Tools

Tutorials on how to use the various tools within Pixelmator.

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Setting Up Pixelmator for the First Time

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We are excited to introduce Pixelmator QuickSteps! This is our new Pixelmator video tutorial series with a whole new look, better quality audio, video and great content all for you guys! We appropriately start at the beginning with this first Pixelmator tutorial for those just starting with Pixelmator and wondering where all of the good stuff is. So let’s get started!

The Curves Tool in Pixelmator

The Curves Tool in Pixelmator

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The Curves Tool is arguably the most useful tool when it comes to adjusting an image, however beginners often find it one of the most intimidating tools to use. In this tutorial we will demystify this powerful tool, showing you various practical uses to help enhance even the most dull and boring of images.

Pixel Tool Pixel Art in Pixelmator

Tools: The Art of the Pixel Tool

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Pixel Art takes us back to a time when console games and computer graphics had a lower resolution and limited colors. These graphics were completely hand drawn, shaded and colored. Many retro artists like to mimic this unique look but put a modern stylish spin on it. We’ll show you how to use the Pixel Tool in Pixelmator to get started and try it for yourself!

Layer Masks

Tools: Layer Masks

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This tutorial is designed to be the definitive guide to one of the most essential features of Pixelmator – Layer Masks. We will explain exactly what a Layer Mask is, how to use them and uncover a few Layer Mask secrets. To conclude the tutorial we will show you step-by-step how to blend two images, so that they fade seamlessly into one another.