Deke’s Techniques 543: Building a Better Screenshot (of Photoshop) in Photoshop

In this week's free Deke's Techniques movie, Deke pulls back the meta-curtain and shares some techniques for building a better (Photoshop) screenshot in, well, Photoshop.This technique was born during our recent update to the Photoshop Channels and Masks book that we're currently working on. Basically, when you want to show a Photoshop screenshot that actually shows a selection (i.e. the marching ants are visible), then you need to boost those white and black dashes artificially if you want them to be seen. Enter the ability to create a shape layer from a selection. To create bigger, bolder ants, (Read more...)