All posts tagged "beginners"

  • Poor old jpeg

    I saw a thread on a Photoshop discussion board where several people basically said, “don’t ever use jpeg to save your files”, with the reason...

  • VIDEO: Scaling Graphics

    This video gives a quick overview of the difference between scaling graphics made of pixels and vectors.

  • VIDEO: Path Editing Basics

    In this video I take a look at the basics of working with paths

  • Type 101

    Adding some text in Photoshop is easy, right? Just click with the Type tool, start typing and voila, text! Well, like a lot of things...

  • Choosing Colors

    Choosing Colors Before you paint with a brush, create a shape layer or fill a selection, you have to choose the foreground color. Like many...

  • Printing “Template”

    How to create a “template” for printing that will automatically sharpen your photo ready for printing.

  • 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...