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Welcome to Photoshop Essentials, where everyone can learn Photoshop! We offer fun, exclusive, step-by-step tutorials for all skill levels, and all written with beginners in mind. From Photoshop Basics to Photo Editing and Retouching, Photo Effects, Text Effects and more!
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Create a classic mirror image effect in Photoshop with this easy, step-by-step tutorial. Now fully updated for Photoshop CC 2019!
Learn how to quickly copy your layer effects and styles to other layers and layer groups in Photoshop!
Work faster in Photoshop by learning how to auto-select layers. This tutorial shows you how to auto-select single layers, multiple layers, and even layer groups!
Get more from the Photo Filter by learning how to sample filter colors directly from your images!
Learn how to boost contrast and bring your images to life using simple blend modes and adjustment layers in Photoshop!
Learn how to spray paint text onto a wall or other background with Photoshop!
Learn step-by-step how to slice text in Photoshop, and how to keep your text editable even after you slice it!
Learn how to turn a new photo into an old, vintage photo with Photoshop and its powerful Camera Raw Filter. Now updated for Photoshop CC 2019.
Add a field of stars to your night skies with Photoshop! You’ll learn how to create stars in Photoshop, add a glow and color to the stars, and how to blend the stars with your image!
Learn how to protect and promote your work online by adding contact and copyright details to your images with Photoshop!
Unlock the full power of Photoshop layer masks with over a dozen must-know tips and tricks. Learn how to copy, move, feather and fade layer masks, and more!
Learn how to easily create fun, symmetrical artwork and designs using the new Paint Symmetry feature in Photoshop CC 2019!
Learn everything you need to know to remove unwanted objects and repair images using Content-Aware Fill and its powerful new features in Photoshop CC 2019!
Photoshop CC 2019 changes the way we use Free Transform to scale and transform images and text, and adds new features to speed up your workflow!
Learn all about Live Type Previews, the Type Tool’s new Auto-Select feature, and more improvements to how we add type and edit text in Photoshop CC 2019!
The new Frame Tool in Photoshop CC 2019 makes it easier than ever to place images into shapes! Learn how to draw frames, how to place images into your frames, how to swap images with other images, and more!
Choosing layer blend modes in Photoshop is now easier than ever with blend mode live previews, a new feature in Photoshop CC 2019!
Learn how to add a simple border around your photo with Photoshop CC and CS6.
Our complete guide to cropping images in Photoshop includes how to use the Crop Tool, how to straighten images, crop photos to exact frame sizes, and more!
Learn how content-aware cropping in Photoshop CC can add more room to your photos by filling empty space with matching detail!
Learn how to easily crop and resize your photos to any frame size you need using the Crop Tool in Photoshop!
Learn how to crop your images and fix perspective distortions at the same time using the Perspective Crop Tool in Photoshop! For Photoshop CC and CS6.
Learn everything you need to know about resizing images in Photoshop, including how to resize for print, for the web and more, in this complete learning guide!
Need to resize pixel art? Learn how to enlarge your artwork and keep those blocky shapes looking crisp and sharp with Photoshop!
Still think you need to lower the resolution of your images in Photoshop before uploading them to the web? Learn why it’s just not true, and why image resolution has no effect at all on file size or download speed!
Learn how Photoshop calculates the file size of your image, why the image size changes as you change the number of pixels, and how easy it is to figure out the file size on your own!
Learn how easy it is to resize photos for emailing to family and friends, and for sharing online, using the Image Size command in Photoshop!
Learn everything you need to know to resize photos for print with Photoshop and get the highest quality prints every time!
Learn all about Photoshop CC’s powerful Image Size command and how to get the most from its great image resizing features!
Want the best results when resizing images in Photoshop? Start by learning all about pixels, image size and image resolution!
Set text on fire with Photoshop! Learn how to engulf your text in burning hot flames with this step-by-step fire text effect.
Blending images in Photoshop is easier than ever with these great blend mode tips and tricks! Includes a complete list of blend mode keyboard shortcuts!
Learn the Crop Tool essential tips and tricks to speed up your workflow when cropping images in Photoshop! For Photoshop CC and CS6.
Learn how to crop images, how to straighten images, and how to crop an image non-destructively using the Crop Tool in Photoshop CC. Complete step-by-step tutorial.
Unlock the power of Photoshop’s Distort and Perspective commands and transform text into 3D shapes with Photoshop!
Learn how to easily blend two images together like a Hollywood movie poster with Photoshop!
Learn how to easily turn a single image into a square photo collage in Photoshop! Step by step for Photoshop CC and CS6.
Learn how to save text effects with transparent backgrounds so you can move the effects onto any backgrounds you like!
Learn the fastest and easiest way to add watermarks to your images using the power of linked smart objects in Photoshop!
Learn how to scale and resize images in Photoshop without losing quality using the power of smart objects, and why smart objects look so much better!
Learn the best way to merge layers in Photoshop by merging them as editable smart objects, and how smart objects let us work with merged layers non-destructively!
Learn how to copy a smart object in Photoshop, an essential skill for creating layouts and templates. You’ll learn the difference between the New Layer via Copy command and New Smart Object via Copy, and which one will give you the results you need!
Take advantage of one of Photoshop’s most powerful features by learning how to edit and replace the contents of a smart object!
Still using Photoshop’s regular filters and damaging your images? Upgrade your skills to the power and freedom of editable, non-destructive Smart Filters!
Learn how to open and place images, raw files and even Adobe Illustrator files into Photoshop as editable, non-destructive Smart Objects!
Learn how to turn your photos into fun, colorful twirl art effects in Photoshop using Smart Filters and layer blend modes!
Learn not only how to place an image in text with Photoshop, but how to instantly place the same image in two, three or more Type layers at once!
Learn three easy ways to blend two images together in Photoshop, including the layer opacity option, blend modes and layer masks!
Create a colorful overlapping letters text effect in Photoshop, with colors that blend together where the letters overlap! You’ll learn how to convert text into shapes, how to move letters to separate layers, how to use blend modes, and more!
Learn how to easily blend text into clouds with Photoshop, as if your text is floating in the sky! We’ll create the effect using Photoshop’s Blending Options, and when we’re done, you’ll know how to blend text into any image or background you like!