Using the HUD color picker


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Using the HUD color picker

There's a new way to select colors in Photoshop CS5 and that's using the new HUD Color Picker. HUD stands for Heads-up Display, which means an element that only appears when you invoke it. If you are a painter I think you are really going to like the HUD Color Picker because it's going to allow you to quickly choose color and to do so from within the context of the image. This color picker allows you to focus on the work without having to move to a separate panel or separate color picker when you want to change colors. But if you prefer, you can still use the traditional color picker which, as before, you access by clicking the Foreground color box in the toolbar.

To use the HUD Color Picker, you are first going to want to look at your Preferences which are under the Photoshop menu on a Mac or the Edit menu on Windows and in the General Preferences, you can choose the kind of HUD Color Picker you want to use. The default is the HUE Strip, there is also a Hue Wheel, and these ...

Using the HUD color picker
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Using the HUD color picker provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS5 New Features

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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