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Photoshop Training Videos - Beginners Essential Skills

The Interface

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Managing Interface Elements
In this video you will learn the basics of using the component parts of the Photoshop Interface
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Custom Workspace
In this video you will learn how to create a custom workspace to suit your workflow
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The Tabbed Interface
In this video you will learn how you can efficiently organise open documents in tabs
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Panet Preferences
In this video you will learn how to adjust some important panel preferences

Layers

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Introduction To Layers
In this video you will learn how to make selections with three of the core selection tools, the Freeform Lasso Tool, the Polygonal Lasso Tool and the Magnetic Lasso Tool
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Real World Layers
In this video I walk you through a practical example of using layers step by step

Direct Selection Tools

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The Move Tool

In this video you will learn how to use the Move Tool and Alignment Options.

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The Marquee Tools
In this video you will learn how to make regular selections with the Marquee Selection Tools.
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The Lasso Tools
In this video you will learn how make selections using the Lasso Tools
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The Crop Tool
In this video you will learn the basics of how to use the Crop Tool
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Introduction to The Pen Tool
In this video you will learn the difference between Vector and Pixel based images and the power of the Mighty Pen Tool.
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The Pen Tool Part 1
In this video you will learn how to access the Pen Tool and create Corner Points.
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The Pen Tool Part 2
In this video you will learn how to use the Pen Tool to make Smooth Anchor points.
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Pen Tool Part 3
In this video you will learn how to create a Cusp Point using the Pen Tool.
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The Curvature Pen Tool Part 1
In this video you will learn how to use the amazing Curvature Pen Tool.
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The Curvature Pen Tool Part 2
In this video you will learn how to make selections with the Curvature Pen Tool.

Tone Selection Tools

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Tone Selection Tools
In this video you will learn how to make selections using the Magic Wand and Quick Selection Tools.

The Brush Tool

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The Brush Tool
Learn how to use the brush tool
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Creating Custom Brushes
In this video we look at the basics of creating a custom brush in Photoshop.
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Creating a Watermark Brush
In this video you will learn how to create a watermark brush from images, text and vector art.
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Creating a Snow Brush
In this video I show you how to create a snow brush to add wintery snow to your images.