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Even the best software in the world can take a lot of time to learn, but our thoroughly tested tutorials let you sharpen your skills and finish your projects faster. No matter what your current skill level is, these simple, step-by-step guides help to turn complex projects into learning experiences, and our authors are standing by to answer your questions and comments.

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How to Change Opacity in Photoshop

There are multiple ways to change the Opacity in Photoshop. The quickest way is to adjust the slider beside Opacity in the Layer’s Panel.  Greetings to you, internet reader. I’m glad you found this tutorial to aid you in your Photoshop quest. I’m Jayde, and I’ve been...

How to Add Keyframes in Adobe After Effects

Keyframes are the cornerstone of animation in After Effects, allowing you to create movement, change properties over time, and bring your projects to life. To create a Keyframe in After Effects, simply click the stopwatch icon next to a property. Hi there, I'm Zoe, a...

How to Use the Liquify Tool in Photoshop

The Liquify Tool is used to change the shape of anything in Photoshop. Like all of Photoshop’s tools, it is extremely helpful and easy to get the hang of. First, convert your layer into a smart object so that our filter becomes a smart filter. Go to Filter >...

How to Curve Text in Photoshop

With your Text layer selected, you can use the Free Transform Tool (keyboard shortcut Ctrl/Command + T) to curve text. In the action bar, you can also find Warp options to arch or curve text.  Hello! I’m Jayde, and I’ve been using Photoshop for many years to...

How to Change the Color of a Logo in Photoshop

You can quickly change the color of your logo in Photoshop using Color Overlay or going to Image > Adjustments > Replace Color. Once you select a color with the eyedropper tool, click on the colored square that says Result and select a new color to replace it with....

How to Change Canvas Size in Photoshop

Once you’ve opened Photoshop with a document or new file, you can change your canvas size in the Properties panel. Toggle the link on if you want to retain the same width-to-height ratio. Alternatively, you can change your canvas size by using the Crop tool. Click and...

How to Make an Image Black and White in Photoshop

You can make a great black-and-white image in Photoshop by adding an adjustment layer for the Gradient Map. Click on the gradient bar in the Properties panel to adjust the color ratio and smoothness. Alternatively, you may add an adjustment layer for Black and White....

How to Straighten an Image in Photoshop

Straighten your image in Photoshop by selecting the Crop tool. Check off Content Aware Fill in the action bar, then click on the Straighten icon. Click and drag a line from one side of the horizon to the other. With your image straightened, you have an opportunity to...

How to Warp Text in Photoshop

You can warp text in Photoshop by right-clicking on the layer in the Layers Panel to Convert to Smart Object, then, using the shortcut Ctrl/Command + T to activate Free Transform. Right-click inside the box that appears around the text and right-click to select Warp....

How to Duplicate Layers in Photoshop

There are many ways to duplicate layers or selections in Photoshop. For example, with a layer selected, hold Option/Alt and click and drag the layer to create a copy. You may also use the shortcut Ctrl/Command + J or click and drag your layer down to the New Layer...

How to Invert Selection in Photoshop

You can invert your selection within a layer or mask by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl/Command + I or by going to Image > Adjustments > Invert. Alternatively, you can inverse a selection using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl/Command + Shift + I, or go to the...

How to Batch Edit in Photoshop

If you’ve heard of Adobe Photoshop actions, then you know how much it can optimize your editing workflow to save time and energy. Imagine you have to edit 15 photos the same way - instead of going through them one by one, you can create a Photoshop action and apply it...

How to Remove Glasses Glare in Photoshop

Have you ever captured an amazing photo, only to later realize the glare ruins your portrait shot? Well, lucky for you this tutorial will walk you through how to fix this issue with ease in Adobe Photoshop! My name is Skyler. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to...

How to Change Text Color in Photoshop

Have you ever wanted to create a more impactful graphic or typeface, but don’t know how to change the color in Photoshop? Choosing the right color can make or break your designs, so you’ll want to understand all the options available for choosing the correct ones! My...

