Join Daniel Lieske for an in-depth discussion in this video Gradient, part of Drawing and Painting in Photoshop - The Great Training.
- A sub-tool of the Paint Bucket is the Gradient Tool.…The Gradient Tool is also very interesting…if you want to fill your canvas with color.…The Gradient Tool provides a little cursor…where we define the start of our gradient.…And then, if we click and hold,…we can…see this little rubber band here,…and where we release it,…the end of our gradient will be placed.…
So, let's just do it.…And we see that we now have a gradient…from our foreground color to our background color…over the defined distance.…The Gradient Tool uses the gradient that is preset…in this little pull-down up here.…The first option is a gradient between foreground…and background colors,…so, let's just give it another try…and we'll define a more distinct…background color.…And now we can make gradients…with these two colors.…
We also can choose the second option,…which uses only the foreground color…and creates a gradient from the foreground color…to a transparency.…And if you use that, we will see…that here's our foreground color…and it fades out to transparency.…
- 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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