If you are not using Photoshop or Elements, you are missing out on the most powerful and wide-ranging art tool on the planet.
There are fonts out there that pretend to look like chalkboard writing, but when it comes down to it, they just don't. In this Photoshop tutorial you'll learn how to create a realistic looking chalkboard text effect that's simple to do. Off we go...
The Selection Tools In Photoshop In this article I’ll explain some of the different and powerful selection tools that are available in Photoshop. This guide is aimed at beginners, but can hopefully provide a few extra pointers for more advanced users. Personally I find it very easy to get stuck using only one selection tool, when it can be beneficial to experiment with several in your work. The Marquee Tools: The Marquee Tools consist of the Rectangle, Elliptical, Single Row and Single Column selection tools.
NOTE: This post was originally posted on March 22nd 2009. However, we still to this day have readers who are confused with how to use the pen tool. This tutorial has helped a lot of people since it was first pubilshed, so we hope that whether this is your first time reading it, or you’re using it as a refresher, it’s helpful for you. Final Image This is the final image that we’ll be creating. Step 1
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Sometimes you’ll want to make your text look like it was written with a marker on real paper (or some other surface), and the fonts that look like handwriting are not accurate enough for you. Fortunately, Photoshop has a few tools that will help give your text a nice, somewhat distressed inky effect for a realistic ‘marker’ effect.
Bad Girls Throughout History Postcards by Ann Shen As I mentioned in my previous geo post, I’m going to show you how I create my Photoshop geo shapes. Photoshop shapes are versatile because they can be scaled to any size without becoming pixelated. And besides, Photoshop shapes can become part of your Custom Shapes library. [...]
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I’m going to start you out nice and easy. In fact, it’s SO easy, you’re gonna LOVE this tutorial. Welcome to the Dark Side of Shadowing. *insert evil laugh here* Let’s take Morgan here (I love this picture … she looks so innocent. Looks can be VERY deceiving. heh):
Today we will learn how to realize a folded paper text effect from scratch in Photoshop. We will firstly create the background using a couple of patterns, then we will work on the type treatment with the help of the pen tool, layer masks and other useful techniques related to dodge,burn and the transform tool. This tutorial is very simple to follow, so I suggest to everyone to give a try.
34 Photoshop Tutorials That Will Leave You Looking Like A Pro | Onextrapixel - Showcasing Web Treats Without A HitchThis time we are bringing you a lot of Photoshop tutorials on all sorts of topics. It's meant to be a good collection for those who aren't quite pro yet, but want to be. From making amazing business cards to bringing a stone statue to life, these take us through hours and hours of practicing those skills. These tutorials are some of the best and varied out there. If you learn to master some of the techniques and tricks from these, you will be sure to land on your feet looking like a pro!
It is proven that by using software shortcuts can boost up productivity. Here are 30 secret Photoshop shortcuts that I've learned from years of experience. Well, what I mean by "secret" is that these shortcuts are not documented in the menus. Keep reading and you will find how these shortcuts can speed up your productivity. I bet you don't know all of them. Note: this article is written in Mac Photoshop format.
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Step 1 We’ll be talking specifically about Photoshop Brushes in this tutorial, but the process is exactly the same for adding and managing Swatches, Gradients, Styles, Patterns, Contours and Custom Shapes as well, so just know that even though I’m talking about brushes, the information shared here applies the all these. Before we get into the meat of the lesson, lets start by taking a quick look at how Photoshop stores and uses these things. Photoshop allows us to keep as many brushes in the Brush palette as we’d like, but the more stuff you pack into the palettes the slower those palettes will load (because every brush takes a little memory) and the harder it’ll be to find the brush you’re looking for. I find that organizing and properly naming my brush sets in an external Brushes folder and then loading only the brushes I need for a specific project makes my life much easier. Step 2
Created by: PeeHa.com Description: This is a set of cool hand drawn trees. PeeHa.com used Adobe Illustrator CS4 to color the thumbnail. I colored the preview image using BrushPortfolio.com's water color stroke brushes .