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Create Creepy, Branch Based Typography

Create Creepy, Branch Based Typography
Create Creepy, Branch Based Typography Learn how to create some creepy typography created out of winter branches: Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Step 1 Create a new document (800X600px). Drag out a radial gradient ranging from f8f8f8 to e0e0e0 on your background layer: Step 2 Paste in your bark texture: Now apply a hue/saturation adjustment layer. Now return to your bark texture layer. Step 3 Now download the abstract lights brush set from the resources for this tutorial. Create a new layer called ‘brush marks 1′. Apply several of the brush marks (using a black paintbrush). Step 4 Now apply a couple more layers, applying more black brush marks, and then some white ones. Step 5 Now apply some text in the center of your canvas. Step 6 Now cut out and paste in your branches from the branch photos in the resources for this tutorial. Step 7 Paste your tree photo into the bottom left of your canvas, positioning it against the bottom of your P letter. Step 8 Step 9 Related:  photo editingGraphic tips & tools

Creating a Typographic Wallpaper After writing my previous tutorial here about Creating a Zune in Photoshop, several viewers asked if I’d share how I created the wallpaper graphic. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make something similar, and it’s quite easy! What is Typography? In order to create a typographic wallpaper, it would make sense to know a bit about Typography in the first place. Typography is the art and technique of arranging movable type. What does this mean? This is by no means an in depth look at typography. Step 1 – Creating the Background The background of our wallpaper is going to help set the mood. Create a new document with the dimensions you desire. Step 2 – Setting Our Text Boundary Since I want my text to be in the shape of a 9 (in relation to 2009 and Tutorial9), the easiest way to achieve the shape is going to be to create a large 9 and then use it to place our other text. Step 3 – Placing the Type Now that we have our boundary area, we are ready to start adding our type. Simple enough?

HDR Photoshop effect The most important is first step, it is a base of 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

Create Vintage and Grungy Digital Art Work in Photoshop Follow this step by step design process for my recent digital art work, High Voltage. The design process involves photo manipulation, creating patterns, mixing images, textures and blend modes to to create a vintage and grunge theme. Learn how a range of Photoshop techniques pull together the various elements to create the final design. Open up your chosen image in Photoshop. Here I’ve picked out a nice Pylons near wheat field shot from DepositPhotos. Make small Levels adjustments to increase the contrast slightly. If you are planning to use your work for poster printing, use a high DPI (between 150-300dpi) and CMYK Color Mode. Add Curves Adjustment Layer (go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves) and change the drop down menu to select the Red channel and make adjustments. Change the drop down to the Green channel and make adjustments to the tones controlled by this channel, and finally adjust the Blue channel. Change the Blend Mode to Linear Dodge (Add) and Opacity to 50%. 3200% zoom

Photoshop Frenzy - Made for faster learning! » Blog Archive » Dramatic Gritty Effect Posted in Photo Effects on December 6th, 2007 with 77 responses . In this tutorial we’re going to show you how to add a dramatic, gritty, bronzed effect to your images. We’ll convert our subject image as follows: 1. Open our project image and immediately duplicate the background layer by right clicking the background layer and selecting ‘Duplicate Layer’. 2. 3. 4. 5. Our effect looks like this now: 6. And voila…our dramatic gritty effect is complete! Design a Dark, Moody Movie Poster Design a Dark, Moody Movie Poster Final Image Here is a preview of the image that we are going to be creating: Step 1 Start by creating a new document (600X650px). Fill your canvas with 343030. Paste in your ‘foggy city’ photo, positioning it at the bottom of your canvas: Now apply a layer mask, and use a large, soft black paintbrush at around 20% opacity to mask off the top of your city photo, blending it into your main background: Now apply a hue/saturation adjustment layer to your cityscape layer (using a clipping mask). Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer Settings: Hue: 0 Saturation: -100 Lightness: 0 Step 2 Now repeat step 1, but add some cloudy sky (see the resources section for this tutorial) to the top of your canvas: Step 3 Now download the rust texture found in the resources section for this tutorial. Now reduce this layer’s opacity to 10%. This should add a subtle extra level of detail to your background: Step 4 Create a new layer called ‘watercolor brushes dark’. Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9

Give Your Photos a Retro Comic Book Effect How about a fun effect for your incredibly boring photo albums? Creating a old comic book effect for your photos is easy and the results are visually appealing. More fun is achieved when adding captions to your photos using comic book fonts and design elements. This tutorial will show you how to give a comic book look to your photos using a couple of filters and some additional decorations. Click on the image below to see a larger and more clear image of the final results. Original image by Rubén Colorado Old halftone print effect Download and open this photo in Photoshop. In this step we are going to give the photo an illustrated look with some graininess to give the illusion of an old and bad quality paper. Duplicate the layer and name the new layer HALFTONE In this step we are going apply a halftone pattern to the image to give the final old comic book printing effect. Adding comic book elements to the picture The effect looks nice so far. Adding captions using a comic book font

Comic Book Effect in Photoshop I've studied other tutorials before creating my own comic book effect so if you want to see how other people created comics effect, check out this list of Photoshop Comic Effect Tutorials Take a look of the before and after preview image. So you will get a picture on what we'll be creating in this tutorial. So let's star by opening the School Girl in Photoshop. The first conclusion is that not all the images can be transformed with good results in a comic effect image so you have to choose carefuly. Duplicate the Girl Layer and change the Brightness/Contrast Balance. Duplicate the previous layer and desaturate the image. Duplicate the Desaturate layer and go to Filter, Sketch menu and choose Stamp Filter. Duplicate the Stamp Layer and go to Filter, Sketch and choose Halftone Pattern Filter with the following settings. Copy the Desaturate Layer and add Graphic Pen Filter that you will find in the same Sketch Menu. After applying all these filters our image should now look like this:

50 Portrait Retouching Tutorials To Take Your Photoshop Skills To A New Level Email Is it something that often happens to you? You just sit and keep on looking through your photos on the computer screen trying to take a closer look at your full-size pictures. And then it occurs to you that they didn’t really suck that much during the actual shoot? Of course, what you see during the shoot with your eyes and what you get after the photo session is not the same thing. Photoshop is capable of making slightly imperfect photo into an awesome shot. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. \24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.

Custom Wallpaper Tutorial | Thoughtlab Blog It's very simple. Just follow the steps and you will be fine.

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