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How to Use Kuler to Find and Share Color Themes in Photoshop CS6

The resources available for Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 are extensive. Kuler is an online community that provides color themes for you to browse, download, create, edit, and upload for sharing with [more…]

How to Set Up Your Work Environment in Photoshop CS6

One aspect of color management that people often overlook when using Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 is setting up a good working environment for digital image editing. You may wave your hand impatiently [more…]

How to Calibrate Your Monitor in Photoshop CS6

Calibrating your monitor of your monitor ensures that when you are working in Photoshop CS6, your monitor doesn’t display any red, green, or blue colorcasts [more…]

How to Establish Your Color Settings in Photoshop CS6

After you calibrate your monitor, establish the color settings in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 and make sure they’re the right match for your intended output. You set up these settings in the Color [more…]

How to Use RGB Working Spaces in Photoshop CS6

When you select one of the predefined color settings, the first group of settings that Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 plugs in contains your working spaces. [more…]

How to Use CMYK Working Spaces in Photoshop CS6

When you choose one of the predefined color settings in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6, those colors settings become your working spaces. Working spaces [more…]

How to Use the Art History Brush Tool in Photoshop CS6

The Art History Brush tool in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 is an interesting variation on the plain old History Brush tool. Both tools paint over an image by using information from a previous state [more…]

How to Set Color Management Policies in Photoshop CS6

After you establish working color spaces in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6, the next step is to establish the default color-management policy for each color mode. In other words, you need to tell Photoshop [more…]

How to Get Consistent Color across Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign CS6

With the advent of Adobe Bridge, getting consistent color in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and across all your Creative Suite applications is merely a button click away. Just follow these steps: [more…]

How to Proof Colors (Soft Proofing) in Photoshop CS6

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 allows you to preview onscreen how your image will look on a variety of output devices. First, choose View→Proof Setup and select your desired setup. The Working options [more…]

How to Undo and Revert in Photoshop CS6

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 is very forgiving. This image editor offers many different ways to reverse actions, undo what you did, reapply effects you’ve cancelled, and change your mind as often as [more…]

How to Use the History Panel in Photoshop CS6

The History Panel (Choose Window→History) in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 is like a recipe that lists the steps that you took to cook up your image to its present state. By using the History panel, [more…]

How to View an Image’s Various States in Photoshop CS6

In Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6, you can move back to any state listed in the History panel, remove a state to cancel a step, or perform other time-travel stunts by using the History panel. Here are [more…]

How to Use the History Options Dialog Box in Photoshop CS6

In Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6, the History panel has five options that change its behavior. To access these options, select History Options from the History panel pop-up menu, which opens the History [more…]

How to Take a Snapshot in Photoshop CS6

In Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 5, snapshots can be useful when making large changes. Snapshots are duplicates of your image at a particular point in time, similar to saving a document with an alternate [more…]

How to Use the Erase to History Option in Photoshop CS6

When using Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6, use the Eraser with the Erase to History option when a portion of an earlier state or snapshot contains information that you want to include in an image that [more…]

How to Use the History Brush Tool in Photoshop CS6

In Adobe Photoshop CS6, you can use the History Brush tool to apply an image area from a different state or snapshot to your current state. Use this tool to restore a portion of an image to an earlier [more…]

How to Use the Fill with History Feature in Photoshop CS6

The Fill with History Feature in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 is useful when you want to be selective. If you can easily select the area that you want to replace with a specific state, you can use [more…]

How Color Settings Work in Photoshop CS6

After you define your color profiles in the Color Settings dialog box in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 works, you may want to get a handle on how these newly established settings affect how Photoshop [more…]

How to Use Monotone, Duotone, Tritone, and Quadtone in Photoshop CS6

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 has the ability to help you create black and white images. However, there are multiple options for doing this that are not limited to Grayscale: [more…]

How to Use the Actions Panel in Photoshop CS6

Not surprisingly, Adobe Photoshop CS 6 has a panel dedicated to the automation of various chores. To view the Actions panel, choose Window→Actions or click the Actions icon in the panel dock. You can view [more…]

How Vector and Raster Images Work in Adobe Photoshop CS6

Digital images fall into two camps in Photoshop CS6 — vector images, which are created by mathematical formulas, and raster images, which are made up of pixels arranged in a grid. Photoshop CS6 allows [more…]

How to Use Vector Images in Photoshop CS6

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 gives you multiple tools to work with. You'll be better equipped if you know how to use vector and raster images. Here are a few tips for vector images. [more…]

How to Crop Out Background Clutter in Photoshop CS6

In Adobe Photoshop CS6, you can easily crop out distracting background clutter to put your primary subject on center stage. Use the Crop tool to alter images when you want to narrow in on a specific subject [more…]

Photoshop CS6: Tools and Commands to Crop, Trim, and Straighten Images

Photoshop CS6 offers multiple options when you need to crop, trim, or straighten images. Choose from the new Perspective tool, the marquee tool, or the Ruler tool. You can also use the Trim command or [more…]

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