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Teach Yourself Visually™: Photoshop® Elements 8 by Mike Wooldridge

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Chapter 12. Painting and Drawing on Photos

Want to add extra elements to your photos, such as lines, shapes, or solid areas of color? Photoshop Elements offers a variety of tools you can use to paint and draw on your images as well as add shapes and colors. This chapter introduces you to some of those tools and their many uses.

Painting and Drawing on Photos
  • Set the Foreground and Background Colors. 230

  • Add Color with the Brush Tool. 232

  • Change Brush Styles. 234

  • Add Color with the Paint Bucket Tool. 236

  • Replace a Color with a Brush. 238

  • Adjust Colors with the Smart Brush. 240

  • Draw a Shape. 242

  • Draw a Line. 244

  • Erase an Area. 246

  • Apply a Gradient. 248

Set the Foreground and Background Colors ...

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