In previous article I covered menu bar and option bar. Today, toolbar! Photoshop toolbar is very important part of photoshop. Learning functions of all photoshop tools is must for photoshop beginner . In this tutorial I will cover functions of few important tools.I will cover all tools in detail afterwards. I am going to explain toolbar of photoshop CS 6 (latest version) . If you have previous version, no problem! Photoshop CS 6 has some new tools but many tools are same and functions are similar as previous version.
First check whether toolbar is visible or not! If toolbar is not present then go to menu ‘Window’ on menu bar and click on option ‘tools’ , present at bottom of drop down list.
2. Marquee tool (M)
This tool is used to select rectangular shaped areas. Then selected areas can be copied and pasted on new layers. To select perfect square , hold shift key and draw. To move selection, place your mouse pointer inside selection and drag area by holding left mouse key. Changes you do on image are restricted to the selected area.
6.Eyedropper tool (I)
Basic function of this tool is to select color of pixel on which you clicked. Generally used to set foreground or background color.
It was just overview of photoshop tools. I will cover each tool in detail later. Any doubt, leave your valuable comment !