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By Lauren Harmon | Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Photoshop CC: Focus Area

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Ever wonder just what Photoshop CC has to offer you? The Focus Area command is one of Deke’s favorite new Creative Cloud features—and in this episode of Deke’s Techniques he’ll show you how to use Focus Area to extract a subject from the background of a photograph.

Then he’ll show you how to create your own currency with a pseudo engraving effect that will make your composition look like a million bucks.

The secret lies in Focus Area, a bitmap conversion, and the Halftone Screen method. Watch this week’s Deke’s Techniques to start learning.

Then come back next Tuesday and learn how to composite 2D and 3D artwork in a single Shark Week-worthy image.

Learn it from the experts.

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