Change the opacity, size, and hardness of the Paint tools Photoshop CS6 Photoshop CS6


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Changing the opacity, size, and hardness of the painting tools

Since the Paintbrush is such a powerful tool, we need to talk about how to quickly change its attributes so that you can paint more effectively when you're changing your masks. If you've got the brush selected, up in the top in the Options Bar we have a Brush Preset picker and you can click on that in order to change the Size, or the Hardness of your brush. We also have a Brushes panel, if you select the Window menu and then choose Brush, you'll notice that we have a ton of options up here. But let's keep this simple. I'm going to close this panel, and we're going to learn some essential keyboard shortcuts to make changes to our brush.

Now if I want to access the Preset picker without going all the way to the upper-left of my monitor, I can simply click anywhere in my image area with the right mouse click, or the Ctrl+Click on Mac in order to access my context-sensitive menus. Now I can quickly change the Size and the Hardness of my brush. I can tap the Enter key or ...

Changing the opacity, size, and hardness of the painting tools
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Changing the opacity, size, and hardness of the painting tools provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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