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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies by Fred Gerantabee, Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 8: Working with Painting and Retouching Tools

In This Chapter

check.png Working in the Swatches panel

check.png Getting to know foreground and background colors

check.png Introducing painting and retouching tools

check.png Using the Content-Aware feature

check.png Discovering blending modes

check.png Saving presets for tools

This chapter shows you how to use the painting and retouching tools in Photoshop. Have fun and be creative! Because Photoshop is pixel based, you can retouch your images and also create incredible imagery with the painting tools. Smooth gradations from one color to the next, integrated with blending modes and transparency, can lead from super-artsy to super-realistic effects. In this chapter, you discover fundamental painting concepts, and we show you how to use retouching tools to eliminate wrinkles, blemishes, and scratches. Don’t you wish you could do that in real life?

Using the Swatches Panel

Use the Swatches ...

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