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2010 / by hannah -

Free Christmas Sale repeating background

Use the tile below to create a free Christmas Sale background for your website. To use the Christmas Sale tile as a paint bucket background for design work in Photoshop open the tile in Photoshop and choose Edit > Define Pattern.

2010 / by hannah -

Free snowflake repeating background

Use the tile below to create a free snowflake pattern background for your website. To use the snowflake tile as a paint bucket background for design work in Photoshop open…

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How to create a vector snowflake in photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to create a snowflake vector shape in photoshop. You will be able to scale up and down the final shape without rastoration, so whatever size you need the final snowflake at, you will be able to follow the measurements given in this tutorial. If you do work at a different size you will need to keep the measurements in proportion although the angles used will remain the same.

2010 / by hannah -

How to create custom keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop

Keyboard shortcuts are fantastic tools to speed up processes and work at speed in Photoshop. You may find that some processes that you regulary use do not have a keyboard shortcut associated with them. One simple process that I use several times a day is to use the ‘flatten image’ option within the layers menu. There isn’t a shortcut programmed for this in Photoshop. But if you follow the process below you can set a keyboard shortcut to flatten images or use this method to setup or modify a keyboard shortcut for any other Photoshop menu option.

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Photoshop Beginners guide to Layers

In this tutorial you will find a basic description of how to use the layers palette and layers in Photoshop. When I was first learning photoshop it was the layers palette that took me the longest to understand! Part 1 covers the basics of new layer properties, the effect different tools have on individual layers and layer order and how these are displayed on the canvas.

2010 / by hannah -

Photoshop Beginners guide to Layers Part 1

In this tutorial you will find a basic description of how to use the layers palette and layers in Photoshop. When I was first learning photoshop it was the layers palette that took me the longest to understand! Part 1 covers the basics of new layer properties, the effect different tools have on individual layers and layer order and how these are displayed on the canvas.

2010 / by hannah -

How to batch re-name photos in Photoshop

There is a really quick and simple way to batch re-name files in Photoshop using Adobe Bridge. Follow this tutorial to learn how easy it is! The Photoshop batch re-naming tool uses various different methods to re-name the files, you can use a naming method, sequencial numbering and more. 6 easy steps…

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Photoshop Design Tools – Gridulator

Using grids in web design is a must. The process of using a design grid helps to give a strong visual but also a solid structual balance to the design. The design grid is used at the initial Photoshop design stage but should also be used throughout front end development to ensure that elements are consistantly aligned.