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 Crop Photos

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

Create a Dreamy Effect on a Portrait

PaintShop Professional Bob Taylor takes you step by step through his process of adding a dreamy effect to a portrait photo, using layers, vibrancy, gaussian blur, opacity and more.

How to Resize Images

See how you can resize images using different techniques in PaintShop Pro, to fit specific dimensions like a Facebook cover image, or a specific area like a photo frame.

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.

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.

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.

Create a Silhouette Image

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

Express your Creativity with New 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.

Get 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!

Enhancing Photos with the Burn and Dodge Tools

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

How to Add Dodge and Burn Highlights

Get some tips from PaintShop Professional Bob Taylor on how to add subtle light and dark highlights to enhance your photos.

How to Add Rain to a Photo

Create a realistic rain effect on a photo in just a few steps. PaintShop Professional, Carole Asselin, will show you how to add rain to an image in PaintShop Pro, using selection tools, layers, noise, brightness and contrast, and motion blur.

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. Download a PDF copy of this tutorial and follow along.

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.

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.

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.

Webinar: Introducing the NEW PaintShop Pro 2018!

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, along with a demo by PaintShop Professional Brad Barton.

See what's new in PaintShop Pro 2019!

Download your FREE 30-day trial and check out the latest version of PaintShop Pro, with new creative content, artistic presets and 360° photo editing tools plus dozens of performance improvements for faster photo editing.

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