While working nondestructively is a best practice in many cases, there are times when you need to make permanent changes to an image in Photoshop, as Mike Rankin explains. He shows examples of destructive editing including the Healing Brush tool, rasterizing type layers, and erasing backgrounds with the Magic Eraser tool.
- [Instructor] While working nondestructively … is a best practice in many cases, … there will be times when you need … to make permanent changes to an image. … So, let's see some examples of that. … We have a problem with our magazine cover … in that the word FREE, in the lower right, is unreadable, … because it's over such a light background. … Fortunately, there is more to the background photo, … so we can drag it with the Move tool to the left … until the word becomes readable. … And, that's pretty good, … but let's say you showed this to your boss, … but let's say he didn't like some of these clouds up here, … right by the title, and by the word 2019. … To get rid of them, … you'd probably do some destructive editing, … to paint some blue sky in where the clouds are. … And there are lots of ways of doing this. … I'll take the Healing Brush Tool, … and increase the radius to 80, … by pressing the right bracket key on my keyboard. … And now I need to sample some blue sky, … which I'll do by holding the Option or Alt key, …
- Benefits of ACA certification
- Creating a study plan
- Planning a project
- Identifying design elements such as typography
- Using layers and masks
- Using brushes, shapes, and patterns
- Drawing and painting
- Transforming graphical elements
- Preparing images for print and web
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CC 2019 New Featureswith Deke McClelland1h 48m Intermediate
1. Become an Adobe Certified Associate
2. Create a Personal Study Plan
3. Exam Objectives: Working in the Design Industry
4. Exam Objectives: Project Setup and Interface
5. Exam Objectives: Organizing Documents
6. Exam Objectives: Creating and Modifying Visual Elements
7. Exam Objectives: Publishing Digital Media
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