PaintShop Pro 2018 Tutorials

What’s New in PaintShop Pro 2018

In this series of tutorials, we’ll take a look at what’s new in PaintShop Pro 2018. With this latest version, you can enhance your photos with a complete set of professional image editing tools for photo adjustment and composition. Or create impactful designs using new color palettes, brushes, gradients, patterns and textures. The improved, easier-to-learn application offers a simplified user interface for faster navigation, enhancements to your most used tools, new workspaces to match your level of expertise and more creativity and control than ever before.

Introducing New PaintShop Pro Workspaces

Enjoy an improved, easier-to-learn PaintShop Pro with faster navigation, bigger icons and two new workspaces, Essentials and Complete, to match your level of expertise.


How to Use the Materials Palette

Get a guided tour of PaintShop Pro’s Materials palette, and learn how to select colors, patterns and textures, and create custom color palettes.


Cropping Using the Rule of Thirds

When cropping a photo in PaintShop Pro, use the Rule of Thirds grid to see where to key elements should be located, in order to improve the composition.


Using ParticleShop with PaintShop Pro – Part 2

In this tutorial, PaintShop Professional Bob Taylor gives you a quick demo of how he uses the ParticleShop brush plugin to enhance his photos.


Introductory Webinar

Welcome to the NEW PaintShop Pro 2018! Join us for this 30-minute webinar as we give you a tour of the exciting new features and enhancements.


Create a Silhouette Image

PaintShop Professional Carole Asselin shows you how to use the Selection tools to create a silhouette image from a person, animal or object in a photo.

New Creative Content

Here’s a quick tour of the incredible new creative content in PaintShop Pro 2018. Discover new color palettes, brushes, gradients, patterns and textures.


Selecting Colors in the Material Properties Window

Learn how to use the Material Properties window to access a wide array of color palettes, complementary color schemes, gradients, patterns and textures.


Turn your JPEG Photos into HDR Images

Learn how to use the HDR Merge function in PaintShop Pro to transform your ordinary JPEG photos into stunning HDR images.


Outlining with the Pen Tool

Learn how to transform a scanned, hand-drawn sketch into a digital image, using the Pen tool in PaintShop Pro to draw freehand, curved lines.


Turn a Photo into Pop Art

Learn how to create a funky, pop art image with a few simple steps to turn your photo into a grayscale image and then add color with the Flood Fill tool.

Faster Results with Improved Tools

PaintShop Pro is now even faster and more efficient! Get a look at the enhanced tools for cropping, text, cloning, creating gradients and more!


How to Crop Photos

PaintShop Professional Carole Asselin shows you the different ways you can crop your photos to remove unwanted elements or improve your composition.


Using ParticleShop with PaintShop Pro – Part 1

PaintShop Professional Bob Taylor introduces you to ParticleShop, a brush plugin for PaintShop Pro, and reviews the basic tools and functions.


Enhancing Photos with the Burn and Dodge Tools

Learn how to make subtle enhancements to your photos, using the Burn and Dodge tools to brighten eyes and enhance other facial features.


How to Add Rain to a Photo

Learn how to add a realistic rain effect to an image in PaintShop Pro, using selection tools, layers, noise, brightness and contrast, and motion blur.

See what's new in PaintShop Pro 2018!

Download your FREE 30-day trial and check out the latest version of PaintShop Pro, with new workspaces to match your skill level, improved tools for faster results, and over 100 new brushes, gradients, color palettes, textures and patterns.