February 17, 2009

Adding Canvas Using the Crop Tool

Missed this one and like it, Adding Canvas Using the Crop Tool, from the blog of Adobe evangelist

"To use the Crop tool to add canvas to your image, drag out a crop and release the mouse. Then, drag the crop handles outside of the image area and apply the crop. The area outside of the image will be added to the canvas. Note: to add transparency around the image (instead of filling the added space with the background color) convert the Background into a layer by selecting Layer > New > Layer From Background (or by double clicking on the word Background in the Layers panel)."

Julieanne has many more tips and feature coverage in video, for example Photshop CS4 and Camera Raw; here's a braindump of PS quick tips:

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