Photoshop is an enjoyable and easy tool but it is difficult to master. The good thing is that help is at hand with the tips and techniques that are comprehensive.

Anytime you are find more tips and techniques on using layers, guidance to using Raw, pen tool mastering or how to better your brushwork, it’s here now.

Changing of Unit Measurement


Switching between units of measurements can be done in a quick and short manner. This is done by placing the cursor on one ruler on the grid (To hide or show the ruler you should press ctrl +R.) Then right click where you will choose from the context menu a new unit. There are a wide variety of units.

Blur Tool

The Blur tool comes in when you want to do away with some of the lines. The tool is simple and it does wonders as it blurs wrinkles just a bit.

The blur tool can also be used to smooth the imperfections such as wrinkles within the mouth area or the eye. They are blurred into the background.

Magic Wand Tool

This tool is ideal while dealing with a more monotone and consistent background. It is used to switch up large color blocks and backgrounds. You can use it by choosing it from a panel of tools.

Dodge Tool


In order to lighten the pixels, dodge rule is used. It does away with the tired years. You should set the dodge tool as a soft brush, you should then choose the highlights when you pull down the menu’s bar in the range of setting. You should then set the exposure at around 20%

Custom Shape Tool

It’s easy to add design elements and shapes to the photo creation. This is an additional feature on top of the normal photo editing. There are all the basic shapes needed in the tool panel.

Additionally, there is the whole slide of extended options. It’s easy to find the custom bar for shape customization which is represented by an icon that resembles a puzzle piece.

Adjustment Layers


There is more to a truly stunning image than meets the eye. This is the importance of the adjusting tool. With it, you are able to adjust the hue and the color of the image. This is achieved by adding a top layer to it. At the bottom of the layers panel that’s where you find the adjustment layers.

Layer Styles

The pizazz can be added to your image through simple and easy the way. These styles can be applied to the images of individual layers. This is done by double-clicking the layer and choosing your preferred effect.