How to Delete and Clear Files in Photoshop

Knowing how to delete your files is key knowledge for any creative designer or photographer. From deleting temporary files to decluttering your home screen, or even permanently deleting projects in your Photoshop library.  My name is Skyler, and I’ve been using...

How to Duplicate a Composition in After Effects

Duplicating a composition is essential for modifying a project version without changing the original. You can either manually duplicate the composition and its nested compositions from the Project Panel or streamline the process using a plugin like True Comp...

How to Center Text in Adobe After Effects

Centering text in After Effects makes your videos look neat and professional. It's key to getting your message across in a clear, visually appealing, and effective way. You can use the Paragraph or Align panel to quickly center text in After Effects. I’m Zoe, a...

How to Export After Effects to MP4

To export an MP4 from an After Effects project, use Adobe Media Encoder by adding your composition to the Media Encoder Queue and selecting H.264 as the format. Hi there! I'm Zoe, a graphic designer and illustrator. When I started using After Effects, I used to export...

How to Enhance a Photo in Photoshop

Photo enhancement is the editing process in which you make your good photographs great - often utilizing complex Photoshop tools or features to perfect and produce eye-catching imagery.  My name is Skyler, and I’ve been using Photoshop on a personal and...

How to Change Eye Color in Photoshop

Have you ever wanted to accomplish a complex photo manipulation like changing someone's eye color realistically and professionally? Well, thankfully Photoshop has all the tools we need to accomplish this task without much fuss!  My name is Skyler, and I’ve been...

How to Remove Green Screen in Photoshop

Green screens are a commonly utilized tool in this digital age, and it’s worth understanding how to use them in different programs to incorporate backdrops and media effects! Of course, this means learning how to remove them correctly. So where do we start? My name is...

How to Apply Color Correction to Images in Photoshop

If you’ve ever attempted manipulating or color-correcting images, you’ll know how difficult it can be to make aesthetically pleasing edits. If you don’t match the colors or lighting correctly, it’s extremely hard to recreate your images attractively! So what can we...

How to Add or Remove an Expression in After Effects

Adding and removing expressions in After Effects simplifies animation, cutting down on keyframes and offering more project flexibility. Hi, I’m Zoe, a graphic designer. I remember working on a project where I needed a repetitive motion, and manually keyframing it was...

How to Fade In or Fade Out Audio in After Effects

Knowing how to fade audio in After Effects enhances the emotional impact and pacing of your visuals. It's achieved by adjusting the Audio Levels using keyframes on the timeline. Hey there! I'm Zoe, a graphic designer and enthusiast of all things related to visual...

How to Use the Lasso Tool in Photoshop

The classic Lasso Tool is by far one of the most useful tools in Photoshop’s ever-expanding arsenal! Plus, it’s true to its namesake. It’s essentially a digital lasso that can round up and capture any images you’d like to isolate on your canvas.  My name is...

How to Make Pixel Art in Photoshop

If you’re a part of the gaming community in any capacity, you’ve probably seen some otherworldly retro games! It’s amazing how you can create crazy works of art from tiny, bit-sized pixels. If you’ve ever wondered how to begin making your own pixel art, then look no...

How to Play Video or Preview in After Effects

Previewing is essential in video editing and animation, enabling you to check your work with a quick spacebar glimpse or a detailed Numpad-0 RAM preview, without needing a final render. Hi, I'm Zoe, a graphic designer and avid After Effects user. For anyone familiar...

How to Extend Timeline in Adobe After Effects

Are you struggling to fit all your content into the limited timeline in Adobe After Effects? You can extend the length of your timeline by going to Composition > Composition Settings and entering a new duration. I'm Zoe, a graphic designer who has faced the same...

How to Save Photoshop as a JPEG

You can save a Photoshop file as a JPEG by going to File > Save a Copy. If you’re working with an older version of Photoshop, you may be able to save a Photoshop file as a JPEG by going to File > Save As. Or go to File > Export > Export As which gives you different...

