1 Getting to Know the Work Area

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PROJECT: BIRTHDAY CARD DESIGN

As you work with Adobe Photoshop, you’ll discover that you can often accomplish the same task in several ways. To make the best use of the extensive editing capabilities in Photoshop, you must first learn to navigate the work area.

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Open image files in Adobe Photoshop.

  • Select and use tools in the Tools panel.

  • Set options for a selected tool using the options bar.

  • Use various methods to zoom in to and out from an image.

  • Select, rearrange, and use panels.

  • Choose commands in panel and context menus.

  • Open and use a ...

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