Artboards are useful when designing interfaces because they allow you to display several canvases on the same document. When you make a New Document in Photoshop, change the Document Type to Artboard and then choose an Artboard Size. Using the Artboard Tool to add more Artboards to your canvas. Within the same text, artboards are distinct design areas of any shape and size on which you can position design elements. Objects that extend beyond the artboard’s design area are clipped to the artboard’s design area’s edge.