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Best of PSD Vault Photoshop Tutorials 2014

Hi guys, this is James here and 2014 has flown past us – as we step into the holiday season, I would like to say a big thank-you for all your readers out there who have visited my blog in the past year. I really do hope my tutorials and articles have helped you with your Photoshop adventure! It has been a great joy for me and the tutorial writers on PSD Vault to share our knowledge with you guys.


Basics of Photoshop Toolbar, Panes and Menus

The aim of this article is to explain a number of frequently-used tools in Photoshop Toolbar, as well as giving an overview of Photoshop Menus and Options Panes.

Photoshop is an incredibly powerful software application for image editing, drawing, painting, touch up and color correction. This application can be a bit intimidating to new users who have no clue on how to use the plethora of elements on its interface. If you have wanted to use Photoshop but did not know where to start, you will soon be on your way to creating original artwork or editing digital images after going through the Photoshop basics below.

Once you open the application, you will find a variety of elements including a toolbar, menus, and options panes. You can reveal or hide some of these elements by selecting or deselecting them in the window menu, respectively.


Basics of Photoshop Brushes for Beginners

The digital brush is as effective as the physical one. When painted by an expert hand, Photoshop brushes can speak many words. It helps to connect with your audience which words can’t convey. Mastering it, however, is not an easy task by any means. In fact the going gets tough here. It takes superior precision and years of practice to create a connection between the monitor and your hand.

This article is aimed to provide Photoshop beginners with the basics of Photoshop Brushes, which is arguably the most essential function of Photoshop.