How To Add Artboard In Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop, a tool known and loved by many designers and photographers, is popular for its extensive features and tools that allow you to create and edit images like a pro. One of its essential features is the Artboard tool. This tool is a life-saver, especially for designing multiple layouts within the same document. This blog post will guide you on how to add an Artboard in Photoshop, so let’s dive right into it!

Step 1: Open Photoshop

Launch Adobe Photoshop on your computer. Click on File > New or press Ctrl + N (on a PC) or Command + N (on a Mac) to create a new document.

Step 2: Select Artboard

In the New Document dialog box, you’ll find an option called ‘Artboard’. Check the box next to it. You can choose an artboard size from the preset list or enter a custom size.

Step 3: Add Artboard

Once your document is opened, select the Artboard tool from the toolbar (or press Shift + V until it appears). After selecting the Artboard tool, you’ll find an option at the top of the application window called ‘New Artboard’. Click on it.

Step 4: Position Artboard

Click and drag on the canvas to position your new artboard. You can also adjust the size of the artboard by dragging its corners. If you wish to create multiple artboards, just repeat the steps above.

Step 5: Save and Exit

Once you’re done creating and positioning your artboards, remember to save your work. To do this, go to File > Save, or hit Ctrl + S (on a PC) or Command + S (on a Mac). Then you can exit Photoshop.


And there you have it! Now you know how to add an Artboard in Photoshop. This feature is incredibly useful when working on different design elements simultaneously or when you want to create variations of a single design. So, go ahead and give it a try!