Actions in Photoshop are very powerful. Anything you do that has lots of steps and is repetitive should be turned into an action. Here is a tutorial showing you how to use actions to turn a tin can into a cool sparkling beverage.
One of the coolest features of Photoshop (and there are lots of coolest features), are brushes. If you need quickly create a great background or layout, brushes are there to save the day. Once you see how easy it is to import and use them, you’ll wonder how you ever got along without them. Look online and you will find thousands of free brushes.
This is a quick tutorial showing you how bad my golf game is while at the same time showing you how to use two Photoshop tools, the clone tool and the patch tool.