I see users struggling to get just the right rectangular, or elliptical selection in Photoshop. Then painstakingly trying to add or delete the selection to get it just right. If this sounds familiar to you, try this great little feature. Choose Select > Transform Selection. Handles appear around your selection, you can then grab an […]
Q: How can you control the size and hardness of the Brush tool in Photoshop with keyboard shortcuts? A. With the Brush tool in Photoshop Selected, you can make your brush size smaller or larger by pressing the left ([) and right bracket keys (]). Make your Brush softer or harder by pressing Shift+Left bracket, […]
Recently I was teaching a team of designers about wrapping textures and patterns around objects in Photoshop. I thought that it was useful enough to create a tutorial to help others. I teach these techniques in the Illustrator Classes and Photoshop Classes that I teach. For this tutorial, you will need a copy of Adobe […]
Check out my free training video Video:Layout Grid to see how to build a great layout for your Windows 8 app. The use of the grid in Windows 8 apps goes back to it’s inspiration from Swiss graphic design, but it also helps the designer communicate information clearly. Learn how to use the grid to […]
We’ve recently released several chapters from my Photoshop Books as free Photoshop tutorials. These include tutorials Photoshop tutorials for CS5 along with tutorials for Photoshop CS6. Enjoy!