Document Size vs. Canvas Size in Photoshop

December 21, 2013

When I started working with Adobe Photoshop, I didn’t understand the difference between “document size” and “canvas size.”  Coming from a painting background, I viewed my “canvas” as the area I had to work on. I translated this, in Photoshop, to mean the photo or scrapbook page I was working on.  That is not necessarily true.

After some exploration, I learned that while my canvas size can be my document size, my document size is not necessarily equal to my canvas size.  Confusing? Let’s take a closer look. READ MORE…… and pick up the *FREE* Facebook Cover below!



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  1. stacey

    thank you for all the great tutorials – this is one I did know and use alot.

  2. stacey

    thanks for the awesome fb cover!

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