My Dear Readers, Let us begin with the 8th lesson. We will about Magnetic Lasso tool. For this we need to draw a circle using Elliptical Marquee Tool. Using Alt+Del fill the color inside. Deselect using Ctrl+ D. You will find Magnetic Lasso Tool in the tool box at the place marked below. Select it. Click at the edge of he circle which is filled with the solid color and start moving along the edge of the circle. You will find that like a magnet the selection is snapped at the edge of the circle and once you come back to …
My Dear Readers, Let us begin with the 7th lesson. Open Adobe Photoshop and create a new file with the WEB option. We will learn about Polygon Lasso Tool. You will find it in the tool bar as shown below (Red circle marked). It can be useful for different types of selection. It can also be useful to draw uneven object and fill it with some color. Polygon Lasso Tool work with clicks. Click on the canvas and keep on clicking. Once you attend desired shape you can go back to the start point and click their to join the selection. Fill …
My Dear Readers, Let us begin with the 6th lesson. Open Adobe Photoshop and create a new file with the WEB option. We will learn about Lasso Tool. You will find it in the tool bar as shown below (Red circle marked). It can be useful for uneven selection. It can also be useful to draw uneven object and fill it with some color. We have drawn an uneven shape using Lasso Tool. Filled the shape with Alt + Del key. Make sure that you have selected some color at the foreground except white because the background is already having white color. …
My Dear Readers, Let us begin with the 5th lesson. Open Adobe Photoshop and create a new file with the WEB option. Please go through the 3rd lessons if you forgot about how to select the web option. You will get blank white canvas. Select some color for foreground at the bottom of the toolbox. We have selected blue color. Press Alt+Delete key. You will notice that the canvas is filled with the foreground color. We have not selected any portion of the canvas to fill up the color hence the entire canvas is filled. Close this file, open the new …
My Dear Readers, Let us begin with the 4th lesson. In the coming lessons we will try some of the basic tools so that you can get some idea of the working of this amazing software. Open Adobe Photoshop and create a new file with the WEB option. Please go through the 3rd lessons if you forgot about how to select the web option. You will get blank white canvas. After this you need to see what type of color is selected as a foreground color because if you want to paint with a particular color, you need to select it …
My Dear Readers, Let us begin with the 3rd lesson. When we wish to learn Photoshop we need to pay attention to some basics. Opening new file is one such task where you need to take certain decisions. You have to consider following aspects before you start with the new file. What exactly you want to do with the file. Is it going for print? or web? What kind of dimension you want to set up in terms of width and height? What are the units you want to work with? When you go for File > New You get the …
My Dear Readers, Let us begin with the 2nd lesson. We need to get well versed with the desktop of Adobe Photoshop. You may have different versions but certain features are similar in every version. Once you get familiar with it, it will be easier for you to work with Adobe Photoshop. You will find menu bar at the top where you can access the menus like File, Edit, Image etc. Below that it’s Option bar. This bar will display the properties of the tools you select. Suppose you select Brush tool, then option bar will display the property of Brush …