting." And it will make you feel like you're part of the process of making something because with this tool you need to make decisions abou...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:35
79. Photoshop Slice Tool
Photoshop Slice Tool
The Slice tool allows you to divide an image into smaller sections which fit together like a jigsaw (but with straight edges). The slice tool is located in the top section of the Photoshop Toolbox. There are two tools: Slice (which creates the slices) and Slice Select (which enables you to selec...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:31
80. Photoshop Define Pattern
Photoshop Define Pattern
Define An Image As A Preset Pattern: 1. Use the Rectangle Marquee tool on any open image to select an area to use as a pattern. Feather must be set to 0 pixels. Note that large images may become unwieldy. 2. Choose Edit > Define Pattern. 3. Enter a name for the pattern in the Pattern Name dial...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:36
81. Photoshop Auto Blend Layers
Photoshop Auto Blend Layers
When stitching or combining images to create a composite image, exposure differences between the source images may create seams or inconsistencies in the combined image. Use the Auto-Blend Layers command to create the appearance of smooth transitions in the final images. Note: Auto-Blend Layers ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:31
82. Photoshop Content Aware Scale
Photoshop Content Aware Scale
New to Photoshop CS4 is its Content-Aware Scale tool which allows you to transform an image in a way that you've never been able to do before in Photoshop. The technology itself has been around for some time and you may have been familiar with the website rsizr.com which offers content aware scal...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:41
83. Photoshop File Info
Photoshop File Info
Photoshop is a great tool that can also store useful data such as the author name, desciption and can hold your own personal notes within the document's .PSD file. First I will show you how to store information about a file that could become very useful in the future. With an open document or ima...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:35
84. Photoshop Background Eraser Tool
Photoshop Background Eraser Tool
The Background Eraser tool erases pixels on a layer to transparency as you drag; this allows you to erase the background while maintaining the edges of an object in the foreground. By specifying different sampling and tolerance options, you can control the range of the transparency and the sharpn...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:36
85. Photoshop Blur Tool
Photoshop Blur Tool
Using Adobe Photoshop blur tool is a great way to create effects in a photograph. The blur tool can be used to soften images, blur out a background or create a soft romantic tone in a photograph or image. Using the blur tool is quick and all you need to do is learn the few basic steps.
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:01:21
86. Photoshop Brush Tool
Photoshop Brush Tool
The brush tool is a relic that should be cherished and treated like royalty. An expert in the art of Photoshop's Brush tool will find it very helpful indeed. The small icon located on the tool bar hardly does justice to the tool when compared to the actual brush palette. Access the brush palette...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:36
87. Photoshop Burn Tool
Photoshop Burn Tool
Burning a photograph with the "Burn Tool (O)" darkens an area, while dodging a photograph with the "Dodge Tool (O)" lightens the area. You can adjust the tonal range that each tool effects by altering the "Range" setting in the menu-bar's pull-down menu. Both the Burn Tool and Dodge Tool have thr...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:41
88. Photoshop Clone Stamp
Photoshop Clone Stamp
Photoshop's Clone Stamp Tool is one of Photoshop's most powerful tools. At its most basic, it simply copies (or "clones") one area of an image over another. Using this relatively simple concept, though, you can actually cover a lot of ground when it comes to editing or repairing your digital phot...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:33
89. Photoshop Crop Tool
Photoshop Crop Tool
The Crop tool allows you to select an area of an image and discard everything outside this area. The tool is located third from the top in the Photoshop Toolbox, on the left side. Although cropping reduces the dimensions of an image, it is not the same as resizing. Whereas resizing reduces or en...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:39
90. Photoshop Elliptical Marquee Tool
Photoshop Elliptical Marquee Tool
The Elliptical Marquee Tool also allows us to easily draw selections in the shape of a perfect circle. In fact, just as we saw with the Rectangular Marquee Tool when we constrained it to a perfect square, there's two ways to draw a circle with the Elliptical Marquee Tool. One way is by setting so...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:51:45
91. Photoshop Gradient Tool
Photoshop Gradient Tool
The gradient tool with its many options proves to be a very useful tool especially for the web. The gradient tool is tucked away discretely behind the Paint Bucket Tool. To access the gradient tool you may either use the mouse or first press G and then Shift G to alternate between the paint bucke...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:52:40
92. Photoshop Eraser Tool
Photoshop Eraser Tool
Photoshop's eraser tool can be found in the second group of icons in the toolbox. It has three variations: Eraser, Background Eraser and Magic Eraser. The eraser is basically a brush which erases pixels as you drag it across the image. Pixels are erased to transparency, or the background colour ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:42
93. Photoshop Rotate View Tool
Photoshop Rotate View Tool
You use the Rotate View tool to rotate the canvas non-destructively; it does not transform the image. Rotating the canvas can be useful for any number of reasons, including facilitating easier painting or drawing. 1. Do any of the following: - Select the Rotate View tool and click-drag in the i...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55:36
94. Photoshop Slice Select Tool
Photoshop Slice Select Tool
The Slice Select Tool selects, moves, and resizes slices: - In the Toolbox, select the Slice Select Tool and click on a slice to select it. - You can move and resize with the Slice Select Tool bounding box of selected slice. To move a slice by a few pixels you can use keyboard cursor keys. - R...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:42
95. Photoshop Direct Selection Tool
Photoshop Direct Selection Tool
The path and selection tools let you quickly move and manipulate any shape with a path. Part of the workhorse tools of Photoshop they will let you shift and change shapes quickly. The Path and Selection tools are not going to give you a shiny reflection or a eye pleasing gradient. But they will ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:35

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