How to Sharpen an Image in Photoshop

You can sharpen an image in Photoshop using the Sharpen tool. You can also use Filters and Effects to sharpen or eliminate the blur of an image. Hello! I’m Jayde, and today I will show you how to sharpen an image in Photoshop by going over four methods. The first is...

How to Remove or Undo Easy Ease in After Effects

Easy Ease in After Effects smooths the start and stop speeds of animations for a more natural feel. To revert to linear interpolation, click on the keyframes with Easy Ease while holding Ctrl (Windows) or Alt/Option (Mac). Hi there! I'm Zoe, back with another After...

How to Remove Green Screen in Adobe After Effects

Transforming your videos by removing backgrounds and introducing new elements is a dynamic technique. In After Effects, the KeyLight effect makes green screen removal straightforward and effective. Hello, I'm Zoe, an illustrator and graphic designer. Mastering green...

Is Clip Studio Paint Free?

Clip Studio Paint is not free, but it's available for a 3-month trial period without any charge. But after that, you'll need to decide if you want to buy the software by paying a subscription or as a one-time purchase. Hi, I'm Zoe, and I work as an illustrator and...

How to Use Symmetrical Ruler in Clip Studio Paint

The symmetrical ruler in Clip Studio Paint enables artists of all levels to effortlessly create visually captivating and balanced compositions. By automatically mirroring your strokes, it not only saves time but also ensures complete accuracy, making it ideal for...

How to Use Blending Modes in Clip Studio Paint

Blending modes determine how two layers interact with each other, allowing for a variety of effects, from subtle color shifts to dramatic texture overlays. Hi, I'm Zoe, an illustrator who has made Clip Studio Paint my main tool of trade. Blending modes have truly...

How to Slow Down a Video in After Effects

To slow down a video in After Effects, you can use the Time Stretch function for a quick adjustment, or Time Remapping for precise control. For more high-quality slow motion, apply the TimeWarp effect with keyframe adjustments.  Hi, I’m Zoe, an illustrator and...

How to Freeze Frame in After Effects

Freeze frames are a versatile tool in video editing, allowing you to pause the action at a crucial moment for dramatic emphasis or to create unique effects. In After Effects, creating a freeze frame is as simple as right-clicking and selecting Time > Freeze Frame....

How to Change T-Shirt Colors in Photoshop

If you’ve ever tried manipulating images, you’ll know how difficult it can be to make a realistic-looking edit. When you don’t match the colors or the tone of the lighting correctly, the image no longer looks unified, ultimately giving it an unrealistic appearance. ...

How to Use Photoshop Actions

If you’ve never heard of Adobe Photoshop actions, you’re missing out on optimizing your editing workflow and saving time and energy. If you’ve ever had to apply the same effects or series of actions to multiple images, then you know how great the potential of this...

How to Color Match in Photoshop

If you’ve ever tried compositing images, you’ll know how difficult it can be to make a realistic-looking edit. If you don’t match the colors or lighting correctly, it’s a dead giveaway that the photo has been manipulated. So how do we accomplish this in Photoshop? My...

How to Create 3D Text Effects in Photoshop

Ever wonder how to make your text really pop off the page? Why not add a 3D effect? This can easily add a much-needed selling point to your slogans, brand names, or title pages. Not to mention you can take things a step further by adding 3D textures and filters that...

How to Change the Color of a Solid in After Effects

Knowing how to use solids and change their color is essential for creating backgrounds, visual effects, or just adding a splash of color to your projects. It can be achieved by navigating to Layer > Solid Settings and picking a new color. Hi there! I'm Zoe, an...

How to Speed Up Video in After Effects

Speeding up videos in After Effects adds energy to your footage and can be done easily with Time Stretch for quick changes, Time Remapping for specific sections, and TimeWarp for advanced control. Hi there, I’m Zoe! As a graphic designer, I often find myself needing...

How to Smooth or Feather Edges in Photoshop

There are many ways to smooth and feather edges in Photoshop. First, you may want to try using the Blur tool. Evenly blur all the edges of your image or layer first by creating a layer mask of your object, then go to Select and Blur to edit the Feathering, Contrast,...

