Chapter 1. Tool and Palette Primer

Tool and Palette Primer

Out of clutter, find simplicity.

 --Albert Einstein

Opening Photoshop for the first time and seeing all the tools and palettes competing for space on your screen can be a dizzying experience. You might find yourself thinking, “That’s great, but they forgot to leave room in there for me to work!” Some of the more fortunate Photoshop users have a second monitor just to hold their palettes. The rest of us make do and find ways to keep our screens neat and tidy. You’ll discover that finding places to put your tools and palettes is almost as important as knowing how to use them. This chapter is about effectively managing ...

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