To convert an alpha channel to a spot channel:

1 Do one of the following:

• Double-click the alpha channel thumbnail in the Channels palette.

• Select the alpha channel in the Channels palette, and choose Channel Options from the palette menu.

2 If needed, rename the channel.

3 Select Spot Color.

4 Click the color box, choose a color in the Color Picker dialog box, and click OK. (See "Using the Adobe Color Picker" on page 261.)

5 Click OK. The areas of the channel containing grayscale values are converted to spot color.

6 Choose Image > Adjustments > Invert to apply the color to the selected area of the channel.

Understanding Adobe Photoshop Features You Will Use

Understanding Adobe Photoshop Features You Will Use

Adobe Photoshop can be a complex tool only because you can do so much with it, however for in this video series, we're going to keep it as simple as possible. In fact, in this video you'll see an overview of the few tools and Adobe Photoshop features we will use. When you see this video, you'll see how you can do so much with so few features, but you'll learn how to use them in depth in the future videos.

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