How to Mirror an Image in Photoshop

You can mirror an image in Photoshop by duplicating it and using Free Transform to move the reference point to the mirrored side and flip the copy horizontally or vertically. To expand your visible canvas, go to Image > Reveal All. Hello! I am glad you’re here and...

How to Fade an Image in Photoshop

The ability to fade your images is a very useful skill to have as a designer! Whether you edit photos as a part of your creative career or simply want to overlay these effects to achieve different design elements like a vintage aesthetic or filter - there are plenty...

How to Save PSD Files as PNG

Understanding how to properly export a PNG file while keeping the transparency in your images and designs intact is an important skill to have when working in Photoshop. If you have a logo design without a background or stickers that require translucency in your...

How to Group Layers in After Effects

With complex animation projects and multiple clips, organizing your workspace is crucial. While After Effects might not offer traditional layer grouping like some other software, it provides handy tools to keep your projects structured and manageable. Hello again! I'm...

How to Duplicate Layers in Adobe After Effects

Whether you want to create multiple copies of the same layer or use it as a starting point for different effects, duplicating layers is a crucial technique that can save you time and effort. It can be done by selecting the layer and using the Ctrl + D (Windows) or...

How to Remove Specific Colors from Images in Photoshop

When it comes to the tools Photoshop offers us, there are multiple that are suited to removing one or more colors from an image! So if you’re looking to save a significant amount of time and find the best tool for the job, you've come to the right place. My name is...

How to Save Your Photoshop Files as a PDF

When first learning how to properly export all your files in Photoshop, it can be intimidating to get right. For example - if you want to be able to keep editing your file after saving or exporting, you’ll need to take different steps than you normally would!...

How to Underline Text with Custom Styles in Photoshop

When it comes to underlining text in Photoshop, I'm happy to tell you that you’ve got it easy! Photoshop editing capabilities resemble other commonly used software like Microsoft Word or Google Docs so you’ve probably already got some common ground and understanding...

How to Create Custom Brushes in Clip Studio Paint

In Clip Studio Paint, you can design a brush tip and register it as a material to create custom brushes. Once registered, assign this tip to a brush and adjust its settings to fit your needs. Hello, I'm Zoe, a digital artist. When I first delved into Clip Studio...

How to Move Anchor Point in After Effects

The anchor point in After Effects is what defines the center of rotation, scaling, and position. Adjusting the anchor point helps achieve specific visual outcomes that wouldn't be possible with a fixed, central anchor point. Hello, I'm Zoe, a graphic designer. Many...

How to Export Transparent Video After Effects

Exporting transparent videos in After Effects gives you creative flexibility and lets you smoothly combine elements in different applications. QuickTime is the best format for transparent videos and PNG is for transparent image sequences. Hi there, I’m Zoe, an...

How to Make and Save a Brush in Photoshop

You can make a brush in Photoshop with any selected brush settings, a doodle, a design, or an image. Simply have your brush selected and changed, or select your black or black and white design and go to Edit > Define Brush Preset and name it whatever you’d like.  You...

How to Add Brushes to Photoshop

You can add brushes to Photoshop by clicking on the settings wheel in the Brushes panel. Go to Get More Brushes or Import Brushes if you already have brush files (.abr) saved.  Find where you saved the brushes you downloaded and click on Load. Now your brushes...

How to Resize a Layer in Photoshop

You can resize a layer by selecting it in the layers panel and using the shortcut Ctrl/Command + T to activate the Free Transform tool. In this mode, a box with corners will appear over your layer, making it easy to resize. You can also go to Edit > Transform >...

How to Blur Background in Photoshop

You can blur the background of an image in Photoshop by using the Blur tool or a layer mask and filter. This involves copying the image layer and selecting your subject before using the blur tool or layer mask. Hello! I’m Jayde, I started learning Photoshop in 2009,...

