There are a lot of immense Photoshop tutorials online that will teach you all kinds of techniques and tricks, but sometimes you may find that the fundamentals of the tools are not always enclosed in the tutorials. If you’re looking to step up your Photoshop skills, understanding the basic tools and meaningful how they work will make a gigantic dissimilarity in your work.
This post features more than 23 tutorials that will teach you indispensable techniques in Photoshop. In addition to tools, we’ll also showcase some tutorials that cover the Photoshop basics of layers and actions.
Tool#1 : Pen Tool
The Pen Tool makes appearances crosswise almost the entire Adobe product range. Its purpose and performance varies depending on the application, but by mastering it you’ll find you work faster, smoother and with better results. This guide will give you a inclusive basis for working with the Pen Tool in Photoshop.
This tutorial explains how to master the pen tool in great detail, carefully walking you through all it’s features as you trace a penguin image.
When it comes to making selections in Photoshop, there’s really two types of people – those who know how to use the Pen Tool, and those who struggle.
Tool#2 : Selection Tool
One of the most important tools to learn in Photoshop are the selection tools. Selection tools allow you to select certain areas to add tons of effects to…
In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to look at how to get the most out of Photoshop’s basic selection tools, such as the Marquee tools or the Lasso tool. If all you’ve been using them for is to make a new selection every time, you’ve been missing out on their full potential. We’re going to see how you can add to an existing selection, how to subtract an area from an existing selection, and even how to intersect two selections and grab the area that overlaps. Once you become familiar with the full power of basic selections, they’ll seem a whole lot more useful to you.
NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to make quick work of making selections using Photoshop CS3’s Quick Selection tool.
Have you ever had difficulties making selections and consideration there was a improved way? Let’s review both quick solutions, and on the other side, inclusive and details techniques for making selections. Each approach has it’s place in your workflow. The more methods you know how to use, the quicker and more efficiently you’ll move in Photoshop.
Tool#3 : Brush Tool
Brushes can be used to make many cool effect, and you can make them just about any shape that you want.
Ever wanted to appreciate the details of creating and using Photoshop brushes, but didn’t know where to begin? Then look no additional! This article has a amalgamation of both creative and practical resources on Photoshop brushes. Get started with learning the ins and outs of Photoshop brushes.
The most used tool in Photoshop, and most likely one of the simplest to date is the Paint Brush tool. Your paint brush tool can be found on your toolbar.
In Photoshop, the painting tools are used to paint strokes, and fill areas with color or with colors that blend together. Knowing how to use the paint tools is a must for any artist who wishes to use Photoshop.
In this lesson, you’ll be introduced to Adobe Photoshop’s Toolbox, and a lot of the tools it has to offer. A solid understanding of the tools showcased in this tutorial will lead to better comprehension of Photoshop in general.