Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with the foreground and background colors, part of Time-Saving Tips Using Photoshop.
- [Narrator] When it comes to filling … or stroking objects in Photoshop. … Users tend to make heavy use of the foreground … and background colors. … It allows you to fill objects quickly … once you've chosen your colors. … Let's go over a few tips for using … the foreground and background colors for your projects. … Now to prepare this for this video … I'm going to go ahead and come over here to the layers panel … and I'm just going to create a new blank layer. … Then I'm going to go ahead and rename that, artwork. … And that will just let me work on that layer … without affecting the background. … Now your foreground and background colors … are located down here at the bottom of your tools panel. … And you can see that currently … the foreground and background color … that I'm using is set to whatever I used previously. … Now, one of the ways you can always … get back to the default colors … is by clicking this icon here … or simply by pressing the letter D on your keyboard. … And that sets your foreground and background colors …
- Customizing Photoshop
- Zooming and panning techniques
- Using Photoshop tool shortcuts
- Selecting, moving, showing, and merging layers
- Adjusting brush size
- Transforming selections
- Adding a color adjustment
- Changing type properties
- Working with Smart Objects
Skill Level Intermediate
Time-Saving Tips Using Illustratorwith Chad Chelius1h 45m Intermediate
Lightroom Classic CC: Working Fasterwith Chris Orwig1h 25m Intermediate
Mastering Selections in Photoshop CCwith Tim Grey3h 13m Beginner
1. Performance and Interface Tips
3. Selections and Masking
4. Working with Type
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