33 Amazing Photoshop Photo Effect Tutorials Adobe Photoshop is the best tool to edit photos and create stunning artworks. It’s quite hard to learn working with Photoshop by yourself. The web is choke-full of different tutorials and guides, but in order to find really useful and interesting ones you need to spend a lot of time searching. Turn a Photo Into a Nature Inspired Illustration With all the stock sites freely available to us, we tend to forget that we can actually make everything ourselves. The problem with sticking solely to online resources is that once two pieces are based on the same image, they are alike no matter what you do to them. In this tutorial, we're not going to grab a random photo from the web, but we're going to make one ourselves. I've teamed up with a friend of mine to capture and transform a photograph into a nature-inspired illustration. The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.
19 Useful and Creative Photo Manipulation Tutorials for Photoshop Throughout this article you will find a fantastic compilation of creative photo manipulation tutorials that you can follow using Photoshop. All of the tutorials have been carefully selected so in combination they cover the majority of basic manipulation techniques, tricks and tips to help you on your way to manipulation mastery. With the basic techniques that these tutorials discuss you should experiment till your eyes are sore and beyond to create your own styles and processes thus creating more beautiful imagery for the web and print. If you feel that we have missed out a tutorial that covers a vital step in learning photo manipulation let us know in the comment area!
Mastering Photoshop: Unknown Tricks and Time-Savers - Smashing Magazine We all have shortcuts that are essential to our daily workflow. A majority of them are staples such as Copy (Command + C) and Paste (Command + V), but occasionally we stumble upon a shortcut we wish we’d learned years ago. Suddenly, this simple shortcut has streamlined our process and shaved quite a bit of time off our day. Collected here are some lesser known but extremely useful shortcuts. Old School Type – Line Gradients One of our readers suggested we write a tutorial explaining how to do this cool text effect. On the Dragonforce logo above, the basis of my typography was sketched on paper first and then vectored in Illustrator using the Pen Tool. The process for creating the base logo is not included in this tutorial. Instead, we are going to take the base logo and add that cool “line gradient” effect that you see inside the actual letters.
60+ Kick-Ass Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials Using Photoshop and Illustrator is one of the best ways to achieve that perfect text effect for your next commercial or personal project. In this post we have put together a comprehensive list of some of the best well written text effect tutorials we found on the web. These fantastic tutorials will arm you with all the latest tips and tricks and help you stay up to date on current trends and techniques. Want more articles on Text Effects? Check out some of my previous post: Text Effect: 50+ Killer Photoshop Tutorials
Create Surreal Human Face with Flame Hair and Disintegration Effect in Photoshop Create Surreal Human Face with Flame Hair and Disintegration Effect in Photoshop In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create Surreal Human Face with Flame Hair and Disintegration Effect in Photoshop. Along the way, there will be some basic retouch skills applied, as well as applying textures and creating your own Photoshop brush from stock image. Have a try! HTML color codes and names HTML color codes are hexadecimal triplets representing the colors red, green, and blue (#RRGGBB). For example, in the color red, the color code is #FF0000, which is '255' red, '0' green, and '0' blue. These color codes can be used to change the color of the background, text, and tables on a web page.
Smoke Type in Photoshop in 10 Steps Last week I decided to upgrade to the new Adobe CS4 apps, as usual I did my backups and of course I forgot very important things, such as my Photoshop Brushes and Patterns. I hate when that happens, but it does happen all the time. So I had to look for my brushes and I found some really cool new ones and decided to play a bit with them and with the new Adobe Photoshop CS4. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a smoke typography effect playing with some brushes and adjustment layers. It's a very easy tutorial and you will be able to do the whole process in 5-10 minutes. Step 1