How to Deselect in Photoshop

You can deselect in Photoshop by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl/Command + D. Alternatively, go to the overhead menu and choose Select > Deselect. You do need to use one of the selection tools, such as the Marquee, Lasso, or Quick Selection Tool to make a selection....

How to Crop in Adobe After Effects

Whether you're looking to focus on a specific area, change the aspect ratio, or just get creative with your video composition, knowing how to crop effectively can transform your video projects. Hello! I'm Zoe, a graphic designer with a background in illustration. When...

How to Cut/Split a Clip in Adobe After Effects

Knowing how to split, trim, or cut a clip in After Effects allows for precise editing, enabling you to isolate specific segments and remove unwanted portions of your footage.  Hi, I'm Zoe, and as an illustrator who's ventured into the realm of animation, I've faced my...

How to Draw a Line in Photoshop

You can draw a line in Photoshop by using the Line Tool, Paintbrush Tool, and Pen Tool. Simply click and drag to draw a line. Hold Shift to keep the line straight horizontally or vertically.  Hello! I’m Jayde, and I’ve been using Photoshop for many years to...

How to Add/Insert an Image in Photoshop

Create a new file and go to File > Place Embedded. Click and drag an image saved on your desktop into a Photoshop file. Combine two images by clicking and dragging one image into the other. Hello! I’m Jayde. I’m glad you’ve found your way to my Photoshop tutorial....

How to Crop an Image in Photoshop

You can activate the crop tool by using the shortcut C. The Crop tool is the 4th option down on the vertical toolbar. Once activated, this tool will give you a resizable box, with a grayed-out area outside it.  Position the crop box where you’d like your...

How to Create Stars in Photoshop

You may be surprised to hear that among all the features Photoshop provides, there isn’t a dedicated tool for star shapes! There’s no need to worry though, we can use the Polygon Tool to workaround this quite easily.  My name is Skyler, and today I’ll be showing...

How to Use the Patch Tool in Photoshop

Learning how to use the Patch Tool in Photoshop is a choice you won’t regret! It was designed to retouch your photos and allow for the ability to remove or replicate parts of your image flawlessly.  My name is Skyler. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to remove and...

How to Use the Eraser Tools in Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop has not just one - but three Eraser Tools! You might be wondering how and when it’s appropriate to use each one. Don’t worry though, I’ve got you covered!  My name is Skyler. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how and when to use the three different...

How to Pixelate Images or Selections in Photoshop

Understanding how pixels work and how to apply pixelations to your images in Photoshop is a great skill to have, even in a world full of vector art. Not only are you able to apply it in practical situations like the protection of one's identity, but also artistic...

How to Make Shapes in Photoshop

Understanding how to create and edit shapes in Photoshop is a fundamental building block on your way to mastering the program. There are not only a variety of tools to choose from, but settings to understand as well. Luckily for us, Photoshop makes it easy to...

How to Center and Align Text in Photoshop

While centering or aligning your text in Photoshop seems like it’d be relatively easy, you’d be surprised by the amount of tools and steps involved in the process. If you’re an aspiring graphic designer or working in print you’ll want to make sure you know this...

How to Use the Perspective Warp Tool in Photoshop

Ever want to see something from a different perspective? Well, I’ve got you covered. The Perspective Warp is one powerful tool, and it allows us to manipulate all kinds of images, layers, or texts in Photoshop.  My name is Skyler, and I’ve been using Photoshop on...

How to Remove Double Chins in Photoshop

We’ve all been in situations where we wish we could remove blemishes, or dark circles from under our eyes - but what about editing out more complex issues? Say, a double chin? This can seem like an overwhelming task at first, but I assure you it can most certainly be...

How to Use the Color Replacement Tool in Photoshop

The Color Replacement Tool in Photoshop gives you the ability to swap a color of your choice with a different one. This can be an especially handy tool for presenting ideas in the workplace, running social media profiles, and more! The possibilities are virtually...

