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Photoshop CS5 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Peter Lourekas, Elaine Weinmann

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Chapter 6. Panels

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This chapter will help you become more acquainted with a feature of the Photoshop interface that you will be using constantly as you work: the panels. In the preceding chapter, you learned how to arrange the panels onscreen. Here you’ll be introduced to the specific function of each one — from choosing color swatches (Swatches panel), to accessing and editing masks (Masks panel), to customizing brushes (Brush panel), to editing layers (the indispensable Layers panel). Step-by-step instructions for using most of the panels are amply provided ...

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