Create This Dazzling 3D Text Effect in Photoshop In this tutorial, you will learn how to create 3D text in Illustrator then transfer it to Photoshop to apply the effects. You’ll learn how to apply styles to regular 3D text to create a stunning design. Preview of Final Result Dazzling 3D Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial When ever you create any effects, use the action palette to store the functions because if you need the same effect again it will be easier for you to get the same result. Step 1 – Create a New Document Open Photoshop. Step 2 – Creation of 3D Text We are going to start creating 3D text with the help of Illustrator. Step 3 – Coloring the Text Change the color of the text. Step 4 – Adding 3D Effect to the Text You need to create 3D solid text. Set the dialog similarly as on the picture below. Step 5 – Placing the Background Color Once you´re done with the 3D text move back to Photoshop and change the background color to blue (#000b12). Step 6 – Placing 3D Text in Photoshop In this step you’re going to place the 3D text in Photoshop.
35 Creative Portrait Effects Photoshop Tutorials Portrait effects are no longer constrained to vignettes or simple stencil effects. This area has vertiginously evolved to an unbelievable level of creativity and complexity. So, don’t expect to find your average two step special effect. Many of these require a lot of work, which in the end will result in a lot of Photoshop techniques learned. As usual, don’t try this with your average bad quality family photos. Turn a photo into a pencil sketch Two color technicolor effect Dreamy mystical effect Complete beauty retouching Andy Warhol pop effect Natural skin smoothing Photo to Illustration effect Give your photos a color ink sketch effect Give your photos a retro comic look effect Creating an unique profile image Snow queen Underwater portrait effect High contrast artistic portrait Abstract lighting effect Pop portrait effect Turn a face into a stone statue Creating a smoke fading effect Color effects with alpha channel Retro pop art in Photoshop Good and evil photo effect Create a vexel image in Photoshop
Nice 3D Text Effect In Photoshop CS5 This tutorial will explain some basic 3D concepts in the Photoshop CS5 Extended environment, in order to create a nice 3D text. It aims to provide a step-by-step guide to creating a 3D scene, and presents some tips and techniques for using Repoussé, applying materials, combining 3D layers, dealing with the object, mesh and camera tools, shadows and reflections, and some rendering basics as well. Then, it will explain how to adjust the output to get the final result. The Final Result Tutorial Details Software Used : PhotoshopVersion : CS5 ExtendedTime : 2:00 – 3:30 Resources Bash — Space Brush Set_3 by ~B-a-s-h. Enabling OpenGL The Repoussé will not work unless OpenGL is enabled. Also, go to Edit > Preferences > 3D, and make sure OpenGL (under Interactive Rendering) is enabled. Step 1 Create a new 1024 x 768 px document. Once you’ve created the first letter, duplicate it and make the original layer invisible (remove the eye next to it), then change the duplicated letter. Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 /strong
49 Most Creative Photoshop Tutorials of 2009 What a year it has been for Photoshop… so many new techniques, so many fresh ideas and so many new and creative web sites offering free tutorials. In this post we have collected the best of them, focusing on photo manipulation, design and drawing, poster design, caricature design and finally, illustration within Photoshop. We have purposely omitted icon design, text effects and GUI tutorials, these will be following in the coming weeks, keep an eye out for them. Photo Manipulation Tutorials Create Frozen Liquid Effects In this tutorial they show you some techniques for giving almost anything a liquid or frozen fluid effect. Create a Happy Girl Wallpaper In this tutorial, you will be taught how to create a wallpaper of a very happy girl, who enjoys life. Create a Funky Perspective of a Model Riding This is a tutorial illustrating perspective techniques and how you can achieve the feeling of depth and motion. The Making of “Constant Slip” Fantastic Tree Photo Manipulations Craft a Caricature
Create a Harry Potter Style Text Effect in Photoshop Just watched Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. It was an awesome movie and I was inspired to create the typical Harry Potter text effect. This tutorial will show how to use bevel effect and lens blur to create a depth to your artwork. Preview of Final Image Create an A4 size document with 300dpi resolution. Right-click on the text layer and choose Blending Options. Click on Gradient Overlay and enter the settings as shown below. Download any texture from the Krakograff package. Set the texture layer back to 100% Opacity. Create a new layer above the texture layer and rename it as Glowing Edge. After you are done with all the bevel edges, right-click on the layer and choose Blending Options. Right-click on the text layer and choose Blending Options. Create a new layer below the text layer and rename it as Light Burst. Change the Blend Mode of this layer to Dissolve. Go to Filter > Blur > Radial Blur. Create a new layer above the texture layer. Go to Filter > Blur > Lens Blur.
