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Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 7

Working with Painting and Retouching Tools

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Working in the Swatches panel

check Getting to know foreground and background colors

check Introducing painting and retouching tools

check Using the Content-Aware feature

check Discovering blending modes

check Saving presets for tools

This chapter explains how to use the painting and retouching tools in Photoshop. Have fun and be creative! Because Photoshop is pixel based, you can create incredible imagery with the painting tools. Smooth gradations from one color to the next, integrated with blending modes and transparency, can lead from super-artsy to super-realistic effects. In this chapter, you discover fundamental painting concepts, and also find out how to use tools to eliminate wrinkles, blemishes, and scratches. Don’t you wish you could do that in real life?

Using the Swatches Panel

Use the Swatches panel to store and retrieve frequently ...

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