Join Daniel Lieske for an in-depth discussion in this video Eraser tool, part of Drawing and Painting in Photoshop - The Great Training.
- One tool that I have completely neglected…so far is the eraser.…We find it in the tool palette over here.…Now, the reason why I haven't talked about the eraser…so far is that if you're working on a single canvas…or maybe a background layer that is filled with color,…there is really no need for the eraser.…Because if you paint something,…in order to get rid of it, you can just…pick the surrounding color and paint over it.…
There's no reason to use the eraser for that.…However, if you're working on a layer…and paint something,…here's where the eraser comes in.…Because the eraser erases pixels.…And that way we can restore the transparency…on our layer by using the eraser.…Another possibility to get rid of…content in a layer is to use the selection tool,…any selection tool, and just hit delete.…
This will delete the content in this layer forever.…
- Setting up your digital canvas
- Controlling the screen
- Choosing color
- Working with brushes, textures, and the Paint Bucket and Gradient tools
- Making selections
- Working in Quick Mask mode
- Stroking and filling paths
- Manipulating color
- Organizing the canvas with layers
- Digital drawing and painting projects
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting the Digital Canvas
2. Control of the Digital Screen
3. Tools for Choosing Color
4. Tools for the Application of Color
5. Supporting Tools
6. Manipulating Color
7. Organizing the Digital Canvas
8. Digital Drawing
9. Colored, Digital Drawing
10. Digital Painting
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