35 Tutorials for Mastering Photoshop Brushes For Photoshop users, downloading free brushes and creating your own custom brushes can quickly help you to achieve more effective results and improve productivity and efficiency at the same time. There are essentially unlimited options when working with brushes, so it’s a skill that can always be further developed. Regardless of your skill level in working with brushes you should find some tutorials here for you. Some cover the basic uses and functionality of brushes, some will teach you various ways to create your own custom brushes, and some will help you to develop your skills by using them as an integral part of a design. You may also be interested in the following collections of Photoshop tutorials: Rotating Brushes A simple way to rotate any brush to fit your needs. Managing Your Brushes and Brush Libraries in Photoshop Once you’ve downloaded and created a number of brushes, managing and organizing them will become more important. Photoshop Brush Tutorial: Shape Dynamics – Size Controls
Create a Cool Liquid Text Effect with Feather Brush Decoration in Photoshop In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this Cool Liquid Text Effect with Feather Brush Decoration in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorials and some steps can be a bit tricky, but why not have a try! We will be heavily using the liquid filter (which in my opinion is one of the most versatile tools in Photoshop) in this tutorial. I won’t be going through each command of the liquify filter (there will be a basic tutorial here on PSD Vault very soon about this topic), however, I want you to have a go at it regardless and see how far you can go. We will also be making a feather-like brush and create some ink effect, so there is a lot to learn in this tut :) Have a try! Here is a preview of the final effect I have for this tutorial: (click to enlarge) PSD File Download You can download the PSD File for this tutorial via the VIP Members Area for only $4.95/Month (or less)! Ok Let’s get started! To complete this tutorial, you will need the following stock: Font Step 1
60+ Amazing Poster and Advertisment Tutorials Advertisement Everyone in the business world knows the importance of posters and ads in advertising for specific products. Posters are an integral part of advertising. An eye-catching, attractive poster that conveys a professional, compelling message about a product, service or event will invariably hold the user’s attention. In this article, we have collected a mixture of Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials related to posters and advertisements. Poster Tutorials Creating an Old-Collage Effect PosterThis one’s a favorite because it helps you put images and text together really easily. Create an Awesome Music PosterA comprehensive step-by-step tutorial that shows you a variety of techniques to create a beautiful music poster! Create an Event Poster with C4D and Photoshop – PSD Plus TutorialA very exciting tutorial: take a rendered scene, add props and then finalize it in Photoshop. PS Quickie! Create a Mock-Retro Poster ConceptThis tutorial teaches you how to design a mock-retro poster.
Create Awesome Black and White Abstract Text Effect in Photoshop In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create Awesome Black and White Abstract Text Effect in Photoshop. The main focus of this tutorial is the use of layer masking techniques, plus some interesting drawing skills. Have a try! This is an intermediate tutorial so some steps can be tricky – if you’re having difficulty with it, I suggest you go to the basic section of PSD Vault and practice those tutorials first, then come back and do this one. Here is a preview of the final effect I have for this tutorial: (Click to Enlarge) PSD File Download You can download the PSD File for this tutorial via the VIP Members Area for only $6.95/Month (or less)! Ok Let’s get started! To complete this tutorial, you will need the following stock: Font Cloud Brush Smoke Brush Dirt Brush Step 1 Create a new document sized 720*960px, add a Gradient Fill layer on top with a light grey gradient: Step 2 Use the font you downloaded, type one letter on the centre of the canvas: This step can be a little tricky.
30 Poster Design Tutorials for Photoshop Photoshop allows designers to create amazing posters that can be used for a variety or purposes like movie promos, product promos, event promos, as well as just for fun and practice. There are a lot of quality tutorials out there that teach the process of designing a poster in Photoshop. In this post we’ll feature 30 poster tutorials from a variety of different designers. In this collection you should find at least a few tutorials that teach something that could be helpful in your own work. Looking for hosting?
Create a Dream Design with 3D Typography Hello, my name is Alex Beltechi, a designer that is currently studying in college and working in the print media realm. I would love to explain my vast experience and overwhelming knowledge to you, but due to the fact that I have no such qualities, I’ll stick to sharing what skills I’ve been developing lately, through tutorials. Among keyboard shortcuts and mouse clicks, I enthusiastically tap piano keys and dream of adjusting a lens’ focus. And in case you’d like to find me on the web, you can read my tutorials on PSDTUTS or see more of my work on my Behance portfolio. Introduction In this tutorial, we’re going to create a 3D Typography based design. Dreaming often takes you to different places and unites bits and pieces of your memory. Naturally, people dream at night, so the overall lighting will be dark and predominated by a cold color palette: cyan and lime green. Also, the typography should have a classic, storytelling look; one that would complete the eerie atmosphere.
Create Awesome Splashing Water Text Effect in Photoshop Become expert in photoshop with latest network+ certification. Learn how to create attractive web designs using ccie voice guide and ccie wireless tutorials. In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create Awesome Splashing Water Text Effect in Photoshop. Along the way, you will learn how you can incorporate water splash brushsets into your text and create great effect from that. Here is a preview of the final effect for this tutorial: (click to enlarge) Having difficulty with Step 4 and 5 of this tutorial? PSD File Download You can download the PSD File for this tutorial via the VIP Members Area for only $6.95/Month (or less)! OK let’s get started! To complete this tutorial, you will need the following stocks: Water Splashing Brush (choose one from the list) Lake Font Step 1 Create a new document sized 940px * 700px, fill the background layer with black. Add the following two adjustment layers on top of all layers created so far: Curves Levels Step 2 Bevel and Emboss Gradient Overlay: