Wednesday, April 25, 2012

PHOTOSHOP: RECTANGLE Tool




RECTANGLE Tool. This bunch of tools under rectangle tool are the tools that enables you to draw shapes,(it could be rectangle, ellipse, rounded rectangle, polygon, line and custom shapes.)

PHOTOSHOP: PATH SELECTION Tool



PATH SELECTION Tool is a tool that is used to select the paths made by pen tool. This tooL is used to edit the path or even the points plotted using pen tool.

PHOTOSHOP: TYPE Tool


TYPE tool


TYPE Tool is tool that is used to put text into your canvas. This is one of the most important tools in photoshop. This is widely used in making cards, flyers, porters, covers, or even certificates

PHOTOSHOP: PEN Tool



 

PEN Tool is a tool that is used to make a path to form a new shape or to make a selection. The main advantage of this tool over lasso tool when making selection is that it provides points that can be adjusted and can be dragged and dropped.

PHOTOSHOP: BLUR TOOL and SMUDGE Tool






BLUR TOOL is a tool that is used in blurring an image. What is the importance of blurring? Blurring helps you find the target image, helps you set the focus of your object. This is also used in smoothening the edges.

PHOTOSHOP: PAINT BUCKET AND GRADIENT Tool






PAINT BUCKET AND GRADIENT Tool is used in filling colors. Paint bucket tool is a tool that is used to fill colors. It is flat, just colors and no effect. If you want to put some effects in the color that you’ve made, I recommend you to use gradient tool. But please take note that not all of the time that gradient is applicable, sometime you must also understand that you design might need a simple and plain look.

PHOTOSHOP: ERASER Tool and Magic Eraser tool





ERASER Tool if brush tool exists in photoshop, there is also no doubt that there would be a possibility that there could also be an eraser tool that will erase all the mess you did. The other important type of eraser is the Magic Eraser tool.

PHOTOSHOP: HISTORY BRUSH Tool




HISTORY BRUSH Tool is a tool that allows you to erase the changes of the images back to its original state.

PHOTOSHOP: CLONE STAMP




Clone stamp is a tool used in cloning portions of the image or it could also be the whole. This tool is also used to heal portions of the image.

PHOTOSHOP: BRUSH TOOL



This is a very traditional tool that is very present in every image editting software. You have the options whether to use pencil or brush.

PHOTOSHOP: SPOT HEALING BRUSH TOOL




Both of the tool listed in the image are for healing. The first in the rank is spot healing brush tool. This tool is used to heal a certain portion of the image, but the dis advantage of this one is that it doesn’t give you an option where to get the source of the image, only the system itself selects the color automatically.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

PHOTOSHOP: SLICE tool

SLICE tool






SLICE tool (K)- this tool is used to slice your large image into different pieces.

PHOTOSHOP: CROP Tool

CROP tool 






CROP tool (C) - it is used to crop the image and eliminate the mess. take for example, you want to make a 2x2 id picture from your 3r sized image. grab your crop tool from your tool box and crop

PHOTOSHOP: MAGIC WAND and QUICK selection Tool

MAGIC WAND and QUICK SELECTION tools





MAGIC WAND and QUICK SELECTION tools (W, SHIFT+W). this tools are used to select an area with same/similar colors. for example,

PHOTOSHOP: LASSO Tool

LASSO TOOLS





The LASSO TOOLS. we have three types of lasso tool. they are LASSO, POLYGONAL LASSO  and MAGNETIC LASSO tool. the keyboard shortcut for this is L . pressing SHIFT+L allows you to shift between lasso tool from your keyboard. for us to use the lasso tool,

PHOTOSHOP: ELLIPTICAL MARQUEE tool

ELLIPTICAL MARQUEE tool


ELLIPTICAL MARQUEE tool. the keyboard shortcut for this is "M" key. if you are going to right click on this tool, a drop down option will appear that enables you to select RECTANGULAR MARQUEE tool, SINGLE ROW MARQUEE tool, SINGLE COULUMN MARQUEE tool.

PHOTOSHOP: MOVE Tool

MOVE tool.



 it is used to select an object in you canvas and enables you to drag the image anywhere inside the canvas of even at the other active canvas. It also provides a " Transform Control " that allows you to transform, resize, skew the image.