By Kirk Nelson

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Image credit: Envato Market

Welcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!

The Gradient Tool

Our world is a realm of ever-changing hues and tones. Perfect solid colors are rare at best. If you ever want your illustrations to be realistic in Photoshop, you will have to get used to the Gradient Tool. There’s no better way to create a smooth transition of color. In this 60-second video, I’ll show you exactly how it works!

A Bit More Detail

Learn more about Adobe Photoshop on Envato Tuts+.

  • Photoshop Tutorials for Beginners tutorial series
  • Mastering Light & Shadow in Adobe Photoshop free course
  • Photoshop Essentials course
  • Advanced Photoshop Techniques course

60 Seconds?!

This is part of a series of quick video tutorials on Envato Tuts+ in which we introduce a range of subjects, all in 60 seconds—just enough to whet your appetite. Let us know in the comments what you thought of this video and what else you’d like to see explained in 60 seconds!

Read more here:: Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Use the Gradient Tool