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Photoshop CS3 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Peter Lourekas, Elaine Weinmann

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Chapter 12. Colors & Blending Modes

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IN THIS CHAPTER

Choosing colors  185

Using the Swatches palette  189

Using the Eyedropper tool  191

Copying colors as hexadecimals  191

Choosing blending modes  192

In the first part of this chapter, you’ll learn how to choose colors to use with various tools and commands. The last part of this chapter is a reference guide to the blending modes, which are available for tools, layers, and commands. In other chapters, you’ll learn how colors are applied.

Choosing colors

The current Foreground color is applied when you draw strokes with the Brush or Pencil tool, create type, ...

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