It's never been easier
Winning Entry from Behance.net's "5 Days of 5" Contest - Sposored by Adobe
While the mixer brushes were impressive in themselves, the latest version of Refine Edge and the new Content-Aware Fill proved to be as extraordinary and easy to use as every video demonstration promised.
Other features I couldn't wait to use were Illustrator's Perspective Drawing Tools. I used them to extend an existing background with perspective, but I can't wait to use these again to create scenes from scratch.
Finally, I learned how Photoshop's Repoussé tool could be used to quickly and easily transform just about anything and reposition it three-dimensionally however I wished.
See examples, below...