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. 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.
Want to learn how everything works in Photoshop? We'll help you make your photos better, draw vector graphics, and design a web site. Learn the Basics of Photoshop in Under 25 Minutes - To get started with Photoshop, you need to know what everything does. Here's a look at practically every tool in Photoshop in less than 25 minutes. Basics of Photoshop: Color Correction, Touch Ups, and Enhancements - Now that you know the tools Photoshop has to offer, we can take a look at using them to correct and alter color, retouch blemishes and other unwanted parts of your photos, and enhance portraits to make the subject look especially good. Basics of Photoshop: Basic Drawing with the Pen Tool - Photoshop isn't just for photos.
Quite a bold statement, Learn Photoshop in 24 hours. Its simple and you can. Stepping into Photoshop at first can be quite daunting, were do you start? With these 20 tutorials we have given you some direction, you will start of with some very basic techniques and build towards the more advanced. By the end of it you will be an expert. Tutorial 1 : Combining Two Photos for New Effect – Basic
Photoshop actions are great. If you’re not familiar with actions, they are simply prerecorded adjustments made to a Photoshop file that can be saved and applied to other projects. The concept is simple, but the process to create some actions can be very complicated. That’s why using actions can be a huge time saver. With just a click of a button you can apply a complicated effect to a Photoshop file instantly.