Create a Fantasy Fiery Portrait Photo-Manipulation In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a fantasy fiery portrait of a woman. You’ll learn how to use textures, add fire and create lighting effect. Final Image Resources Step 1 Create a new document with size of 1000×1100 px and fill it with black. Step 2 Create a new layer, change brush color to #f6bc2f. Step 3 Use same brush to paint again on a new layer, put the mode to Overlay 70%: Step 4 Open nebula stock. Step 5 Click the second button at the bottom of Layer Pallete to add mask to this layer. Step 6 Duplicate this layer and erase some parts with layer mask to get the result below: Go to Filter-Blur-Gassian Blur and choose radius as 2 px: Step 7 Open model stock. Double click background layer to unlock it. Click the layer mask button to hide background part: Step 8 Right click the mask of Layer 0, choose Refine Mask: Use Refine Radius Tool with size about 100 px to paint around the head to reveal more hairs. Step 9 Place model after extracting into our main picture, on the top of layers: Step 10
Design a Grunge Vintage Poster in Photoshop In this Photoshop tutorial I’m going to explain how to easily create a vintage poster design. We will use some useful techniques related to patterns and visual organization with Photoshop guides. Also we will play with a texture to give an old look to the composition and will deal with adjustment layers for final touches. Preview: Become a Premium Member and get unlimited access to source files and premium resources for only 7$/month. For Mac users: Ctrl = cmdAlt = Option Step 1 Create a new A4 document in Photoshop. Step 2 Grab the Paint Bucket tool (G), set a light-desaturated yellow (#f4e0a9) as foreground color, and fill the background layer. Step 3 Download this image of a frozen landscape and paste it into the Photoshop canvas (File>Open and select the image). Step 4 At this point we have to create the spots that will be used later to mask some areas of the landscape. Before starting with the pattern, we need to make order using Photoshop guides. How to create guides? Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
Free Adobe Photoshop Tutorials | Photoshop CS4 | Text Effect on I love Photoshop techniques that offer all kinds of possibilities for experimentation—and the following tutorial is a perfect example of one of those techniques. In this issue, we’re going to take a portrait and replace the person’s image with text (think 2009 Grammy posters). Pick a portrait that offers good contrast—a photo that’s very dramatic and dark probably won’t work as well. I’ve had the best success with straight-on head and shoulder shots, but again, feel free to experiment with all types of photos. Create a new document (File>New) in a size that’s smaller than your photo: the specifics don’t really matter. Switch back to the photograph. Then, press Command-J (PC: Ctrl-J) to copy the selected pixels onto a new layer. Go back to the Select menu and choose Color Range again. Click the Eye icon next to the Background layer in the Layers panel to hide that layer from view. Click the Create a New Layer icon at the bottom of the Layers panel.
60 Beautiful High Resolution Paper Backgrounds An outstanding collection of 60 unique paper backgrounds, in high resolution image files. Each image shows a different type of paper that can be use in as a background in your favorite layout software. Each one of the 15 different paper textures is presented in four styles. The plain texture, scanned from original high quality papers, plus three different digital folding effects for a total of 60 high resolution backgrounds. These textures are free and can be used in your commercial works. The following images are a small preview of the complete texture. Click on each image to go to the texture download page. 200++ Photoshop Photo Effects EmailEmail Have you ever wonder where is that photo effect tutorial you saw the other day and start searching all over the internet but couldn’t find what you saw initially? Honestly, i have. That is why i throw them all into this article instead. But i also use these article to gain inspiration on what to do with my photo image. Create a Powerful Mental Wave Explosion Effect Photo to Pencil Sketch Effect Sin City Style Effect How To Make Your Own Vector Portraits Tutorial: Good and Evil Photo Effect The Making of Mystic Effect Transform A Person Into An Alien Effect Reflective Bubbles Effect Crack and Peel Effect Expressive Lighting Effect Displacement Effect Vector Composite Effect from a Photo Easy Watercolor Painting Effect Twins Effect Apple Style Portrait Effect Compositing Effect Dimension Effect Blue Glow Dreamy Effect Ink Drops in Your Digital Compositions Effect Super Slick Dusky Lighting Effect Electrifying Energy Beams Effect Eery-Eye Photo Effect Fairy Night Eye Effect Fairy tale Effect Magic Book
