Are you in search of some top photoshop tips for beginners? If you are just starting out as a designer, the more tips, tricks and tutorials you learn the more refined your skills will be. We have put together a list of our top photoshop tips to help you get started on a more stable foundation!
5 Photoshop tips for beginners
1. Quick “select layer” tip
Use Command/Control for auto-selecting layers with the Move Tool as well as making lasso selections with this method.
2. Open a file with a double click
The grey area/background in Photoshop can be double clicked to open the “open file” window.
3. Positioning a selection
Once you have selected a shape or created a selection around an image, but it’s not in the right spot, just press Shift and click down on your mouse pad to move the selection into position.
4. How to create a Layer Group Shortcut
Firstly, Command/Control click on top level Layer Group arrows to open/close all top level Layer Groups
Then Alt click on Layer Group arrows to open/close all Nested Layer Groups
Lastly, Command/Control Alt click on the top level Layer Group arrows to open/close all top level Layer Groups and all Nested Layer Groups.
5. Can’t undo more than 3 times?
Go to Edit, select Preferences, then Performance, and set it to 100.
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Learn Photoshop one-step at a time, and before you know it, you will be whizzing through projects like a pro!