How to Add Bleed for Printing in Photoshop

If you’re not familiar with the term Print Bleed, it’s probably because you’re not used to working with other Adobe software - or perhaps you simply haven’t worked in print before. Similar programs like Adobe Illustrator and InDesign provide us with a reference that...

How to Create Rounded Corners in Photoshop

You may be wondering how to create rounded corners in Photoshop, given it’s not the most obvious option available. The good news is though, it’s super easy to do! Making it especially nice for all those designers out there who prefer to round out those rough edges for...

How to Increase Image Resolution in Photoshop

You can increase the resolution of your image in Photoshop by going to Edit > Image Size. Change the size of the image to pixels and increase the resolution until the longest side of your image is 3000 pixels. Hello! I’m Jayde, and today I’m going to show you how to...

How to Add and Remove Shadow in Photoshop

You can add shadows in Photoshop using layer masks, paint, and opacity adjustments. You can greatly reduce or even remove shadows by copying them onto their own layers, changing the blending mode, adding a layer mask and a Curve adjustment. Hello! I’m Jayde, and I...

How to Create a Clipping Mask in Photoshop

You can create a clipping mask from the Layers panel, with the top layer of two selected, you can also go to Layer > Create Clipping Mask or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Alt + G (Command + Option + G for Mac users). Hello! I’m Jayde, and my dad started teaching...

How to Make a Pattern in Photoshop

You can make a pattern out of any vector, jpeg, or digital artwork in Photoshop. Go to Edit > Define Pattern. If you want to preview your pattern, you can go to View > Pattern Preview. In this article, I’ll show you how to create a pattern from scratch and...

How to Use the Pen Tool in Photoshop

With the Pen tool selected, click to add a point on your screen. Click a second time for a second point, and so on. Click and drag to create handlebars that affect the curve of your shape or path. You can also adjust the anchor points and handlebars with the Pen tool...

How to Make a Gradient in Photoshop

You can create a gradient by using the Gradient tool to click and drag a line in the direction you want the gradient to go. To change the gradient settings, open the Gradient Editor by clicking on the gradient preview in the tool’s settings across the top. You can...

How to Smooth Skin in Photoshop

The quickest way to remove blemishes and smooth skin is to use Photoshop's AI Generative Fill. You can also do it yourself with the use of filters and layer masks. Photoshop makes it extremely easy to perfect anyone’s skin. Let's dive into this tutorial and build our...

How to Vectorize an Image in Photoshop

You can change a regular image file into a vector in Photoshop by following some easy steps. This makes it possible to turn any photo into a cartoon or vector. After applying a few filters, the image is smoothed over and ready to be changed into vector layers. In this...

How to Use Clone Stamp in Photoshop

The Clone Stamp tool is one of my favorite tools to use in Photoshop. To use the Clone Stamp  Tool, select it from the toolbar, hold Alt/Option, and click on the area you want the brush to use as its source. You can change settings for the stamp on the bar across...

How to Invert Colors in Photoshop

You can invert the colors in a layer or image by going to Image > Adjustments > Invert. You can make a selection with any selection tool if there’s a part of the photo you want to leave untouched. You can switch the foreground and background swatches by using...

How to Export a GIF in Photoshop

After making your GIF in Photoshop, how do you export it correctly? It's much easier than you think, but you have to make sure you choose your presets according to your specific GIF beforehand! Animated GIFs are a hot commodity today, so it's worth knowing how to...

How to Add Texture to an Image in Photoshop

Ever wonder how to stylize your images more professionally? What about crafting a customized texture overlay or background for your shoot? With the Texture tools in Photoshop, we can accomplish just that, and you won’t even have to worry about making anything from...

How to Outline an Image in Photoshop

Are you looking for a more stylistic approach to creating a banner, or perhaps just need to isolate an image and outline it for a project? There are so many creative scenarios where we can utilize a skill like outlining or creating multiple outlines for design.  ...

How to Realistically Change Hair Color in Photoshop

Chances are you’ve wondered how you would look with a certain hair color at some point in your life, but you never went through with it after second-guessing. Nowadays Instagram, Snapchat, and other services offer to solve this problem, but what if you wanted more...

