The Role of Foreground and Background Colors


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Understanding the role of foreground and background colors

Crucial to working with color in Photoshop is understanding the role of the foreground and background colors. These are the foreground and background color right here, at the moment they are black and white. These are the default values. It's the foreground color that you paint with when you're using one of your painting tools. I'm currently in my Brush tool. so when I paint, I get black. If I want to switch my foreground and background color. I can press the X key, I am now painting white. I can also click this two headed arrow to switch my foreground and background colors.

The default values for foreground and background colors are black-and-white, if you want to change the colors, come and sample a color from the Swatches panel, then that's the color that you paint with. And if you want to restore your foreground or background colors to their default values, you can come and click on the two small squares or you can press the D key. The background color is the color that yo...

Understanding the role of foreground and background colors
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Understanding the role of foreground and background colors provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Color

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Design
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Photoshop
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