The Lasso Tool in Photoshop Elements: Overview The Lasso Tool in Photoshop Elements lets you draw free-form selections to make curved selections. It shares the same button in the Toolbox with the Polygonal Lasso Tool and the Magnetic Lasso Tool. Because each tool behaves differently, you will have to look at how to use each
Watch Folders in Photoshop Elements: Overview If using Windows, you can specify watch folders in Photoshop Elements. Watch folders are folders the Organizer watches to look for new media you add to the folders. By default, the “My Pictures” folder is the default watch folder in Photoshop Elements. You can also specify additional folders
Rename Photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements: Overview You can rename photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements. An important part of organizing media files is giving the files names that easily let you find them when needed. You should rename files to give them a unique name that easily shows their content.
Lock Layers in Photoshop Elements: Overview You can fully or partially lock layers in Photoshop Elements to protect their contents. When you fully lock a layer, you protect all its contents from changes. Alternatively, you can apply a partial lock to the transparent pixels in a layer. Doing this then prevents changes only to
The Sponge Tool in Photoshop Elements: Overview You use the Sponge Tool in Photoshop Elements to make subtle changes to the color saturation of an area. To use the Sponge Tool in Photoshop Elements, select that button from the Toolbox and Tool Options Bar. Note that the Sponge Tool shares the same button in the
Blur or Sharpen Images in Photoshop Elements: Overview This lesson shows you how to blur or sharpen images in Photoshop Elements. The Blur Tool lets you soften hard edges and reduce fine detail in an image. The Blur Tool shares the same location as the Smudge Tool in the Toolbox within Photoshop Elements. Contrary
Remove Color in Photoshop Elements: Overview You can remove color in Photoshop Elements from an image on which you are working. Photoshop Elements gives you the “Remove Color” command to help you remove color from images in Photoshop Elements. This command gives you an easy way to remove color from an image or layer.
The Paint Bucket Tool in Photoshop Elements: Overview The Paint Bucket Tool in Photoshop Elements fills adjacent pixels that are similar in color value to pixels you select. It fills these pixels with either the selected foreground color or with a pattern. To use the Paint Bucket Tool in Photoshop Elements, click the “Paint