Join Julieanne Kost for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing keyboard shortcuts, part of The Art of Photoshop Compositing.
…Another way to become more efficient while working…in Photoshop is to create custom keyboard shortcuts.…In order to do this, we'll select the Edit menu,…and then scroll all the way down to Keyboard Shortcuts.…You can see that we can change the…keyboard shortcuts for Application Menus, Panel Menus, and Tools.…Let's go ahead and start with Tools.…You'll notice that the shortcuts for Tools are a little…different than they are for the Application Menus and the Panels.…In the case of Tools, you simply use a letter.…There's no keyboard modifier, like Option or Cmd or Ctrl or Alt on Windows.…
Now, all of the letters are actually in use except for two.…And those two letters are K and N.…So those are probably the first two that I would use if I wanted to make any changes.…So let's go ahead and scroll down a little ways.…You'll notice for example that the Spot Healing Brush,…the Healing Brush, the Patch Tool, and the Content Aware and the…Red Eye tool all share the same keyboard shortcut, which is J.…Now, by default, when you tap the J key,…
- What makes a good composite?
- Refining your story
- Composing using the basic principles of design
- Customizing your Photoshop workspace
- Preparing elements from your source images
- Adjusting color, tone, balance, and perspective
- Mastering the Pen tool
- Unifying with texture, focus, leading lines, and structure
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Why Composite Images?
2. Customizing Photoshop for Compositing Images
3. Composite 1: Perception
4. Composite 2: Erosion
5. Working with the Pen Tool
6. Composite 3: Two Birds
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