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adobe Photoshop notes



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    • Photoshop
    • Tools
    • Tools
    • Tools
    • Selection tools From the click-and-drag marquee tools, to magnetic selection tools that snap to the edges of an element, to the pen tool that lets you define a shape precisely, Photoshop offers a range of shape-selection options. You can also select by color, using the magic wand or the Color Range command. And the Extract command provides a sophisticated way to isolate a foreground object from the background.
    • 1 2 3 Block 1 4 5 6
    • 1 The marquee tools make rectangular, elliptical, single row, and single column selections.
    • 2 The lasso tools make freehand, polygonal (straight-edged), and magnetic * (snapto) selections
    • 3 Crop The crop tool trims images.
    • 4 Select Character Tool The move tool moves selections, layers, and guides
    • 5 Magic Selection Tool The magic wand tool selects similarly colored areas.
    • Slicing Use the slice tool to create slices by hand, or generate layer-based slices automatically. Apply slice-by-slice formatting and optimization to keep file size small and image quality high.
    • The slice selection tool selects slices. 6 The slice tool creates slices.
    • 7 Block 2 11 12 8 13 9 10 14
    • Healing brush Effortlessly remove dust, scratches, blemishes, and other flaws with a single tool. The healing brush automatically preserves the shading, lighting, and texture of the original photo.
    • The patch tool * repairs imperfections in a selected area of an image using a sample or pattern. 7 The healing brush tool * paints with a sample or pattern to repairs imperfections in a image.
    • The clone stamp tool paints with a sample of an image. 8 The pattern stamp tool * paints with part of an image as a pattern.
    • The eraser tool erases pixels and restores parts of an image to a previously saved state. 9 The magic eraser tool erases solid-colored areas to transparency with a single click. The background eraser tool * erases areas to transparency by dragging.
    • Sharpening controls Photoshop's sharpening tools include the powerful Unsharp Mask filter, based on traditional film compositing techniques. Use Unsharp Mask after scaling, rotating, color correcting--any process that affects the pixel structure of an image--to bring the artwork into crisp focus.
    • The blur tool blurs hard edges in an image. 10 The smudge tool smudges data in an image. The sharpen tool sharpens soft edges in an image.
    • The brush tool paints brush strokes. 11 The pencil tool paints hard-edged strokes.
    • The history brush tool * paints a copy of the selected state or snapshot into the current image window. 12 The art history brush tool * paints with stylized strokes that simulate the look of different paint styles, using a selected state or snapshot.
    • 13 The paint bucket tool fills similarly colored areas with the foreground color.
    • The dodge tool lightens areas in an image. 14 The sponge tool changes the color saturation of an area. The burn tool darkens areas in an image.
    • 15 16 Block 3 17 18
    • 15 The path selection tools * make shape or segment selections showing anchor points, direction lines, and direction points.
    • The pen tools * let you draw smooth-edged paths. 16
    • The type tools create type on an image. 17 The type mask tools * create a selection in the shape of type.
    • 18 The custom shape tool * makes customized shapes selected from a custom shape list.
    • 19 20 Block 4 21 22
    • 19 The annotation tools * makes notes and audio annotations that can be attached to an image.
    • To create an audio annotation: 1.Select the audio annotation tool . 1.Set options as needed: 1.Enter an author name. 2.Select a color for the audio annotation icon. •Click where you want to place the annotation icon. •Click Start and then speak into the microphone. When you're finished, click Stop. To import annotations: 1.Choose File > Import > Annotations. 2.Select a PDF or FDF file that contains annotations, and then click Load. The annotations appear in the locations where they were saved in the source document.
    • 20 The hand tool The hand tool moves an image within its window.
    • The eyedropper tool samples colors in an image. 21 The measure tool measures distances, locations, and angles.
    • 22 The zoom tool The zoom tool magnifies and reduces the view of an image.
    • Block 6 Forward Face Switch Back to Forward Background Switch to Black and white
    • Block 7 Edit in Standard Mode Edit in Quick Mask Mode
    • Block 8 Standard View Full View without Menu Full View with Menu
    • Create New Page
    • Set Colour Forward Face Background Web Friendly Color Warning Set Colour mode Settings Colour balance
    • Layers With layers, you can work on one element without disturbing others. To rearrange elements, simply shift the order in the Layers palette. You can lock layers to prevent accidental changes, hide them to get a clear view of the element you're working on, and link layers to move them as a group. The Layers palette also makes it easy to apply instant, editable effects including blending modes, adjustment layers, and layer effects.
    • Layers New Creation View / Hide Brash Usable Layer Clip Set B/W Mode Lock Create Set to contain Layer Colour Adjustment Shortcut key Delete Layer Layer Style Create New Layer
    • Layer Style
    • Photoshop Menu Bar 1. The Photoshop File Menu You use the Photoshop File menu to address the basic opening, closing, and saving of files. This menu covers the import/export of files, workflow management and automated tasks, as well as page setup and print options. It also contains the Exit command (Quit on the Mac) for closing the application. Note: Photoshop for Mac OS X features a Photoshop menu that includes the Preferences, Hide, and Quit commands. 2. The Photoshop Edit and Image Menus You use the Photoshop Edit and Image menus to specify most of the standard global changes to an open image. You'll find controls for cut and paste, transformations, fill, stroke, pattern, preferences (Windows users only; Mac users find preferences in the Photoshop menu), and color settings on the Edit menu. On the Image menu, you'll find options for color mode, adjustment options, crop, canvas size, and image size.
    • Photoshop Menu Bar 3. The Photoshop Layer Menu The Photoshop Layer menu covers all the layer options creating and deleting layers, merging layers, applying layer effects, and clipping masks. You can find most of these same controls on the Layers palette menu. 4. The Photoshop Select Menu You use the Photoshop Select menu to control selection options within the program. These options include inverting selections, feathering, selection modifiers, and saving and loading selections.
    • Photoshop Menu Bar 5. The Photoshop Filter Menu Simply put, the Photoshop Filter menu contains all the native Photoshop filters, divided into four filter interface groups and 14 subheadings. The Filter menu also can include any third-party filters you might have loaded in the Photoshop plug-ins folder. 6. The Photoshop View and Window Menus You use the View menu to control zooming and previews, as well as the visibility of rulers and guides. The Window menu lets you launch and close any of the 19 palettes. In addition, the Window menu lists all open file windows so you can move a file to the front of the screen simply by choosing it from this menu.
    • Photoshop Menu Bar 7. The Photoshop Help Menus The Photoshop Help menus let you launch Adobe's Help Center. The Photoshop version provides access to the two file wizards as well as the Adobe Online and Adobe Updates services. Both versions also have several How-to tips.