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Fundamentals, Software, Video Tutorial

Understanding Blending Modes in Photoshop

Whether you are color grading, manipulating tones, or creating a composite, understanding blending modes will help you achieve the desired result. This crash course by Jesús Ramirez of the Photoshop Training Channel breaks down the basic fundamentals of these...

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adobe launches youtube series
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Fundamentals, Software, Video Tutorial

Adobe Launches a YouTube Series for Beginners

This week, Adobe launched a new YouTube series of Photoshop tutorials aimed at beginners, called ‘3, 2, 1 … Photoshop!’This series of videos created by longtime Adobe evangelist Julieanne Kost, covers a useful sampling of tips and tricks for...

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Efficiency & Productivity, Fundamentals, Software

Customizing Your Workspace in Photoshop

Software: Adobe Photoshop Skill level: BeginnerWorkspaces A workspace, is the entire working area of Photoshop. It’s what encompasses all the menus, tools and panels. Simply put, it’s pretty much everything you can see and click within Photoshop.So it’s high time you dropped the...

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Industry & Community News, Software

Adobe Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Photoshop

Happy Birthday, Photoshop!We wouldn't be here if not for the existence of this wonderful software that gives us -retouchers, graphic designers, photographers and digital artists - wings to fly.Check out the Photoshop Anniversary timeline: Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel entertains...

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Efficiency & Productivity, Fundamentals

History, Caches & Good Work Habits For Better Photoshop Performance

Please read How to Set Preferences & Memory Usage for Peak Performance before you continue reading this article. History & Caches Simply put, keep History States and Cache Levels at their default settings, and get into the habit of working on separate Layers,...

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Fundamentals, Software

How to Set Preferences & Memory Usage for Peak Performance – Photoshop CC, CS6

Here are a few ways to enhance Photoshop performance:Optimize your current hardware Customize Performance Preferences in Photoshop Tailor your Photoshop work habits (read more: History, Caches & Performance-Friendly Work Habits)Hardware The faster the processor you’re using and the more random...

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