Al's Photoshop TutorialOld Course (Versions 4.0 through 6.x)

The Solid Color Background

This one's the easiest. Simply select the Background layer (Or, if you've deleted that, make a new layer behind everything else), select the color you want, and fill it. If you want a shadow, like the one in the demo to the right, just draw on this background layer with a black airbrush. Since this layer is behind everything else, it won't affect anything but the background.

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