Using the Smart Brush tool


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Using the Smart Brush tool

There are a couple of new tools in Elements 8 for Mac located down here in the toolbar. One of those is the Smart Brush tool, which I'll cover in this movie, and the other is the Detail Smart Brush tool, which I'll cover in the next movie. I'm going to select the Smart Brush tool, which I can use to select an area of the image and apply an effect to that area, all in one quick step. First, I'm going to select the effect that I want to apply, by going up to the Options bar for the Smart Brush tool, and clicking on this thumbnail to open a menu of Preset Effects.

There is a submenu here with categories of effects, black and white effects, color effects, lighting effects and more. I'm going to choose Color Effects, and then I see a menu of lots of different color effects that I could apply. I'll choose Going Green, and to apply that effect, I'll move into the image, by pressing the left bracket key on my keyboard, and then, I'm going to click-and-drag over the...

Using the Smart Brush tool
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Using the Smart Brush tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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