How To Open Images In Photoshop

You won’t get very far in the program if you don’t know how to properly open images in Photoshop. So to avoid any frustration, you’ll want to first learn the basics of importing photos in Photoshop.

With those seven important importing methods in mind, you can move on to this guide covering how to import multiple images into Photoshop. It will save you a lot of time for those projects that require two or more photos to be imported!

Finally, you can save even more time with these tips to import images to existing Photoshop documents here.

For those using Illustrator and Photoshop together, you’ll want to remember these extra ways of opening AI files in Photoshop too.

How To Create New Documents & Artboards In Photoshop

When you want to start with a blank canvas, you will need to create a new document. The problem is that it can often get confusing which document settings you should use. That’s why I created this guide to the best canvas sizes to use in Photoshop to help make things easy.

And if you ever need to change your mind, you can always change your canvas size later too.

Besides a regular canvas, which is great for single images, multi-image designs are more easily created using Artboards, as you’ll learn about here.

Installing & Opening Add-Ons In Photoshop

The final types of files that require different steps to be opened are things such as Photoshop Actions, custom brushes, or even shapes. Luckily I have you covered here, no matter what you’re looking to add to the program.

All Tutorials To Help With Opening Files & Creating Documents

How To Install & Use Photoshop Actions (Complete Guide)

Here’s how to install a new set of Photoshop actions with ease along with tips to use and customize them to fit your projects.

How To Install Brushes In Photoshop (Step By Step)

Here’s how to quickly install brushes in Photoshop whether you’re using Photoshop CC or a legacy version of the program.

How To Import An Image Into Photoshop (7 Easy Ways)

Here are seven easy ways to import images into Photoshop whether you need to open one or multiple images at a time.

How To Install Custom Shapes Into Photoshop (+ Best Shapes)

Here’s how to easily install and use custom shapes in Photoshop along with a few great places to find additional custom shapes for projects!

How To Add Multiple Images To A Photoshop Project (Step By Step)

Here’s how to quickly add multiple images as layers to a Photoshop project, along with a helpful preference setting to speed up the process.

How To Create A New Document In Photoshop

Learn the different ways to create a new document in Photoshop along with helpful keyboard shortcuts to help save you time.

How To Change The Canvas Size In Photoshop

Learn how to change the canvas size in Photoshop whether you’re creating a new document, changing an existing one, or changing size on export

What Are Artboards In Photoshop + How To Use Them

Learn what artboards are in Photoshop and how you can use them for a better design workflow compared to a regular canvas.

Best Canvas Sizes To Use In Photoshop

Learn what the best canvas sizes to use in Photoshop are for social media, printing, digital art, logos and more!

2 Easy Ways To Open Adobe Illustrator Files In Photoshop

Learn two easy methods to open Illustrator files in Photoshop, along with a third technique to open AI files as smart objects.

How To Use Photoshop For Beginners (EVERYTHING You Should know)

Learn how to use Photoshop as a beginner with this complete guide to all the most essential tools and techniques in the program!

How To Add An Image To An Existing Layer In Photoshop

Learn how to add an image onto an existing layer in Photoshop by combining your layers into one with merging, grouping, or smart objects!

How To Import Photoshop Actions

How To Import Photoshop Actions Statistics show that those who use Photoshop Actions are 7x more likely to live, longer stress free lives than those who don’t. Ok, I don’t have any evidence to back that up but what I’m trying to say is… Photoshop actions are a life saver. You made the right choice … Read more