Learn how to easily open your images, how to have multiple photos open at once, the difference between opening JPEG vs raw files, and more, in the latest version of Photoshop CC!
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!
Adobe has completely redesigned the New Document dialog box in Photoshop CC 2017, but the original, legacy version is still around. Learn how to easily switch between the two versions, and how the legacy version works!
Learn how the redesigned New Document dialog box in Photoshop CC 2017 makes it easy to create new Photoshop documents, either from presets or using your own custom settings!
The Start workspace is a great feature in Photoshop, but not everyone will want to use it. Learn how to disable the Start workspace while still being able to create new documents and open your images!
Learn all about the updated Start workspace in Photoshop CC and how it lets us create new documents, open images and re-open our recent files, all from one convenient screen!
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!
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 acting strange? Menu items disappearing? Tools misbehaving? Learn how to fix it by resetting Photoshop’s Preferences file, including a brand new way in Photoshop CC 2015!
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!
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!
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.