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Frame an Image inside a Shape or Text using Photoshop

Clipping masks are a great method for masking part of an image without deleting pixels. In this tutorial, we will be using a shape to hide part of a photo. We will also be working with Photoshop’s filters, patterns, custom shapes, text, and blend modes.

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The RGB Color Wheel

RGB stands for Red-Green-Blue, which are the primary colors of light. RGB is the color mode used on computer monitors because they shine light into your eyes. When you add all three RGB primary colors together, you get pure white light. That’s why RGB is called “additive color”. After the jump, learn more!

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The Photoshop CS4 Workspace

When working with Photoshop tutorials here, elsewhere on the Web, or in books, it pays to memorize the main components of the Photoshop CS4 workspace. After the jump, I describe the components I will refer to the most in my tutorials.

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CS4 Design Premium Arrives on my Doorstep

I finally own the Adobe CS4 Design Premium suite, and I installed it last night. I will post mini-guides for the following interfaces very soon: Photoshop CS4 Illustrator CS4 Dreamweaver CS4 I am so hyperventilating with excitement!

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The Photoshop Color Picker

The Color Picker in Photoshop allows you to set the color for the foreground, the background, text, and other aspects of a Photoshop design. After the jump is a summary of the main parts of the Color Picker, and how to get the exact color you want out of the 16.8 millions colors that are […]