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How To Keep Photoshop CC Up To Date

How To Keep Photoshop CC Up To Date

If you’re an Adobe Creative Cloud subscriber, you always have access to the very latest version of Photoshop. Learn how to make sure that your copy of Photoshop CC is always up to date!
How To Reset The Toolbar In Photoshop CC

How To Reset Your Toolbar In Photoshop CC

Photoshop’s Tools panel (the Toolbar) always displays the last tools you selected, which can be confusing as you’re trying to learn. Thankfully, Photoshop CC now makes it easy to instantly restore your original, default tool layout!
Photoshop Layers Shortcuts

Photoshop Layers Essential Power Shortcuts

From creating, copying and selecting layers to blend modes, clipping masks and more, learn how to speed up your Photoshop workflow with these essential layers shortcuts!
Photoshop New Background Layer Action

Creating A New Background Layer Action In Photoshop

Need to quickly free yourself from Photoshop’s Background layer limitations? Learn how to replace your default Background layer with a new one from scratch and how to save the steps as a time-saving action!
The Background Layer in Photoshop CS5

The Background Layer In Photoshop CC

In this tutorial in our Photoshop Layers series, learn all about the Background layer in Photoshop CC, why it’s different from normal layers, and how to get around its limitations.
Understanding Layers in Photoshop

Understanding Layers In Photoshop

New to Photoshop layers? In this easy-to-follow, step-by-step lesson, learn the basics of what layers are, how they work, and why knowing how to use layers is such an essential Photoshop skill.