The online tools and Photoshop give you the ability to take your digital art to the next level. Learn how to use layers to create complex designs, and then use the Crop tool and the Slice tool to cut or crop portions of an image. With drawing and brushing tools you can create striking linework with tons of customization options. You can also make use of the Brush and Pencil tools to create large-scale splashes of colors. The Eyedropper lets you capture and match colors in an image. Measurement tools permit accurate positioning and measurements.

Selecting an area and applying various effects to it is possible with the tools for selection. The Lasso as well as its Polygonal Lasso, and Magnetic variants gives you greater control over the selection. You can then employ the patch tool to repair the resulting selection, or you can use the Content-Aware Move tool to move an object or layer, without altering its appearance or altering other elements of the image around it.

Blur softens pixels and makes them less distinct. This can be beneficial to reduce glare or give the illusion of a dreamy appearance. Sharpen is the opposite of Blur, it makes the pixels more distinct. It’s often employed to remove wrinkles and other imperfections. Dodge and Burn can be used to lighten or darken pixels. The Sponge tool can absorb or release color. The Move tool lets you move an object or layer by drag it. You can assign a keyboard shortcut to switch between tools and also change the preference which determines whether or not Photoshop switches between tools when you press a key while holding down Shift.