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Feature preview: Top 100 Photoshop Tips

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Find 100 essential tips that will boost your creativity when illustrating, designing, retouching and more

What better way to celebrate Advanced Photoshop’s 100th issue than presenting a whopping 100 pro tips? Over the next few pages you’ll find great advice on creating inspiring effects, mastering tool techniques and improving your creative productivity.

We’ve covered an array of relevant topics, including commercial lighting effects, ways to make accurate selections, professional retouching tricks and more. We pour over Photoshop tools old and new, from the latest 3D options to wielding the always-reliable Pen tool. CS6 is explored even further as we pull out ten of its most essential tools and show you how they can increase your output.

You’ll find professional advice from the likes of international concept artist Marco Nelor, as he shares the best ways to work with Photoshop brushes, and resident Photoshop expert Adam Smith shows you how to quickly and effectively retouch images. This is all capped off with a detailed look at the latest ways to produce exciting digital images on the move, using one of our recommended ten creative apps. So read on, grab a tip and get creating!

Read more in Advanced Photoshop 97, on sale 14 June 2012 from and


Feature preview: Top 100 Photoshop Tips