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. 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
Separating Complex Objects from Background Welcome to PhotoshopStar.com! If you find this site useful, you might want to subscribe to our free newsletter for updates on our new Photoshop Tutorials and Articles. You can find a lot of tutorials how to separate complex objects from the background. But I would like to invite your attention to another one unique simple tutorial how to achieve the desired effect in just a few steps. I got this method by experimenting. In the beginning you should find some appropriate picture to work with. Apply Filter > Extract with similar settings to these: This is where we start to extract the image first of all zoom into the image with Zoom Tool so you can clearly see the outline and set the brush size to a suitable size and then simply draw around the outline of the womanâ€™s hairstyle with Edge Highlighter Tool. After that create a new layer under and fill it with color of #aed2da. Now we can see that we have some defects on womanâ€™s hair. Now, move to the next step. We are done on this step.
Round-Up of Photoshop CS5 Tutorials Jan 31 2011 Almost a year ago, Adobe Photoshop CS5 was released and designers have not stopped raving about it since then. And why wouldn’t they? CS5 is filled with many powerful features that has made work easier for designers across the globe and the results we see speak for themselves. Photoshop CS5 provides a good number of improved features such as 3D extrusions with Adobe Repoussé, Raw Image Processing , Puppet Warp, Smart Radius feature, Content-Aware Fill, etc. just to name a few! Adobe Photoshop CS5: Top 5 Features Check out the Top 5features of Adobe Photoshop CS5 according to the author: Create a Vintage Art Poster Using Photoshop CS5 In this tutorial, you’ll discover some great Photoshop CS5 techniques to create a stylised poster from scratch using brushes: Learn the Basics of Compositing in Photoshop CS5 Here you can learn how to take components of an image and merge them with another image in Photoshop:
Playing with Displace Filter in Photoshop I have been playing a lot with the Displace filter in Photoshop and I still get impressed with how powerful it is. Even though I have written some tutorials using it, I decided to try to recreate a different effect that I saw in one of the images submitted for the Daily Inspiration. It was a brick wall deformed like it was made of cloth. So in this tutorial, or a quick-tips I will show you how to create a curtain made of bricks or how to deform a brick wall as it was a curtain. Step 1 Open Photoshop and create a new document. Step 2 Let's import another image, now of a girl opening the curtains. Step 3 With the Lasso Tool (L) or the Pen Tool (P) select the empty white. Step 5 Now select the hands/arms of the girl and the curtains. Step 6 Move the brick wall layer so it will be in front of the girl layer. Step 7 Go to Layer>Layer Mask>Hide Selection. Step 8 Duplicate the girl layer and delete the girl using the mask of the bricks wall for reference. Step 9 Step 10 Step 11 Step 12 Step 13 Step 14
35 Fresh and Excellent Photoshop Tutorials from 2010 May 19 2010 With the release of CS5, Photoshop has become even more power-packed with features more simplified, and with better characteristics. Its features are so user-friendly such that even newbies can produce quality effects, and for professionals launching of CS5 is like getting box of Pandora with which they can get awesome results. Today we present 35 Latest Photoshop Tutorials from this year, which will showcase you techniques used for text effects, lightning effect, photo manipulation, web design and some general tips. Fresh Photoshop Tutorials From 2010 Create a Stylish Grunge Poster with 3D Typography in Photoshop In this tutorial author will show you how to create a cool grunge poster in Photohop. Creating an Impactful Disco Party Poster This tutorial will show how we can create an impactful disco party poster. How to Make a Worn Vintage Beach Ad in Photoshop Design a Brilliant Product Advertisement How to Make a High-Impact Fashion Poster in Photoshop Light Effects in Photoshop
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.
