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Photoshop Elements 13 All-in-One For Dummies by Barbara Obermeier

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Chapter 2

Filling and Stroking

In This Chapter

arrow Adding color to a selection

arrow Filling with the Paint Bucket tool

arrow Adding a stroke around a selection

arrow Working with gradients

arrow Creating and applying patterns

Elements offers several ways to create things like geometric shapes out of pixels. Filling and stroking such elements are two of the most popular commands at your disposal. The Fill command adds a color or a pattern to the entire selection, whereas the Stroke command applies the color to only the selection border.

This chapter shows you how to fill and stroke your selections. If filling and stroking with a solid color is just too mundane for you, we also show you how to create and apply multicolored gradient blends as well as the best ways to make and use patterns. After reading this chapter, you’ll have your “fill” of different fills and strokes.

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