Photoshop’s Pen and Shape tools are incredibly powerful tools, especially when creating complex compound paths by intersecting paths. To see how this works, let’s create a gear in Photoshop.
The vast majority of the time, the vast majority of us use Photoshop’s Color Picker in the default configuration.
Although it’s not the purpose for which it was designed, the new Color Replacement tool in Photoshop CS is an incredibly efficient way to remove digital noise from photos.
Last week, Alexandro Colorado emailed me asking why Photoshop creates a mask when making shapes with the shape tool. I told him that I would explain the reason why the best I could.
There is a way, however, to pull a Style effect, such as a drop shadow or such, from the layer it was applied to and give it its’ own layer, on which it may be…
Quick masks are a handy little Photoshop- feature that many people don’t even know about.
The patch tool operates on a premise similar to the clone tool, but with patch you can actually make a selection of an area to use as your patch, and drag it to the area…
Ok, for those of you who are familiar with my weekly column or my website, you are by now familiar with this topic somewhat.