Adobe Photoshop is the most used software for editing, manipulating and painting images widely used all over the world by 3D and 2D artist. Because his tools and possibilities of combination different layers together using they blending options, Photoshop is an essential tool for post-production of images rendered by any 3D application. In this introduction i would like to explain you and guide with the first steps with Photoshop. Even that to explain all functionality in one tutorial is impossible i will try to give you an image how and for what you can Photoshop use.
Starting with the workspace, basic tools, layers and masking possibilities we will go through a lot of options which Photoshop can deliver you. At the end i will show few features from the latest release of Photoshop CS5.