Megan Dunagan • Artist
whimsical & textured illustrations

Tutorials | Megan Dunagan

Learn about surface pattern design and learn to use the Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to make patterns and finish your illustrations.

Become a Keyboard Shortcut Wizard

 
 
Learn Photoshop & Illustrator Shortcuts

"ARG! WHERE is that menu option?!"
"I JUST saw it!"
"Is it under Edit? File? Object?!"
*hyperventilating*
UGH.
*collapses on floor with wacom pen in hand*


If you're totally nodding you head, you know the struggle is real in finding that thing you use JUST frequently enough is hiding in the maze that is Illustrator and Photoshop menus and toolbars. 

This is pretty much the conversation I have with myself when I realize I should REALLY attach that command to a key on my keyboard.

And...in any case:

Using keyboard shortcuts that you remember is the secret to fast and efficient design.

Once you accept that your mouse is just a slow menu-crawler and move forward with your own shortcuts, you'll be having people to say to you,

"What?! How'd you do that so fast?!"

-quoted from a million* people who've watched me work.
*not that many.

So here's to forgetting where than menu stuff *really* is (seriously, where's Crop again?), and bring on you A-game magic with shortcuts.