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Welcome to Photoshop Essentials, where everyone can learn Photoshop! We offer fun, exclusive, step-by-step tutorials for all skill levels, and all written with beginners in mind. From Photoshop Basics to Photo Editing and Retouching, Photo Effects, Text Effects and more!

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Photoshop’s Brush Tool Hidden Tips and Tricks

Learn secret, pro-level tips and tricks to use with Photoshop’s brushes and the Brush Tool, including the best ways to change your brush size, choose brush colors, switch between brush blend modes, and more!

How to Open Images in Photoshop CC

Learn all the ways to open images in Photoshop, including how to use the new Home Screen and the difference between opening JPEG and raw files!

Create A Starry Night Sky In Photoshop

Add a field of stars to your night skies with Photoshop! You’ll learn how to create stars in Photoshop, add a glow and color to the stars, and how to blend the stars with your image!

How to Calculate Image Size in Photoshop

Learn how Photoshop calculates the file size of your image, why the image size changes as you change the number of pixels, and how easy it is to figure out the file size on your own!

Photoshop Blend Modes Tips and Tricks

Blending images in Photoshop is easier than ever with these great blend mode tips and tricks! Includes a complete list of blend mode keyboard shortcuts!