This is the ultimate Photoshop Toolbox, it is not a list of random resources, it is a list of the BEST and most resourceful PS sites available.
The list is separated into the following categories: Free PSD Files Sites, Free PS Brushes Sites, PS Tutorials Sites, Free Filters and Plugins Sites, PS Forums, Photoshop Text Effects, PS Cheat Sheets and Free PS E-Books.
The rankings are based upon quality as well as number of outgoing links from this site.
Top 10 Free PSD Files Resource Sites
Top 10 Photoshop Brushes Resource Sites
Top 10 Photoshop Plugins and Filters Resource Sites
10. Mehdi PS Plugins
Top 20 Photsohop Tutorials Resource Sites
8. PS Lover
10. Planet Photoshop
11. Totorial Kit
13. Photoshop 101
15. Adobe Tutorialz
16. CBT Cafe
19. Tutorial Park
Top 10 Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials
7. Dream Design
10. Spray Paint Text
Top 10 Photoshop Forums
7 Free Photoshop Ebooks to Download
URL : 25 ESSENTIAL Photoshop Moves Ebook.
Description : This is a collection of tools, tips and tutorials for the novice to the mid leveled Photoshopper.
In the book, the author has picked out 25 key tasks or tools that he would expect an experienced Photoshop user to know. These Photoshop lessons include selection techniques, shortcuts, time-saving tools, montage skills and practical applications of Photoshop. Large illustrations, step-by-step explanations and simple instructions will have you creating Photoshop art like a professional in no time.
URL : The Photoshop Anthology free PDF Ebook.
Description : Every web designer who uses Photoshop to produce web graphics needs a copy of this book. Whether you’re relatively inexperienced, or you already have a host of sites in your portfolio, you’ll find countless useful examples, techniques, tips, and tricks that you can apply immediately to your own designs in this book.
URL : Worth 1000 Photoshop Tricks (remember and wait 30secs).
Description : This is an amazing collection of 1000 Photoshop tutorials and techniques, honestly 1000! Everyone should have this, from the pro to the novice. Be warned, it will take you a few days to browse the book. Essential.
URL : Photoshop Made Easy Free E-Book.
Description : Photoshop Made Easy covers your basic Photoshop needs and mainly specialises in photo editing rather than creation. A handy book for reference all the same.
URL : Photoshop Lightroom E-Book.
Description : Just in case you did not know, Lightroom is an image management application that helps you view, edit, and manage digital photos. This free ebook is an essential read for photographers, it offers great tips and techniques.
URL : Official Photoshop CS4 Free Help Ebook.
Description : This 704 page ebook covers absoulty everything about, as you would expect, Photoshop CS4. As far as help files go it is an easy read.
URL : Adobe Photoshop CS4 Keyboard Short Cuts PDF.
Description : All shortcuts are organized into 4 pages, by menu and alphabetically. A must have download.
Top 7 Photoshop Cheat Sheets
1. Adobe Photoshop CS4 – Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheets
Download (Windows) : CS4 – Keyboard Shorcuts Cheat Sheets.
Download (MAC) : CS4 – Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheets.
Description : All keyboard shortcuts organized into four pages, by menu, as well as alphabetically by key.
2. Photoshop CS3 Shortcuts Cheatsheet
Download (Windows) : CS3 – Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheets.
Download (MAC) : CS3 – Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheets.
Description : The PDF’s include 4 pages. The first two pages are organized by function in Photoshop. The other two pages show the shortcuts organized alphabetically by keystroke.
3. Photoshop Quick Reference Card
Download (Windows) : Photoshop Quick Reference Card.
Download (MAC) : Photoshop Quick Reference Card.
Description : These cheat sheets come from Custom Guide, an amazing free resource site for free reference cards and cheat sheets, covering everything from Word to Photoshop.
4. Photoshop CS2 Shortcuts Cheatsheet
Download (Windows) : CS2 – Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheets.
Download (MAC) : CS2 – Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheets.
Description : These PDF’s include 4 pages, the first two pages are organized by function, the last two pages have all the shortcuts organized alphabetically by keystroke.
5. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Cheat Sheets
Download (Windows) : Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Cheat Sheets.
Download (MAC) : Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Cheat Sheets.
Description : Photoshop Lightroom is, obviously not Photoshop, but they can work hand in hand. Lightroom is handy software for photographers and this cheat sheet is essential.
6. Photoshop Toolbox Reference
URL : Photoshop Toolbox Reference Home.
Description : This is not only a keyboard cheatsheet, if you click on each tool you get a small video tutorial describing the function and the basics of that individual tool. You have to bookmark this.
7. Photoshop Toolbox Reference (help) from adobe.com
URL : Adobe Photoshop CS4 Reference.
Description : You could only visit adobe.com for a full and detailed description of Photoshop. There is a lot of reading to be had, but I would definitely bookmark this site.