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Magic Wand and Quick Selection | Photoshop Beginner’s Tutorial
September 09, 2014

Aside from the Lasso-based tools, we can also use the Magic Wand when it comes to making selections in Photoshop. You can press and hold the Quick Selection Tool to choose the Magic Wand Tool. When yo

Lasso, Polygonal Lasso, Magnetic Lasso | Photoshop Beginner’s Tutorial
August 28, 2014

The purpose of making a selection, is so that you can make changes within a limited, and controlled area.There are a variety of tools you should consider when making selections in your image. There ar

Selective Color | Photoshop Beginner’s Tutorial
August 21, 2014

Selective Color is the go-to tool for simple color correction. Little need for masking, and no confusing RGB sliders. You just need someone to give you a little direction, and you will find how easy t

Vibrance | Photoshop Beginner’s Tutorial
August 13, 2014

Let’s say you have an image that’s looking pretty pale. When you want to adjust the saturation of an image, I normally don’t recommend using the Saturation Adjustment. Instead, what we’ll be using is

Levels | Photoshop Beginner’s Tutorial
August 07, 2014

When you want to create tonal changes the easiest and simplest way possible, your best bet is to use Levels. Simply go over to the Adjustments palette (or if it isn’t open yet, go to Window – Adjustme

Adjustment Layers | Photoshop Beginner’s Tutorial
July 13, 2014

Adjustment Layers work like tinted sheets of glass that you overlay on top of your image one at a time. It’s kind of like a tinted or colored light bulb. You can turn on/off the effect, or adjust the

Color Picker | Photoshop Beginner’s Tutorial
July 06, 2014

The Color Picker in Photoshop is used for a variety of different reasons. At a basic level, it can be used to choose a color, and then then you can paint with that color. Once you become more familiar

Spot Healing Brush | Photoshop Beginner’s Tutorial
June 29, 2014

Nearly every image can benefit from Cloning or Healing. It could be removing flyaway hair, dust on the lens, skin blemishes, or any of the other hundred things I could think of. Some corrections requi

Navigator, Hand, and Zoom Tools | Photoshop Beginner’s Tutorial
June 15, 2014

When it comes to navigating around your image, there are two tools and one palette that will come in really handy. This video will walk you through how to use the Navigator Palette, Hand Tool, and Zoo

History Palette | Photoshop Beginner’s Tutorial
June 08, 2014

Nobody is perfect. We all make mistakes, especially when it comes to perfecting our retouching. In those moments when you just can’t find the right adjustment for something, the History Palette comes