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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop CS4 in 24 Hours by Kate Binder

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Chapter 8. Different Ways to Paint

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Making the Most of Brushes

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Using Other Painting Tools

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Using the Focus Tools

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Forget about all the complex color math and Shape tool geometry we’ve been talking about for the last few hours—it’s time to break out the paints and have some fun! Although Photoshop was originally designed as an image editor—a program used for modifying and improving digitized photographs—it also draws a lot of its parentage from paint programs, such as MacPaint and Windows Paint. Remember the fun you had doodling around in those programs back in the day? Well, Photoshop offers you that same experience ...

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