Photoshop and Digital Art Resources

Photoshop Tutorials
Always preview websites before using them in class.

Quickstart Photoshop Guide

More Peachpit Quickstart version/software guides:


User contributed tutorials. Photoshop tutorials, as well as many other programs

PolyKarbon Tutorials
Anime-centric site with Photoshop and other animation tutorials. Appealing for students

Good Tutorials

Another collaborative tutorial site.
Lots of Photoshop tricks Photoshop & Illustrator Tutorials

Phong’s Tutorials

Photoshop Guru’s

A wide variety of Photoshop tutorials covering all levels.

Photoshop for Kids

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Tutorial Outpost
Photoshop and other program tutorials Photoshop tutorials

Old Version? Tutorials for photoshop 3 and 4

No software? Online Drawing Resources

Noggin Doodlepad

(designed for ages 2-6)

Online FlashPaint


Make text banners and web buttons. Lots of cool fonts and effects (Built with GIMP)


Online Flash-based painter


links to various online and downloadable tools

Explore Art:
Online art links from web club

Other Resources

Free downloadable “real tools” painting application. This is a great free tool. Mac OS X, Windows or Linux.
Photoshop contests, art, design and user community


Open-source Photoshop Alternative
GIMP tutorials

Apple iPhoto Tutorial

Freeplay Music
royalty-free sounds and music for DV

Stories Without Words

Intro Photography course available through MIT’s OpenCourseware


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