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The Ultimate Photoshop Toolbox. Sep 07 2010 For years now, whenever designers have been asked about their go-to program for image editing and creation, one of the top answers that comes back, is Adobe Photoshop.

The Ultimate Photoshop Toolbox

Its generations of evolution has centered around the growth of any number of digital imaging professionals and has made this software giant a staple in the graphic design community. Since so many of us find this tool in our design arsenals, we thought we would put together a post that would have you get the most out of this dynamic imaging program. Below is a collection of invaluable Photoshop resources from the online community that runs the proverbial gamut of available PS content. From toolkits full of templates, shapes, gradients, brushes, and so much more, to individual resource downloads of informative PDFs, usable PSDs, and other content galore, this post has everything you will need to amp up your Photoshop toolbox.

Websites Web Designer’s Toolkit is a valuable resource for Photoshoppers indeed. Brushes. How to Create an Eclipse Effect. HDR Photoshop effect. The most important is first step, it is a base of HDR Photoshop effect.

HDR Photoshop effect

Use command image > adjustment > shadow/highlight and set up values: shadows amount: 50%, tonal width 45%, radius 41 px; High-light amount 83%, tonal width 76%, radius 1120px; Duplicate layer "base" and set up its layer blending to Color Dodge. This blending gives picture strong colors and cause that light areas turn into pure white. In next step it will be repaired by another layer blending. Do the same thing as in the second step, but layer blending is set up to Linear Burn now. Fourth step is easy, it profits from third step. Now it's time to adjust picture look, try to experiment with layer opacity. Set up foreground color to white and use command select > color range with fuzziness set up around 100. The last step colorize picture into red tones. I use some other adjustmenst to achieve HDR look. If you are interested in real HDR, try article on wikipedia or on my blog: HDR fotografie. 20 High Quality Photoshop Web Design Tutorials. 30 Recent Photoshop Tutorials for Web Designers.

Photoshop is near-ubiquitous with graphics-based web design.

30 Recent Photoshop Tutorials for Web Designers

Even if you don’t consider yourself a graphic designer, having some Photoshop skills can really come in handy with your web design work. And tutorials take a lot out of the learning curve, so you can just follow the steps and get up to speed fairly quickly. This article shares with you the 30 Recent Photoshop Tutorials for Web Designers. Specifically, it covers web layout, UI elements, and Icon Photoshop tutorials. Think of it as a follow-up to our previous article that showcased Modern UI and Layout Tutorials for Photoshop. Without further ado, here are 30 Recent Photoshop Tutorials for Web Designers: Web Layout Photoshop Tutorials Create a Clean, Minimal Website Design in Photoshop Create a clean, minimal website design using some simple techniques.

Create a Consulting Web Layout Create a consulting web layout. Design a Fresh Web Service/SaaS Website Interface Design an Innovative Portfolio Site Using Alternative UI/UX Flickr Box. 760+ Photoshop Tutorials For Web & Graphic Designers. I have compiled together the ultimate Photoshop tutorial list for web and graphic designers.

760+ Photoshop Tutorials For Web & Graphic Designers

Mixed in here are a large array of over 760 tutorials from PSD slicing to fantasy art, logo design techniques to text effects, and so many more. Some tutorials are for beginners and some much more advanced. Many thanks to all the websites who have had the time to compile and showcase these lists. Enjoy! 30 Useful Photoshop Tutorials for Vintage and Retro Style Web design Ledger have compiled an awesome list of 30 photoshop vintage and retro tutorials. 50 Imaginative Fantasy Art Tutorials Specky Boy Design Magazine has a brilliant showcase of Photoshop tutorials aimed at imaginative and fantasy art. 18 Web Header Tutorials There are 18 fantastic tutorials showcased over at The Roxor about creative professional looking website header designs using Adobe Photoshop. 12 Fresh Tutorials 30+ Tutorials for Creating Stunning 3D Text Effects 30 Advanced Photoshop Illustration Tutorials * * * * *l By the way… Iggy Ko.

