Learning a new software is always a big challenge. Sometimes the learning curve can be very steep but once you learn it everything becomes much clearer. I believe the only way to learn is to practice all the time. But for those that are starting with Photoshop and get a bit frustrated or upset with the learning process I recommend the Top 40 Photoshop Features by Lynda.com that will give you an idea of how Photoshop works.
Top 40 Photoshop Features
For more information visit Lynda Photoshop training.
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Abduzeedo is a blog about design. There are all sorts of articles for those who want to look for inspiration. Also you will find very useful tutorials for the most used applications out there, with a special selection of Photoshop Tutorials and Illustrator Tutorials. Of course there are other softwares conteplated like Pixelmator, Fireworks, and web design tutorials.