Category: The Basics

2012 / by hannah -

Photoshop Square Brushes

This whole set of square brushes comes with Photoshop and they just need to be loaded into your brush palette to enable you to start using them. To load the…

2011 / by hannah -

How to Install Actions in Photoshop

Actions are used in Photoshop to speed up processes where you have to complete a process multiple times like resizing a batch of images for example. They can also be…

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.

2010 / by hannah -

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.