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.
Ever wonder where all those seamless backgrounds come from? How does the creator get them to blend so…well, seamlessly?
While Photoshop doesn’t offer a dashed line option, such as that found in Illustrator’s Stroke palette, you can easily simulate them by editing a brush in the Brushes palette.
A layer mask is great for creating masks for a single layer.