60 Photoshop Tutorials for Photo Touch-Ups Photoshop has tons of potential for improving photos in one way or another. Even subtle improvements can make a big difference in the end result. Whether you are interested in touching up your own photos or doing professional photo editing for clients, Photoshop can allow you to get the job done. This is a categorized collection of tutorials that will show you some new tricks for photo touch-ups. You’ll find tutorials for working with skin, eyes, teeth, nose, hair, body, colors, lighting, and more. How to Touch Up Skin in Photoshop: Really Cool Digital Make Up in Photoshop in 10 Minutes Airbrushing – Natural Smooth Skin How to Smooth Skin in Photoshop Smooth Skin Ultimate Makeup Remove Freckles Freckle Removal Making Freckles Pop in Photoshop Beautify a Face Smooth Skin Super Fast and Easy Facial Retouching Smooth Skin Reducing 5 O’Clock Shadow and Beard Stubble in Photoshop Easily Smooth and Soften Skin in a Photo Quick and Effective Facial Photo Retouching Enhance Skin Remove a Tan Line Digital Nip Tuck
The BIGGEST ever list of design resources! - ProofHQ Following the huge success of last year’s “World’s Biggest Ever List of Graphic Design Blogs”, we’ve decided that we should turn it into an annual event – after all, more people than ever before are blogging and the talent pool continues to grow. This year, we’ve added in some additional categories including typography and image sourcing sites to help you along your way. The list is at least 40% larger than last year and is the one stop shop for all that you could need in terms of inspiration, reference material or tools for you to use. So, without further ado, ladies and gentlemen…. drum-roll please! Graphic Design 1stwebdesigner Blog by Dainis Graveris in Latvia covering all things design and freelance. 2expertsdesign A blog filled with tips – whether it’s graphic design, logo design, web design, advertising, branding or typography. 456 Berea Street Blog from Roger Johansson containing articles and tutorials on web standards, accessibility and usability. 72dpi Graphic design inspiration.
100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals Photography as both a profession and a hobby is an incredibly expansive topic that covers a remarkably vast range of subjects from science and art. No matter where you lie on the professional spectrum, there is simply always more to learn. We spent countless hours scouring the web for the best content we could find and share with you, and today we'll help you expand your knowledge with 100 photography related tutorials! "There are many composition guidelines which can be applied in almost any situation, to enhance the impact of a scene. Below are ten of the most popular and most widely respected composition rules." "Graphic illustrations [and explanations] of the difference between RAW and JPEG (also called JPG). A basic discussion of white balance and how to respond to different lighting situations. "Use a simple device to get perfect color in all of your shots" "What you need to know to get the most from today’s amazing high-ISO settings" "Low light photography can be a lot of fun.
Photoshop 30 Christmas Holiday PSD & AI Flyer Templates The success of any event, being it a show, a sale, a party or a simple get-together, often depends on how well you can promote it. These flyers are diverse and eye-catching examples of promotional materials created for events that take place during the holiday season. 45 CV Resume Templates That Will Get You Hired You could make your resume in Microsoft word. 24 Really Cool Photoshop Actions To Enhance Photography Photoshop actions are the best — they save time and make you more productive during post-processing. 110 Free PSD Web Design Elements Looking for some nice and high-quality web design elements? 80 Helpful Photoshop & Illustrator Icon Design Tutorials In this article we have gathered 80 Best Photoshop & Illustrator Icon Design Tutorials that will teach you the techniques you will need for designing your own icons using mainly Photoshop & Illustrator. 80 Random Best Photoshop Brushes 100 Adobe Photoshop Wallpaper Tutorials
Worth1000 Home BEFORE/AFTER: Hard Light, Split Toning, & My Exact Settings Ever since the middle of high school, I’ve been immensely interested in “the process.” You know, that middle bit between point A and point B that nobody but the artist ever sees. I’ve always loved peeking behind the scenes to see where something started and what kind of work and thought went into creating the finished product. To satisfy those of you who are like me, here’s another post in my Before/After series which not only shows you my images straight out of camera and the final product (hover over the image to see the before), but which uses each image to explain a bit more about what I do in post. If you’re just here for the freebies, enjoy the article! If you want to dig in way further, I cover every step of my post processing in my Editing + Consistency class. Hard light is a whole different beast. If you know my work, you know how much I love soft light. Let’s start with what we should always focus on first, the light. Tones! Why does this matter? Good news, we have a fix! 1.