Secret Photoshop eyedropper trick blows people's minds

Ever used a tool day-in, day-out, but only recently discovered its full potential? That's exactly what happened to artist Jane Ng, who found out that you can use Photoshop's eyedropper tool to pick colours outside of Photoshop CC itself.

In what might be one of the most succinct Photoshop tutorials we've ever seen, Ng was shown how to use the eyedropper tool via Twitter. After tweeting her frustration at being unable to pick colours beyond Photoshop into the void of social media, she was amazed to hear from designer Timothy Kempf that you can actually do just that! His revelatory tweet read:

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.