25 Photoshop Tutorials for Web Designers. Adobe Photoshop is the tool of choice for most web designers.

25 Photoshop Tutorials for Web Designers

From creating a website template to objects and components such as content boxes and buttons, Photoshop doesn’t fail to deliver. In this collection, you’ll find 25 excellent Photoshop tutorials geared towards web designers. You’ll find a variety of tutorials that include creating full web page templates, navigation menus, headers, and content boxes. If you know of a good Photoshop tutorial for web designers – why don’t you share it with all of us in the comments. 40+ Greatest Web Interface Design Photoshop Tutorials, Part I. Whether you kick off a web interface design by sketching on papers or blank Photoshop canvas, it’s good to get some guides and inspirations.

40+ Greatest Web Interface Design Photoshop Tutorials, Part I

Here we’ve compiled some of the nicest Photoshop tutorial that guides you, step by step, building up a web interface all the way from scratch. While you are at it, here’s more design related content we’ve written previously that might interest you Full list after jump. Beer/bar restaurant website layout Design a Web 2.0 tab with Photoshop How To Create a Stunning Vista Inspired MenuHow to make a semi-transparent Vista-inspired menu using gradients, shadows, and blurring to produce a stunning modern effect.

Creating A Cool 3D Web Design EffectProduce nice subtle 3D effects in our web designs. Author: Hongkiat Lim. How to Create Intense Light Streaks in Photoshop. This post was originally published in 2008 The tips and techniques explained may be outdated.

How to Create Intense Light Streaks in Photoshop

A couple of subscribers left their comment on a previous post that collated a range of inspiring graphic artwork from digital artists across the world. The commentors asked how the light stream effect on some of the pieces was created. I did a little research and picked up a couple of tips from similar tutorials to present a walkthrough on how to create intense light streaks flowing around an object or person. View Full Size Firstly find a subject to base the flowing light streams on. Reselect the object by CMD/CTRL + Click on the layer, go to Select > Feather and enter 1px.

On a new layer draw a circular marquee and add a Gradient fading to black with a colour of your choice, here I've chosen a cool green. Open up some kind of texture and paste it into the document. Change the blending mode to Multiply to render the white areas of the texture transparent. Photoshop. Illustrator. Inspire Magazine: September 2011 - Learn to create a 3D scene in Adobe Photoshop. 12 Top Quality Photoshop Light Effect Tutorials. Below are a few Photoshop light effect tutorials that have caught my eye while looking over the tutorial sites, for me these produce the best results while using brushes, blurs and other media such as textures to create a top quality effect.

12 Top Quality Photoshop Light Effect Tutorials

Create Awesome Abstract Nebula Circle Shape in Photoshop Covers using filters with textures such as the twirl filter and warp filter with a Nebula star texture making for impressive results. Create a Colorful Aged Poster With Special Lighting Effects You’ll learn how to use texture and adjustment layers to create an aging effect on a colorful abstract poster design. Create a Surreal Girl with a Raven Composition in Photoshop Tutorial Loads of great tricks in this tutorial. The Making of “Constant Slip” This is more a process description of making this illustration, than a detailed step by step how to, but is very detailed and can lead to some very creative ways of achieving light effects.

Achieve Brilliant Lighting Effects in Photoshop Comments. How to design a Vectorial Mascot design in Illustrator  Choose your language / Elige tu idioma: Hi guys, I recorded the whole process in the making of Cheeky Monkey vectorial mascot design in Illustrator, there will be several videos and I will update this post frequently, so subscribing to my Youtube Channel, my Facebook page or my Twitter is a good idea to stay up to date.

How to design a Vectorial Mascot design in Illustrator 

What is this tutorial about? The object of this tutorial is the cute vectorial character illustration for Cheeky Monkey Media, web development company from Canada, designed by commission some months ago. Final integration, cute, don´t you think? Sadly the video is about 15 hours long, so I need to split it in different parts and accelerate the time to compress it within YouTube´s restrictions. Here you can see the character evolution from the concept to the final rendering. This is the character evolution from sketch to final artwork And some close-ups: Video 1: some tips to improve the quality of your lineart in Photoshop Video 2: how to vectorize your lineart in Illustrator.