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!
Photoshop Basics Tutorials
New to Photoshop? Our exclusive Photoshop Basics tutorials are perfect for beginners and cover everything you need to know to get up and running quickly!
Check out our Photoshop Basics tutorials below, or download them as PDFs!
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.
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.
Need to apply Distort or Perspective transformations to type in Photoshop while keeping your text fully editable? Learn how Smart Objects make it easy!
Still using your computer’s operating system to open your photos? Learn how Adobe Bridge CC makes it easy to find, select and open your images into Photoshop!
New to Photoshop CC? Learn how to easily open your images into Photoshop, how to have multiple photos open at once, the difference between opening JPEG vs raw files, and more!
Learn all about the new darker dialog boxes in Photoshop CC, one of several changes to Photoshop’s interface that Adobe made as part of the November 2015 Creative Cloud updates.
Learn all about the new Start screen and Recent Files panel recently introduced to Photoshop CC in the November 2015 Creative Cloud updates.
Our complete guide to learning the many ways of transforming objects and selections with Free Transform in Photoshop, from Scale and Rotate to Skew, Distort, Perspective, Warp, and more!