Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating new documents, part of Up and Running with Photoshop CS6.
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In a lot of cases, you'll want to import images in the Photoshop but sometimes you …want to start from scratch. And this is the case especially when you …know the output dimensions and the size that you want to be going for. …So the way to do that is by going to the File menu, at the top of the interface …and choosing New. Now before I click on that one, to point …out really quick that when you are in these menus at the top of the interface. …You'll often see across from these commands, across the street over here, …the keyboard shortcut to perform this action.…
So, if I want the keyboard shortcut to create a new document, if I find myself …doing that often. I'd look over here, and Photoshop is …saying hey, if you want to do this faster. …You just press Cmd+N on your keyboard, and on a PC that would be Ctrl+N. …And that would do the same thing. So I'm just going to choose File > New or …use the keyboard shortcut Cmd or Ctrl + N to launch the new dialog box. …Now its always a good idea to name your documents in Photoshop its good practice …
- Getting images into Photoshop
- Creating and navigating documents
- Working with layers
- Cropping and straightening images
- Color correction
- Making selections
- Fixing image problems
- Working with effects
- Creating and editing text
- Exporting and printing
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
Up and Running with Photoshop for Designwith Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started with Photoshop
2. Getting Images into Photoshop
3. Photoshop Basics
4. Image Basics
5. Color Correction
6. Making Selections
7. Fixing Image Problems
8. Working with Effects
9. Working with Text
10. Making Art
11. Exporting and Printing
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