Chapter 11. Recolor

In this chapter, you will learn to fill a selection with color, a pattern, or imagery; apply a stroke to a selection or a layer; adjust a color image using the Hue/Saturation, Color Balance, Variations, Curves, and Levels commands; use the Color Sampler tool to get multiple color readouts; change colors using the Replace Color command; strip color from a layer; saturate or desaturate colors using the Sponge tool; use a neutral color layer to heighten color; tint a grayscale image; and create and print spot color channels.

Note: Make sure your monitor is calibrated before performing color adjustments! See pages 38–41.

Adjustment basics

Every Image > Adjustments submenu dialog box has a Preview box. Changes preview in the image ...

Get Photoshop 7 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.