How to Photoshop People Out of a Picture

There are lots of approaches to eliminating photo bombers from your favorite family pictures or vacation shots, but only so many are convincing! With the help of Photoshops Clone, Content-Aware Fill, and Remove tools among others, we can ensure we produce a quality...

How to Create a Collage in Photoshop

Why create a collage in Photoshop when there are so many apps and websites that will do it for you? Well, for one thing, you have total creative control over placement, layering, color scheme, theme, etc!  So, if you’re looking to create a one-of-a-kind collage that...

How to Undo and Redo in Photoshop

No matter what kind of project you’re working on in Photoshop, it’s inevitable that you’re going to want to undo or redo at some point. I’m pretty sure that we’ve all unexpectedly deleted or drawn on the wrong layer from time to time. Thankfully, Photoshop has many...

How to Create Vector Drawing in Clip Studio Paint

Vector drawing enables high-quality, scalable artwork with endless editing possibilities. Clip Studio Paint simplifies vector drawing and offers powerful editing tools. Hello, I'm Zoe, a professional illustrator. Despite having several years of experience in digital...

How to Make a Comic in Clip Studio Paint

Clip Studio Paint has become the go-to software for professional comic and webtoon creators. Learn how to use the tools to bring your story to life. Hi there, I’m Zoe, a professional illustrator and webtoon hobbyist. Creating a webtoon or comic strip involves a lot -...

How to Edit Text in Photoshop

You can edit text in a variety of ways by going to Window > Character. With the text layer selected, add effects to it by clicking the fx symbol on the bottom right. To edit or warp the text nondestructively, right-click on the layer to Create a Smart Object....

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop

You can easily whiten teeth in Photoshop by adding a Hue Adjustment layer to target and lessen yellow shades. To avoid affecting the whole photo, simply use the shortcut Ctrl/Command + I to fill the mask in with black, which conceals. Use the Brush with white, which...

How to Flatten Layers and Images in Photoshop

Understanding how and why we flatten images in Photoshop is an important, and very necessary skill in the creative field. I’m positive you’ll encounter many situations where a project will require you to flatten your layers or images in order to print and present them...

How to Warp Images in Photoshop

Learning how to properly warp your images in Photoshop is an underutilized, but very useful skill to add to your creative toolbelt. I’m positive you’ll encounter many situations when working in Photoshop where you’ll wish your image could be more flexible, or...

How to Add and Delete Layers in Photoshop

Understanding how to add or delete your layers in Photoshop is a key step in your mastery of the program. I’m positive as you learn and grow your expertise that you’ll begin expanding on your projects. This most often means adding more new layers or getting rid of...

How to Make a Logo in Photoshop

Creating your own Logo in Photoshop is an extremely important step in developing your small business or upping your professional standing through business cards and the like!  While there are many ways we can go about creating this level of branding, we should take...

Clip Studio Paint EX vs PRO

Clip Studio Paint has two versions available: EX and PRO. Both versions have their own unique features and benefits. The main differences between Clip Studio Paint PRO vs EX are the pricing and additional features that the EX version offers. Hello, I'm Zoe, a...

How to Set up Companion Mode in Clip Studio Paint

Companion Mode is a handy feature in Clip Studio Paint that transforms your smartphone into a remote shortcut device. It lets you control your computer or tablet with Clip Studio Paint installed, making your workflow smoother and more convenient. Hi there, I’m Zoe, a...

How to Make a Glow Effect in Clip Studio Paint

Glow effects can add a magical touch to your artwork, making objects appear radiant and otherworldly. The easiest way to make something glow in Clip Studio Paint is by using the blending modes.  Hello, I'm Zoe, a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. When I...

How to Shade in Clip Studio Paint

Learning how to shade is essential for giving depth and realism to your art. Shading adds dimension, defines form, and creates mood and atmosphere. Fortunately, Clip Studio Paint comes equipped with a wide range of tools that help you easily create shading effects. Hi...

