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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended for the beginning user: Tools

This guide will act as a quick reference for those who are first encountering Adobe Photoshop CS6 as well as good review for users who have worked with it before.


The following subpages will go through the various tools that you can use in Photoshop. These include the Selection Tools and the Editing Tools, as well as a primer on the options tab.

Photoshop Tools

This video is a long but thorough tutorial that will give you an overview of the basic design tools in Photoshop.


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