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How to Create a Vintage Type Postcard. Filters. How to Blend Colors with the Mixer Brush Tool in Photoshop CS6. The Mixer Brush tool in Photoshop CS6 takes painting one notch higher toward achieving a more realistic, natural media look to the brush strokes.

How to Blend Colors with the Mixer Brush Tool in Photoshop CS6

This tool allows you to blend colors and vary your wetness within a single brush stroke. The Mixer Brush tool uses two paint wells — a “reservoir” that deposits color (Adobe calls it paint) on the canvas and a “pickup” that receives, or picks up, color from the canvas (which can be an image or color you’ve applied). This is a great tool to try if you want to paint over a photo to make it look more painterly but don’t want to apply a filter. Here’s how to use the Mixer Brush tool: Select the Mixer Brush tool from the Tools panel.This tool shares the same flyout menu as the Brush, Pencil, and Color Replacement tools. Credit: ©iStockphoto/Elpiniki Image #1861345. How to Create Brilliant Light Streaks in Photoshop. Lighting effects have become quite popular, and are an effective way to add bright eye catching details to a photo or illustration.

How to Create Brilliant Light Streaks in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn a simple technique for creating brilliant light streaks which can be used in different ways to add motion and brightness to your designs. Step 1 First, lets create a nice background for our effect. Open up a new Photoshop file, and fill the background with black. Now, create a new layer and fill it with white. Step 2 Now lets create a light from which all of our streaks will be created. Step 3 Make a copy of the light layer that we just created, and hide the original. Step 4 Now we get to start having fun. The Twirl filter will give you a streak that is moving in a more radial type of path. 50 Portrait Retouching Tutorials To Take Your Photoshop Skills To A New Level. Email Is it something that often happens to you?

50 Portrait Retouching Tutorials To Take Your Photoshop Skills To A New Level

You just sit and keep on looking through your photos on the computer screen trying to take a closer look at your full-size pictures. And then it occurs to you that they didn’t really suck that much during the actual shoot? Of course, what you see during the shoot with your eyes and what you get after the photo session is not the same thing. But do not let your despair take possession of you! Photoshop is capable of making slightly imperfect photo into an awesome shot. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. How to Create Your Own Planets Using Your Panoramas. Scene opens to solar winds gently blowing intergalactic tumbleweeds past the open porch door.

How to Create Your Own Planets Using Your Panoramas

An eerie quiet blankets the solar system. We don’t know about you, but ever since those astronomers kicked Pluto out of the party, we’ve been feeling mighty lonely over here on planet Earth. But wait! We’ve just the solution: Our pal Dirk wrote up a tutorial that shows you how to turn any panorama or landscape photograph into a full-fledged planet! Best of all, once you’ve selected an image to work with, the process takes only 5 minutes. There are special moments in the life of any photographer that suddenly change his view of his hobby (or profession). Getting my first analog SLR (Nikon N2000/F301 in 1988)Getting my first digital camera (Kodak DC120 in 1997)Discovering a software that could stitch together photos into a seamless panorama (MGI PhotoVista 2.0 in 2002)Discovering the rather simple instructions to create my own planet Two samples: Click either image to see it larger.

More Samples. 33 Excellent Photoshop Tutorials For Designing Posters. Posters come in different designs; the important thing is to catch the attention of the people passing by.

33 Excellent Photoshop Tutorials For Designing Posters

The right colors and fonts would be one option, but another important thing is the design itself. It has to be something amazing that would wow people and make them want to read the book, see the movie or go to the show you have designed the poster for. Let’s say you have the idea and you want to put it on a piece of paper. You could go the old fashioned way and draw it yourself but if you ain’t got the talent you would have to do that with the help of computer graphics.

It’s just about creativity and some skills you will need to master. We thought about that and will gladly help you out with some tutorials that could be useful for you to master Photoshop and in the end create wonderful posters for whatever you need. Create a Dark, Creepy Movie Poster Create vintage poster art using Photoshop and Daz Studio iPhone Promotion Poster Design Create a Retro Urban Gig Poster in Photoshop.