How to Adjust Pen Pressure in Clip Studio Paint

Pen pressure sensitivity allows artists to create varying line thicknesses and achieve more natural-looking brush strokes. It's crucial to find the right settings that suit your style and preferences. Hi! I’m Zoe, a professional illustrator. I've often dreaded the...

How to Use the Fill Tool in Clip Studio Paint

The Fill Tool is a fundamental tool in Clip Studio Paint, allowing you to color large areas with a single click, saving time and effort compared to manual coloring. Hi, I'm Zoe, a professional illustrator. While the Fill Tool may not seem exciting, I was thrilled to...

How to Group and Manage Layers in Photoshop

Grouping and managing your layers properly in Photoshop is an extremely important habit to develop as you continue to master the program. While it’s sure to be an advantage when pursuing a career professionally, it will also serve to aid in upping your expediency and...

How to Change Brush Color in Adobe Photoshop

The Brush Tool in Photoshop is arguably the most versatile and impactful tool you can master in your creative career! It’s wildly important to understand how and to use this tool if you intend to master the program. My name is Skyler, and I currently work as a...

How to Extend Background in Photoshop

You can extend the background of a photo in Photoshop using Content Aware Scale, Content Aware Fill, or copying what is already in the image. You can extend the canvas of a file in Photoshop by going to Edit > Canvas Size. Hello! I’m Jayde, and I’ve been using...

How to Photoshop Someone Into a Picture

In Photoshop, you can edit someone into an image by selecting, scaling, positioning, and blending them into the desired picture.  My name is Jayde, and I've been using Photoshop for many years to create fantasy photo manipulations, my own cartoon characters in the...

How to Blend Images in Photoshop

Blending images in Photoshop is an art in and of itself. There are many tools you can use to blend image layers. You can blend layers and target specific areas using layer masks and adjustment layers. In this article, I’ll show you how to blend images. There are...

How to Clear Scratch Disk in Photoshop

If you’re getting the Scratch Disk Full error in Photoshop, you’ve probably been wracking your brain on how to complete your project without getting rid of unwanted files or info. Thankfully there are several solutions for the error and preventative ways to keep this...

How to Cut Out Images in Photoshop

Cutting out images in Photoshop is a skill that you’ll use all the time. Beginners and professionals alike can use Photoshop to remove backgrounds from images or cut out unwanted objects without disrupting the realism and quality. I’m Skyler, and I’ve been using...

How to Zoom In and Out in Photoshop

Navigating in Photoshop is one of the first things you’ll have to learn in order to be a successful user! That being said, there are many ways to accomplish this task. From scrolling, and gestures to menu dropdowns and tools that all aim to aid us in this endeavor.   ...

How to Cancel Clip Studio Paint Subscription

Clip Studio Paint's subscription plans provide the tools you need with the freedom to explore. But there might be a time when you need to cancel your subscription. Fortunately, the process is quick and easy. You can cancel your Clip Studio Paint subscription plan from...

How to Use Stabilizer in Clip Studio Paint

Have you ever wondered why your lines look wobbly and uneven? The trick to getting nice, smooth strokes isn't just about having a steady hand - it's about using stabilization. This feature can transform your artwork by giving fluidity and control to your lines. Hello,...

How to Remove an Object or Selection in Photoshop

In Photoshop, you can use the Object Selection tool to select the object you'd like to remove, then go to Edit > Content-Aware Fill. This should fill in the selected area with something similar to what is around or behind it. In this article, I’ll show you how to...

How to Merge Layers in Photoshop

You can merge layers in Photoshop by first selecting two or more sequential layers. Right-click on the selected layers and click “Merge Layers.” If you want to have more than one vector shape on the same layer without rasterizing them, select them and right-click on...

How to Rotate, Flip and Mirror in Photoshop 

Learning how to flip, rotate, and mirror an image or layer in Photoshop is essential to establishing yourself as an expert Photoshop user. This is one of those fundamental building blocks that you’ll use every day and often.  Whether you’re flipping an image to face...