How to add background color in photoshop?

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This article will guide you to adding background colors in photoshop with example.

Table of contents

  • Add background color.
  • Make a selection around the main subject.
  • Changes background.

Let’s start with the first step.

Step 1: Add background color.

In the Layers panel, click on the New Fill Layer and select Solid Color. When the Color Picker window pops up, select any color you want to add, and then press OK. This will fill your subject with the selected color.

Step 2: Make a selection around the main subject.

For Photoshop users not on the Creative Cloud, Head over to the Toolbar or press W on your keyboard. Use the Quick Selection tool and drag your cursor all over the subject to make a selection.

Photoshop, Quick, Selection

A moving dashed line, commonly referred to as the marching ants, will automatically show the areas marked by the tool. Refine the Selection with a Quick Mask Press the Q key on the keyboard to enter Quick Mask mode. This step applies a red overlay over the areas that are not selected.

Photoshop, Quick, Mask mode

Step 3: Change background.

To do that, switch to Brush from the Tool panelor simply press B on your keyboard. To edit the mask, paint the areas that you want to select by using the colors Black or White.

Note: the painted areas will then come out as Red and anything in this area will be hidden and will be part of the color change later.

Photoshop, Standard, Mode

when you follow the above steps then it will create a new background color and will show on the new background color available on photoshop.

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