Setting up a power workspace


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Setting up a power workspace

In this exercise, we're going to adjust the workspace so that your panels are in the same position as my panels and so that you have access to all the panels you'll need to successfully mask images inside Photoshop. We'll also adjust a couple of panel Preference settings so that your copy of Photoshop behaves just as mine is behaving. By the way, these preferences in my opinion help to limit your frustration with the program. So I'm starting off with the workspace that's known as Essentials.

If you want to make sure that we're starting from exactly the same place, then you can right-click on Essentials, and choose Reset Essentials. That'll go ahead and display the panels as you see in here. I'm going to double-click to the right of the word Styles up here in the top-right corner in order to collapse my Color panel. Then I'll double-click to the right of the word Paths in order to expand my Layers panel. The reason I have to do this is because I'm...

Setting up a power workspace
Video duration: 5m 59s 11h 36m Intermediate

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Setting up a power workspace provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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