IN THIS CHAPTER
Working in the Swatches panel
Getting to know foreground and background colors
Introducing painting and retouching tools
Using the Content-Aware feature
Discovering blending modes
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?
Use the Swatches panel to store and retrieve frequently ...