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In our previous lesson, we learned about the history background of AP (Adobe Photoshop). And the basic tools of adobe Photoshop (PS) use during working. In this is the second lesson how to use adobe Photoshop in this lesson

I will try to cover more and more area of adobe Photoshop in short but descriptive way so let’s ready to learn how to use adobe Photoshop (PS)

After this two lesson, I am sure you will be empowered to work with adobe Photoshop. So be active and attentive during reading these lesson

How To Use Adobe Photoshop and Create Your Own Graphics Lesson 2



How to use adobe Photoshop Palettes


There are more than 24 Palettes in adobe Photoshop such as layers palettes. Color palettes, adjustment palettes etc. You can use all that palettes according to your work requirement.

In adobe, Photoshop Palettes include everything from the tool box, to the options bar, and to the layer. Palettes are showing in right side of the adobe Photoshop.

It will make your work easy in a way to quick access into layers, switch mode, color mode, and add layers and many other things.



Layers in Adobe Photoshop


The layers palettes show every layer into your documents. No doubt use of layers in adobe Photoshop is more than any other function. In layer palettes, you can adjust your document, set visibility and opacity of any image

You can also apply invisible to hide any single layer from your document. You can also merge all of them. When you will open an image in Photoshop there in only one layer in layer palettes. Any change that you made will be shown in different layers such as if you apply a text effect an additional layer shell be created and so on.

Adjustment Palettes


In adobe Photoshop an adjustment palette is a place where you can create and change or edit adjustment layers. Through this, you can change color and tonal adjustment without permanent change the pixel of an image.

Adjustment is used to change or set a color or combination of color for further use. You can use such adjustment into many layers without working separately. Many kids of adjustment are present in adobe Photoshop as a default and can use to perform different effect into your image



Color Channels


All pictures are made by some primary colors the color channels shown that primary colors. As the adobe Photoshop given you different selection mode in color schemes such as RGB (Red, Green, and Blue), CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and key (black)), LAB colors and Grayscale.

When you are in RGB mode color show you red, green, and black color channels separately. All the images show 56 channels and all new channels shown you the same number of pixels and dimension as the real image.



Color Picker


Through color picker palettes you can easily choose the background and foreground of an image. I think it is the easiest method to quick access to a different range of color.

Color Switches


The color Switches is a place presenting different pre-defined colors. You can choose one of them according to your need, it is a quick access tool to swap into required color.

History in Adobe Photoshop


In adobe Photoshop you can alter your work anytime by the use of history palettes. As we know going flash back. There is another command such an undo or redo then what the reason behind history palettes.

Actually, the command undoes to go back you at one step at a time. On the other hand, you can go back much further through history like more than fifty (50) action



Text or Character


In our previous lecture, we were discussed about text tool as here we are going to explain text palettes.In text palettes you can make all type of adjustment into any text you created by the help of text tool or type tool. You can increase, decrees the size (width, height) of any text or apply different color through text palettes.

In text palettes you can make all type of adjustment into any text you created by the help of text tool or type tool. You can increase, decrees the size (width, height) of any text or apply different color through text palettes.

Menu in Adobe Photoshop


Like much other software adobe Photoshop also has a menu bar showing the top of the adobe Photoshop. This menu bar represents different menu such as a file edit, image, layers, type select, filter, 3D, view, window. It helps all option are hidden under all of this menu. All these menus had everything or all options present into the Photoshop. A detail about all that menus given below.

File In Menu Bar


Usually, the file menu handles new, opening, saving, or import or closing function. In adobe Photoshop under the file menu, more than one saving option are shown.uch as save, save as and some other such as save for the web, save for print etc.

Such as saving, save as and some other such as save for the web, save for print etc.



Edit in PS


Edit menu carry you undo, step forward, step backward, cut, copy, past, clear, check spelling.

You can find and replace and many other options, you can use all these options manually under different required atmosphere.

Image Menu


Image menu showing mode, adjustment, image size, canvas size, image rotation, crop, rotation and other options.

Under this menu options are designed to effect the image at once or at whole but many adjustments are applied to only a single layer



Layer Menu


In adobe Photoshop a single action acting by you into the canvas bring one new layer. Layers make your work more easy as a newly created layer work as a separate image and do not affect another image.

So you can easily delete any portion of the image and create more layers. Any layer menu brings you copy layer, new layer, change layer name, duplicate layer, layer adjustment. You can also create an adjustment layer and small object by this menu.

Select Menu


As you can select any portion of an image by lasso or marquee tools but the select menu brings different mode to that selection.

A different selection is mad with this menu as the select menu lets you select, deselect, reselect, inverse layer, find layer, isolate layer or modify layers.

Filter Menu


In adobe Photoshop filter menu can sharpen, distort, blur, and can also alter your image in many different ways.

Analysis Menu

Analysis palettes let you analysis with measurement tools.

3D Menu


3D images are given a more accurate look. It is an awesome feature of Photoshop. You can create 3D images by the using of adobe Photoshop more easily.

View Menu


There are different view option into view tool such as zoom in, zoom out, fit on the screen, print size, screen mode and many other.

Window Menu


You can show or hide different palettes into the adobe Photoshop screen such as adjustment, brush channels, history, color, layers and many other. You can also arrange windows and plates and also save them into window preset.

Help Menu


There is a help button present almost all version of adobe Photoshop. That can use to get any help about adobe Photoshop feature, you can make an online help through this help button.

There are many options appears when you hover over the help button in the menu and click such as Photoshop online help, Photoshop support center, about Photoshop, about the plugin and much more. You can choose your required help option and make batter

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Aksa Sahi I am a web developer and SEO expert and also an Economist, I earned the degree of (Hons) in Agricultural and resource Economics from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in 2013. Exploring the World of Technology and traveling the adventure place is my passion working as a teacher and as a freelance web developer. I love to explore the world of IT.

One comment

  1. Hey Aksa Sahi,
    Interesting post, Easy way to learning Adobe photoshops important tools! Great thanks for sharing this amazing post with us freely
    In Adobe photoshop, Layers tool, Color management tools are important. Who is expert in Layer functions, He can easily handling photoshop.
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