Using gradients


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Using gradients

Using a gradient lets you lay down color with a gradual transition from one color to another. The Gradient tool is located here in the toolbox. Your first stop after selecting that tool is the Options bar where you can see in this Gradient bar what your gradient is going to look like. The default gradient is the foreground to the background color. Right now I have black and white as my foreground and background colors. If I change those, the default gradient will change too. So I am going to click on the foreground color and I am going to choose something else, and then I will click on the background color and then I will chose a different color for that, and you can see that has changed the gradient in the Gradient bar.

Now how do I lay down a gradient? I just click-and-drag in the image and the length of the line and the direction of the line that I drag determines what the gradient will look like. So if I were to start at the bottom for example, the gradient would be different. And if ...

Using gradients
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Using gradients provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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