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    What is the best photoshop skills for newbies?

    The best photoshop that does cool things, and good for starters, I am new to that....

    So, if someone is experienced with this, help me out!


    Thanks.

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    Adobe photoshop is very good tool for beginner because I experienced enourmousus features of this tool.The best way to learn adobe photoshop tool is to go for free tutorials on internet which help you most and you require daily practice to know each and every feature of it.You need to make commitment and curiosity to learn new things don't loose patience.

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    If your new to photoshop and want to learn more the best source is just view lots of video on youtube and there a ton of how to online where you can follow step by step directions.

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    Photoshop is the best tool to edit any kinds of image to make it more professional look. for beginner I think its a easy tools if they know some basic elements.

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    Theres a lot to learn in Photoshop, but stick with it and it will be worth it. The problem is that there are just so many actions, filters and effects that you can easily become disillusioned.

    I guess it all depends on where you are in your learning, I mean can you use and understand all of the preset tools in your palette or are you further along and understand and use masks for example.

    Perhaps you could explain or even show some work and we could help you out.

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    Hi Stephen,
    From my experience you can learn photoshop without any physical books or teacher, just by searching on the internet and use free tutorials.fortunately Photoshop is a popular software and because of this, there are lots of tutorials,plugins,patterns,brushes and styles.you can use easily.
    Good Luck

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    I have found videos on youtube to be the most helpful in cool little tricks. When i was first starting out i purchased this hug thick photoshop book and hardly learnt a thing. I learnt more in just a few videos on youtube.

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    Photoshop is the easiest to learn for newbies as there are some great tutorials available on the internet. The youtube videos are especially useful and teach you a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Presley View Post
    The best photoshop that does cool things, and good for starters, I am new to that....

    So, if someone is experienced with this, help me out!


    Thanks.


    I'm getting into HDR effects. Looks great for headers on websites

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    check for tutorials on google & other search sites, prcatice as much as you can

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    start first with color correction - you'll need it. use your googliness

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    If you really want to go crazy with Photoshop then I would thoroughly learn layers, masking and blending modes.

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    There are many photoshop skill that can be found in internet and easy to apply even for newbies (like me). I think photoshop is very simple but very useful.

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    Probably the best way is to watch Youtube videos about different effects and then use those skills you learned and play around in PS to get the hang of things. That's how I learned what I know. Trial and error!

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    Photoshop is very advantageous for beginners and it is the best and easy tool to start because people will have fun while working with it. The best way to gain a good grip on Photoshop, the newbie has to watch the actions made by Photoshop expert and has to observe thoroughly in to the steps and analyse those steps that what he used in creating it. Analyse the things like which tool and effects he has used to bring out a good result. By this newbies can able to do their own Photoshop Actions.

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    Whereas, You are a newbie in Ps. So you should learn first its basic. The following skills you should know them first.
    1. Interface and Layout. 2. Idea about Working Space. 3. Know about tools. 4. Layers. 5. Layer Styles. 6.Blending Modes. 7. Automatic Image Adjustments. 8. About Curves. 9. Resizing & Cropping Images.
    10. File Saving

    As my creative experience, I always prefer to use Pen Tool. Because it is one of the best tool in my creative career. You can learn about this tool following these...here and here

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    Skills like first you have to work with it everyday, though it's not easy to learn but practice can make it easier, but something can be skillful like:
    toolbox
    layers
    filters
    layer design in PS
    retouching tool
    these are some works if you can work with these or practise with these it can be make you master of photoshop. It can be happen if you practise everyday because practise makes the work maximum perfect. so let's do it.

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    I watch Youtube videos. Play around with stock photos and graphics that I got off Google images. If you plan on using the images that you tweak in PS, be sure to use the filter usage under tools.

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