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

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Chapter 14. Brushes

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IN THIS CHAPTER

Using the Brush tool  215

Choosing temporary brush settings  216

Using the Brushes palette  217

Customizing brushes  218

Smudging colors  222

Erasing  223

You’ll need to choose brush settings when using the Brush tool, and also for many other tasks, such as when editing a Quick Mask or layer mask “by hand” or when using the History Brush or Healing Brush tool. In this chapter, you’ll master the Brush tool; use the Brush Preset picker and Brushes palette to customize your brush settings; smudge colors with the Smudge tool; and erase parts of a layer with the Eraser and Magic Eraser tools.

Using the Brush tool ...

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