Photoshop Essence

Photoshop Essence is a guide to using Photoshop CS5, designed to get you started on your Photoshop project as quickly as possible, and produced entirely by the student consultants of WCTS' Multimedia Development Lab.

The guide is structured to take you step-by-step through each of the fundamental aspects of Photoshop CS5, starting with basics like opening and creating documents, continuing on to editing and manipulating images, and finally showing you how to save and/or prepare images for print. Follow the video tutorials on the Photoshop Essence Vimeo channel, or search for a specific topic in the index.

Get Started

Your First Content

Getting Around and Basic Manipulation of Content

Selecting Content and Moving It

Layers ... and the Doors They Open for You

Finishing Up

Index