Chapter 6

Painting and Drawing with Color

You can add splashes, streaks, or solid areas of color to your image. Photoshop offers a variety of tools with which you can add almost any color or texture imaginable. This chapter introduces you to those tools and shows you how to choose your colors.


Select the Foreground and Background Colors

Select a Color with the Eyedropper Tool

Select a Color with the Swatches Panel

Using the Brush Tool

Change Brush Styles

Create a Custom Brush

Using the Mixer Brush

Apply a Gradient

Fill a Selection

Using Content-Aware Fill

Stroke a Selection

Using the Clone Stamp

Using the Pattern Stamp

Using the Spot ...

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