Design a Textured Button in Photoshop | BittBox If our freebies have benefited you personally or have helped you earn a profit please consider donating via paypal. Donate Now Today I’ll be showing you how to design a neat little textured button in Photoshop. This is a basic level tutorial that will help you learn more about layer styles, texture and pattern overlays, and gradients. If you find this walkthrough useful and would like to see more like this please leave me a comment. Enjoy! Resources Used: Preview of what we’re making: Step 1 Create a new 500px by 500px Photoshop document with a background will color of #fefeea Step 2 Using the Rounded Rectangle Tool with a radius of 10px, create the base of the button. Step 3 Double click on the layer in the layers window to bring up the Layer Style pane. Step 4 Then we’ll add an inner shadow. Step 5 Next we’ll add a subtle gradient to help give the button a hint of depth. Step 6 Now it’s time do add a little bit of texture to the button. Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10 Step 11 Step 12 Step 13 Step 14
100 Free Photoshop Actions (And How to Make Your Own) Photoshop actions can be extremely useful timesavers when you find yourself performing the same steps over and over on an image. They're also an excellent way for photographers to quickly and easily pass on their favorite techniques to others. Today we'll be looking at how you can make your own, and showcasing 100 fantastic free Photoshop actions to use straight away! In recent years, DeviantArt has become a huge storehouse for photographers to upload and share Photoshop actions. For beginners, we'll start off with a brief explanation of how to create and install Photoshop actions and then move onto our huge list of actions that are free for you to download and use. Although, if you’re looking for commercial quality results, and you’re in a hurry to get a professional solution, then choose from one of the hundred’s of affordable Photoshop Actions available for purchase on GraphicRiver. Recording an action in Photoshop is incredibly simple.
350 Photoshop Tutorials | Best Photoshop Tutorials Photoshop is what makes the virtual world seem alive. Its nothing less than a blessing for designers. The Internet is full of Photoshop Tutorials and you will find a tutorial on each and every tool. With that being said, we understand that these tutorials require time and effort to find so we’ve saved you both. Who knows, after going through these tutorials, you may end up being the next big thing in the world of Graphic Design. This article is divided in 14 Sections: Advertisement Tutorials for Beginners 5 Common Photoshop Myths Solved for Absolute Beginners In this post, author will provide 5 Simple, Yet Useful Photoshop “How-to”s for Absolute Beginners. More Information on 5 Common Photoshop Myths Solved for Absolute Beginners How to Use and Create Brushes in Adobe Photoshop This tutorial will show you how to get and use brushes. More Information on How to Use and Create Brushes in Adobe Photoshop A Beginner’s Guide to Photoshop Masks – Part One Bridge is Going to be Your Best Friend Fire
20 PSD Tuts That Will Turn You Into A Photoshop Guru Many people can use Photoshop, but only a select few can call themselves gurus. Learn all the methods in the 20 tutorials below and you’ll be well on your way to joining this elite. Rather than focus on tuts for beginners, intermediates or advanced users, we’ve simply chosen ones which produce jaw-dropping effects. 1. Follow this tutorial to create dazzling, multi-layered, semi-transparent lettering, with a Perspex-like quality. 2. 3D Pixel Stretch Effect File this tutorial under “simple but effective”. 3. Turn a simple cityscape into a torrentially flooded wasteland. 4. Become the master of light and glow on Photoshop with this brief, easy-to-follow guide. 5. Use masking tools, layers, gradients and lines to turn your favorite piece of 3D text into something more colorful and commercial. 6. Mental waves do not exist, but if they did they’d look rather like this. 7. This tutorial is so versatile. 8. 9. 10. 11. Portraits occupy the more advanced end of the Photoshop learning spectrum.
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60 Most Wanted Photoshop Tutorials, Brushes, .PSDs and Resources - Noupe Design Blog Jan 04 2009 For months, we have been bookmarking interesting, useful and creative Adobe Photoshop tutorials and Resources, so you can now rest assured that you will have the necessary tools to get the job done. Due to this phenomenally vast amount of textures, brushes, patterns available, you can now add dirt, rust, floral effect, swirls, mold, oil stains in your artworks and photos to give them an aged, damaged, dreamy or any look you want. So in today’s post, you’ll find an assortment of top-notch tutorials, brushes, patterns, textures, actions and .PSD downloadable files that others have freely contributed to the design community for making your next photoshop effect. Don’t forget to subscribe to our RSS-Feed and visit my twitter page : nourayehia if you want to keep track of our next post. To make your job a little bit easier, we have categorized this post into 7 section, the links below will get you to your desired section. Photoshop Tutorials - 40 Spine-chilling Horror Photoshop Effects
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11 Excellent Photoshop Tutorials to Boost Creativity Tutorials can often be your greatest source of inspiration. Sometimes, you may find it difficult to look for some of the highest quality Photoshop tutorials using search engines. There’s so many tutorials available, but only a handful offer inspiration along with valuable tips and techniques. Photoshop provides designers pretty much endless possibility of creating realistic effect. So here are the some cool, creative tutorials collected by us, we hope these tutorials should help sharpen your Photoshop skill-set. Don’t forget to comment and share your favorite tutorial. Design a Slick 3D Ice Text Effect Smokin’ Woman Cyborg 3D Text On Fire Dragons Flaming Photo Manipulation Bright Floral Text Effect Milk Typography Effect Making a grungy business card Hell Smashing Your Creative Block Advertisement
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. 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
The Ultimate Collection Of Useful Photoshop Actions - Smashing Magazine Saving repetitive tasks as Photoshop actions can save you a lot of time, allowing you to automate your work and improve workflow efficiency. A Photoshop action is a recording of a sequence of commands and operations that you can save and access later on. We’ve searched for the best downloadable Photoshop actions that can help you improve your workflow and perform complex techniques with the push of a button. Quick Introduction to Photoshop Actions Link For those unfamiliar with Photoshop actions, they’re simply pre-recorded tasks that you can save and reuse anytime. Image Effects and Graphic Creation Actions Link Cross-processing ATN1 Simulate the Cross-processing2 (Xpro) photography technique using this Photoshop action. Lomo Give your images a “Lomo” look and feel with this excellent Photoshop action. Lomo Cross-processing This Photoshop action is a combination of two popular photography effects: Lomo and Cross-processing. Photo Enhancement and Processing Actions Link (al)
How to Shoot the Night Sky (Introduction to Astrophotography) The following post on photographing the night sky is by jgomez65 – one of dPS’s forum members. Several people asked me to post a simple tutorial on how I took some night sky pictures. I am not an astrophotographer in any way, shape or form, nor do I have any expensive equipment. Anyway, here is how I did it. 1. You need a camera that has manual exposure mode. You will also need a remote control or a shutter release cable in order to minimize shaking the camera when taking the pictures. You will definitely need a tripod 2. The darker the place, the better it is. 3. First, try to use a lens with a large aperture. Next, set your camera at a high ISO. Finally, in order to avoid the star trail (that is avoiding capturing the movement of the stars as the earth rotates) you have to use the RULE of 600 which is very easy: Divide 600 by the focal length of the lens you are using. 4. Tip: Every time I am done with a set of pictures, I place my hand in front of the lens and take another picture. 5.
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