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Photoshop and Illustrator cheat sheets for designers

Click image to see the original cheatsheet on Zerolag

Click image to see the original cheatsheet on Zerolag
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For many creatives, it can often feel like there's never enough hours in the day. With ever-demanding clients and constantly looming deadlines, applying time-saving techniques to your workflow is essential, and these helpful cheat sheets for Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator CS6 can help you do just that.

Whether you're following a new Photoshop tutorial (opens in new tab), or simply practising how to draw (opens in new tab) something in Illustrator, these cheat sheets will help creatives at all skill levels – and most of the CS6 shortcuts are applicable to Creative Cloud (opens in new tab) versions of the software, too.

The team at Zerolag (opens in new tab) created the sheets specifically with graphic designers in mind, providing code below the graphic so it can be shared and help improve the productivity of fellow creatives. They've also made printer-friendly versions available for quick referencing.

Click image to see the original cheatsheet on Zerolag

Click image to see the original cheatsheet on Zerolag
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So what are you waiting for? Download the Photoshop (opens in new tab) and Illustrator (opens in new tab) cheat sheets now!

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