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Ashe Design Blog — Photoshop Training

Tuesday Tip: Scale & Clear Photoshop Layer Effects

These quick tips for re-sizing and clearing Photoshop Layer Effects come in handy when you are resizing a design. They are also super useful when working with Ashe Design's Style Sets.

Tuesday Tip: Adjust Brush Opacity

Ready for a Tuesday Tip? Our new Photoshop Actions let you "brush-on" the intensity of the effects. It's important to be able to quickly adjust the opacity of your brush so you can quickly edit your photos.

New: Amped Effect MVP Photoshop Action

Check our new Amped Effect MVP Photoshop Action. It's very easy to use and gives your images an entirely new look! Watch the following video to learn how to load and use the action in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements 12, plus view before an after images on sports, senior and family images!

Tuesday Tip: Perfect Zoom

Working on large images can be tedious, so we love tricks to help get us around them easier. While zoomed in at 100% or greater, hold down the H key and click on your image to zoom out to full screen view. While still holding down the H key, move to another part of your image to snap back to the previous zoom state.

Tuesday Tip: Cycle Through Photoshop Layer Modes

It's super simple just use Shift+ This is especially handy when using texture overlays and word art. Simply click on a layer in your layer palette then hit the + button while holding down your shift key.

How Close All Photoshop Windows with a Single Click

Close all Photoshop windows with one click! It doesn't matter if you on a PC or a Mac. We've got the short cuts you'll love. Learn how to close all of your window with just one click!

Tuesday Tip: Undo, Undo Photoshop

Photoshop Tip No. 1: Undo, Undo, Undo One of the most useful keyboard shortcuts is ctrl+z (cmd+z) to undo your last action. But did you know you can perform repeated undos by holding down ctrl+alt+z (cmd+alt+z)? This is my favorite shortcut of all and should get us an OMG or 2!

3 Tips for Using Photoshop Layers with Photography Templates

If you're new to Photoshop and PSD templates (or a seasoned pro) there are always more fun tricks to learn about Photoshop. Today I want to explore a couple of quick tricks that you can use when you’re customizing our photography templates or when you’re working with any of your images in Photoshop.

Tuesday Tip: Learn to use Texture Overlays

Since we have a ton of great Textures in the Bargain Bin right now, we thought we'd make this Tuesday Tip about using them in your images. Check out this short video that walks you through adding Textures to your images.

Tuesday Tip: Add Textures to Your Images

Adding textures to your images can change the lighting, character and so much more. The real key to working with textures is trial and error. We suggest playing with the the layer mode, the opacity and the saturation for starters.