The April/May 2017 issue of Photoshop User magazine is now live at This issue’s cover is by the incredible Nick Pedersen, this year’s Best of Show Guru winner at Photoshop World. The main feature this issue is by the one and only Dave Cross (okay, there’s a famous actor by the name of Dave Cross, as well, but you know who we’re talking about). Dave covers the fundamentals of working with layers and how important they are to a nondestructive workflow.Of course, we have our usual and amazing “Down & Dirty Tricks” by Corey Barker and Kirk Nelson.We also have an article on how to retouch underwater images by Jenna Martin, a fantastic photographer and Photoshop guru.Speaking of retouching, Kristina Sherk shows us the top three signs that we’ve over-retouched our images.And Dave Clayton, teaches us how to create a letterpress type effect in Photoshop.But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. There’s a lot more great stuff in this issue, so go check it out now.