Chapter 19. Creating Art from Scratch
Up to now, we’ve mostly talked about how to correct existing images such as photographs. Sometimes, you need to create your own images, such as logos and Web buttons. Using the painting and drawing tools in Elements, it’s easy to create your own art.
In this hour you will
Explore different methods of choosing colors
Draw simple shapes
Select a shape so that it can be moved or resized
Paint with a brush and draw with a pencil
Remove all or part of an image
The tools in Elements use the foreground color, the background color, or a combination of both. So before you use most tools, you should set these colors. Some tools give you the option of selecting a color for use with just that tool, as you’ll see ...