How the New Smart Guides Feature in Photoshop CC Works

When Adobe announced some updates to Photoshop CC at their Creative Cloud announcement in New York back in June, they added several new features including new blur effects, focus mask selections, and deeper Typekit integration. One of the features that got lost in all the excitement was one that I’ve really enjoyed using, Smart Guides.

If you use Illustrator, you probably have grown to love its Smart Guides feature. Smart Guides help you place objects on your canvas by showing you how far you’ve moved the object, but they also help you out by snapping that object in to place. In this lightening fast, quick tip tutorial, I will show you how the Smart Guides feature in Photoshop CC works, and will show you how to create a nice polka dotted patten in the process. Let’s get started!

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