Getting Started

  • Make Your Life Simpler with Actions

    The concept of an Action is simple: record one or more operations in Photoshop that you can then run any time you need that operation...

  • The Power of Keyboard Shortcuts

    It seems that Beginners are often told not to worry about learning keyboard shortcuts until “later” – that using shortcuts is more “advanced”. To some...

  • Getting started with Styles

    Layer Styles can turn flat basic graphics into shiny, bevelled, colored designs, with little effort. And you can easily copy styles onto other layers or...

  • Resolution and Image Size 101

    It has the potential to be one of the most confusing topics in Photoshop: resolution and image size. How big should I make it? What...

  • Patterns 101

    Not exactly one of the most glamorous features of Photoshop, patterns do have some important uses. To understand how patterns work, think floor tiles: you...