How to Rotate Canvas in Photoshop: A Quick Tutorial

The Rotate View tool lets you change the canvas view at any angle. Click and hold the Hand tool and select the Rotate View tool or press Shift + H . Drag the tool anywhere on the canvas to change its orientation.

Have you ever wondered how to rotate the canvas in Photoshop? It’s a simple and useful tool that can help digital artists mimic traditional drawing techniques. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to rotate the canvas in Photoshop and how to get it back to its original position if you accidentally rotate it.

First, locate the toolbar on the left-hand side of your screen. You’ll see a button with a hand icon, which is the rotate tool. If it’s not showing up, right-click on the hand tool, and then click on the rotate tool. Alternatively, you can press ‘R’ on your keyboard to bring up the rotate tool.

Once you have the rotate tool selected, click and drag your canvas to rotate it. If you hold down the SHIFT key while clicking and dragging, the canvas will rotate in equal increments, making it easier to straighten up. You can also type in the angle you want in the top toolbar to rotate it precisely.

If you accidentally rotate your canvas, don’t worry. To get it back to its original position, simply click on the ‘reset view’ button in the top toolbar. Your canvas will be straightened up, and you can continue working on it.

Rotating the canvas in Photoshop is a handy tool for digital artists who want to mimic traditional drawing techniques. It’s quick and easy to use, and you can get creative with your artwork. Just remember to reset the view if you accidentally rotate your canvas.

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