Painting edits with the Adjustment Brush


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Painting edits with the Adjustment Brush

In this exercise, I'm going to introduce you to the Adjustment Brush, which allows you to paint in localized luminance modifications. You can also paint in warmth or coolness, if you so desire. And I have applied a few modifications here inside the Basic panel and you may recall those from a couple of exercises ago, but I haven't done everything I might, because the foreground T-Rex still appears too dark for me, too shrouded in shadows, and not good shadows either. He just looks badly backlit. So I want to brighten him up so that his metal really shines.

And that's not something I'm going to be able to do with a Graduated Filter, because he's not a gradient after all. Instead I need to brush in the brightness, and I'm going to do that using the Adjustment Brush, which you can get by pressing the K key, for what that's worth. Now, these options are divided over here on the right side of the dialog box into two groups. We have the Exposure, Brightness, Contras...

Painting edits with the Adjustment Brush
Video duration: 9m 44s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Painting edits with the Adjustment Brush provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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