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Digital Painting in Photoshop by Susan Ruddick Bloom

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CHAPTER 2

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The Basic Tools for Painting in Photoshop

Fig. 2-1 Digital painting of a water lily.

The techniques employed in this book have several things in common. There are basic tools and concepts that are used throughout the book. These tools and why they are important are laid out for you here in Chapter 2, as a reference.

Photoshop has many wonderful tools that can be used for painting, but they are often ignored, misunderstood, or hidden. The hidden ones are usually hiding in plain sight. They are the tools that you may have never tried. You know the ones; like the glowing edges filter. What in the world would you use that wacky filter ...

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