How to make a see-through to image text effect in Photoshop This is a really simple trick to creating an ordinary photograph with some text into an engaging image. I also have a GIMP version! See-Through Text Effect in Photoshop 1. Open your chosen image in PhotoshopNow, add a New Layer – Fill with a colour that matches:I used a Dark Blue: 1a2932 Starting-Photograph and Colour (Click to view larger) 2. Grab the Text Tool – make a text box, same size as imageType your ‘text’ in capitalsSettings: Font: Gill Sans Ultra Bold, Size: 720px, Justify: Right, Spacing: 600, -100, (Dependent on image size, mine is: 4592×3506 pixels)Space out your text best as possible, as shown:Click the image to check settings: Adding Text (Click to view larger) 3. Now on Text layer, go Right Click –> Rasterize Layer Then, go Select –> Color Range… Click on text, with 0 Fuzziness: Selecting Text (Click to view larger) 3.b. Add Vector Mask 3.c. Create Clipping Mask on Photo 4. Deleting Text (Click to view larger) That’s it! Download the PSD! Written by Mike
Create a Realistic Space Scene from Scratch with Photoshop In this intermediate-to-advanced-level design tutorial, we are going to create a stunning space scene that has realistic-looking planets, stars, and lighting effects using a few innovative Photoshop techniques and some textures. Final result This tutorial can have two variations, check out both versions below. Version 1 Version 2 Let’s get started! Getting started: what you will need 1 To start, let’s go and grab our rust texture from Zen Textures and open it up in Photoshop. Creating the large planet 2 We are going to start off by creating our large planet. 3 We want to put that area beneath the circular marquee selection onto a new layer. 4 We can go ahead and hide the original texture layer (click on the layer visibility icon on the left of the layer – it looks like an eye). 5 Ctrl + click on the circle texture layer to select it. 6 Add the Spherize filter to the layer we just added the Bas Relief filter to as well. 9 Change our Background layer to black (#000000) before we go any further.
The 15 Best Articles For Designers in 2009 | Design Reviver - St What a great year it has been for design related articles. So many new blogs, new blog writers, great content, great resources, a lot of inspiration, it really has never been a better time to be a designer. In this round-up we have collected fifteen of the most popular design related articles from 2009. There are great resources for fonts, Photoshop, web design templates, as well as amazing web design and graphic design tutorials. Logo Design – How NOT To Design A Logo This was the most popular design related article of 2009, published on Web Designer Depot in January. It was an article about how underrated logo design in today’s world and how peolple do not understand how important a good logo is and how valuable it is to their business. They outline the ways in which you should NOT go about getting your logo designed… that is, if you are truly serious about business.Logo Design – How NOT To Design A Logo 30 high-quality free fonts for great designs The Perfect 3 Column Liquid Layout
22 Professional Photoshop Image Enhancing Tutorials Adobe Photoshop is the premier tool for digital artists when it comes to professionally enhancing images. Whether you’re a beginner just learning the ropes or an advanced user looking for unique techniques to add to your Photoshop arsenal, you’ll find some tutorials here that you’ll surely want to bookmark. In this article, you’ll discover plenty of tutorials that deal with enhancing images, adding unique and impressive effects, and recreating digital replications of popular traditional photography techniques. 1. Cross Processing You can learn how to apply the Cross Processing film-developing technique digitally to your images by reading through this quick and educational tutorial that leverages the powers of the Curves tool in Photoshop. 2. Take your ordinary digital photos and simulate the Lomo Photography effect (also known as Lomography) that will apply a dreamy and surreal effect onto your images in this tutorial that uses a Levels Adjustment layer among other Photoshop techniques. 3.
44 Grunge Photoshop Tutorials What’s up today? We’ve actually compiled a whole array of creative grunge tutorials so you can infuse staggering grungy styles into your artworks using Photoshop. Lately the grunge effect is known to be an enormously popular trend in web design, and basically it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere any time soon. So if you want to really wild on your grunge designs, you may now explore different techniques in Photoshop that can give your artwork some textured, aged and uneven looks with rusting metal signs, dirty spots, grunge patterns, scorched borders, or overall distressed accents. Head blow off effect Designing a typographic concept poster Distressed effects in Photoshop The new way to create 3D text Create a rough woody text effect with wood splinters texture in Photoshop How to design an impressive graphic tee in Photoshop How to make a worn vintage beach ad in Photoshop Design an awesome geometric shaped typography with grungy background in Photoshop Creating a retro grunge poster