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Pixls portrait example. Transverrebymariocliche. To be determined. Go Easy On Me. Photoshop CS4: A Picture Worth a Thousand Words. I love Photoshop techniques that offer all kinds of possibilities for experimentation—and the following tutorial is a perfect example of one of those techniques.

Photoshop CS4: A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

In this issue, we’re going to take a portrait and replace the person’s image with text (think 2009 Grammy posters). Pick a portrait that offers good contrast—a photo that’s very dramatic and dark probably won’t work as well. I’ve had the best success with straight-on head and shoulder shots, but again, feel free to experiment with all types of photos. For the best results, choose a photo that has a light background (or select the background around the person and make it lighter). Create a new document (File>New) in a size that’s smaller than your photo: the specifics don’t really matter. Switch back to the photograph. Then, press Command-J (PC: Ctrl-J) to copy the selected pixels onto a new layer.

Go back to the Select menu and choose Color Range again. Click the Create a New Layer icon at the bottom of the Layers panel. How to Simulate X-Ray Photography in Photoshop. In today’s quick tip tutorial, I will show you how to simulate an x-ray image in Photoshop.

How to Simulate X-Ray Photography in Photoshop

Let’s get started! Take a banana and cut it in half with a very sharp blade and take a photo of it over a white piece of paper. With the pen tool (P) selected, go to the paths window and create a new path that follows the border of the banana. I know there are other several ways to do this, but in this tutorial I am going to use the pen tool. Command/Ctrl+ Click the thumbnail of the path to make a selection of the banana. Ink Effect for a Portrait using Photoshop. 70 Beauty-Retouching Photoshop Tutorials. Beauty retouching is probably one of the most popular application areas in which Adobe Photoshop is used extensively.

70 Beauty-Retouching Photoshop Tutorials

There are two simple reasons for that. First, Photoshop offers a variety of advanced tools to smooth out skin and hair, optimize body proportions and emphasize some beautiful details. And second, if you have some experience with Photoshop it is easy to learn the basics and quickly produce very impressive and beautiful results. Of course, beauty-retouching is a quite deceptive art. The masters of Photoshop create illusions which are hard to tell apart — unless you have both a genuine photo and the final result in Photoshop and can directly compare them. Still, it is not the reason to avoid learning advanced Photoshop techniques for beauty-retouching and study examples of how it is done in practice. You may want to take a look at the further Photoshop tutorials selections we’ve presented earlier: Skin Link Hair Link Body (breasts, bum, figure, etc.)

Eyes, mouth and teeth Link. Alice in Wonderland by Lisa Holloway. Butterfly Wishes by Lisa Holloway. How To Create Dramatic Hair In Photoshop. At 500px, we’ve teamed up with Adobe to bring you a must-have package for photographers and artists: Get all the features of Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan, which includes Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom with your 500px Awesome account—all for a special package price.

How To Create Dramatic Hair In Photoshop

To learn more about this great deal, visit our Upgrade page. DIY – Posable Teddy Bear. Tutorial: The Secret to Shooting ‘Balancing’ Photos with Ease. Dina Belenko is a creative still-life photographer from Russia and incredibly successful 500px Prime photographer.

Tutorial: The Secret to Shooting ‘Balancing’ Photos with Ease

Her artistic images capture magical stories behind everyday inanimate objects. In this tutorial, Dina shows you how she captured her amazing “balancing donuts” photo that recently took off on 500px, and it’s easier than you think! Read on, stay inspired, and enjoy. I always wanted to try this kind of photo: unstable, balancing composition with sweets and coffee.

My first try resulted in quite a nice picture but I also created a total mess in the process. So I set out to find another, lower-risk solution. 1. I took a sheet of transparent plastic (glass will also do, but you should be more careful with it… plastic is much safer) and set it a short distance from the colored background. To add some depth and volume to the composition, I placed my objects on little supports (it turned out that children’s wooden blocks work really well). 2. 3. Tutorial: How To Create Self-Portrait Sketches. Want to turn your self-portrait photos into fine art? Paris-based photographer and graphic designer Sébastien Del Grosso has some techniques he’d like to share with you! Photography and drawing are Sébastien’s biggest passions in life, and he skillfully combines the two disciplines in his self-portrait sketch series on 500px, “The Sketch of A Life”.

This Guy’s Self-Portraits Are Like None I’ve Ever Seen. #4 Is Slightly Disturbing But Pure Genius. Sebastien Del Grosso is a 33-year-old artist from Paris who has found an imaginative way to bring his selfies to life — he sketches himself into the picture in such a way as to make the photographs look like paintings.

This Guy’s Self-Portraits Are Like None I’ve Ever Seen. #4 Is Slightly Disturbing But Pure Genius.

Sebastien came up with the idea when he decided to update his Facebook profile photo and has since created a whole collection of such images. The trick to producing the incredible effect is that, instead of completely transforming the pictures into sketches, Sebastien adapts only parts of the original pictures, creating an amazing composite effect. The entire process, from the shooting to producing the final image, can take the artist anywhere from a few hours to several days. Extreme & Trick Photography (taken by me)