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40 Outstanding Photo Manipulation Tutorials

Mar 08 2010 Photo manipulation is an art that requires lots of patience along with the expertise in Photoshop and other photo editing tools. With your creativity and imagination, you can manipulate any photograph the way you want! Now it’s all about your imagination and using Photoshop’s effects and other tools cleverly. You simply have to experiment with different effects to see what feeling they give you as having expertise in Photoshop can help you greatly in producing amazing results. Here we’ve compiled a list of 40 great photo manipulation tutorials that would astonish you! Photo Manipulation Tutorials How to Create Glass Transparency in a Cute Photo ManipulationIn this tutorial you’ll learn how to incorporate glass into your work. Design a Surreal Desert Scene in PhotoshopIn this tutorial artist is going to show you how to create a surreal time-themed photomanipulation using Photoshop. Alien InvasionA step by step and detailed tutorial, you will find it very useful and interesting.

28 Incredible Photoshop Image Manipulation Techniques and Tutorials : Speckyboy Design Magazine The photo manipulation tutorials that we have chosen for this post are all aimed towards beginner and intermediately skilled manipulators. So if you are a Photoshop expert, there is nothing here for you, move along please. We are also not going to pretend that these tutorials will make you a guru, mastering Photoshop is hard, really hard. What they will do is teach you some new photo editing techniques and allow you to discover some truly time-saving tips. Beautiful Sunrise Landscape Photo Manipulation In this tutorial you’ll be shown how to create the above photo manipulated sunrise landscape in Photoshop, learning how to combine different stock images to build a cohesive scene, blend & adjust color and create beautiful lighting effects. "Dark Power Unleashed" Surreal Digital Art in Photoshop Starting with a simple city image, in this tutorial you will be shown how to recreate the above manipulation, entitled “Dark Power Unleashed”. A Science Fiction Environment With Photoshop

20 of the Best Amazing Photoshop Tutorials | Looking for the best Photoshop tutorials for some graphic design inspiration? Photoshop tutorial websites are growing exponentially, some good and some rather bad, here you will find 20 of the very best out there from unique and very talented designers. I think you will agree these show really dedication and great attention to detail. I have included links to both the designers websites and the tutorial itself and both of these will give you access to other tutorials by that designer as well as views of their portfolios for more design inspiration. Tony Ariawan – Tutorial: Stop Haunt Me Every Day This is without doubt one of the most striking and I have added am extra photos. Eric Sin – Tutorial: Speedy shatter effects “Using only two layers as a base and building up texture through simple displacement, the effect allows you to create a complex, dynamic pattern of effects, adding the impression of movement and activity to the most static of images.” Peskimo – Tutorial: Real-world effects

60 Most Wanted Photoshop Tutorials, Brushes, .PSDs and Resources Jan 04 2009 For months, we have been bookmarking interesting, useful and creative Adobe Photoshop tutorials and Resources, so you can now rest assured that you will have the necessary tools to get the job done. Due to this phenomenally vast amount of textures, brushes, patterns available, you can now add dirt, rust, floral effect, swirls, mold, oil stains in your artworks and photos to give them an aged, damaged, dreamy or any look you want. So in today’s post, you’ll find an assortment of top-notch tutorials, brushes, patterns, textures, actions and .PSD downloadable files that others have freely contributed to the design community for making your next photoshop effect. Don’t forget to subscribe to our RSS-Feed and visit my twitter page : nourayehia if you want to keep track of our next post. To make your job a little bit easier, we have categorized this post into 7 section, the links below will get you to your desired section. Photoshop Tutorials - 40 Spine-chilling Horror Photoshop Effects

5 Useful Little Photoshop Tricks to Add Extra Elegance For Your Design 5 Useful Little Photoshop Tricks to Add Extra Elegance For Your Design Join 640-553 web designing training course to learn how to create beautiful images and boost up your creative skills using PMI-001 photoshop tutorials and 220-702 DIY guide. Recently I have been focusing on providing some simple, beginner-leveled Photoshop tutorials here on, aiming to helping Photoshop starters to learn some basic, but useful things towards their design. After all, I do get lots of emails from beginners wanting to learn from the basics. Therefore, I made a few mini Photoshop tutorials and compiled them into one, big tutorial with some tricks I learnt and discovered in the past. In this post, I will show you 5 Useful Little Photoshop Tricks to Bring Out That bit of Extra Elegance for Your Design. The topics I will be focusing on in the post include: Give Your Text A Bit More Depth Here is the problem – You typed some text onto the canvas, but somehow it looks just boring, like this text below:

40 Useful Photoshop Tutorials for Photo Manipulation Since our last Photoshop tutorial, Photoshop Tutorials: Compilation of some stunning text effects, we got so much positive feedback that we decided to put together another collection of tutorials concentrating on photo manipulation. In this post, you’ll find everything from Pencil Sketching Effect to Creating A Slow Motion Bullet Shot Effect in Photoshop. Now the hard part will be deciding which of these amazing tutorials you will use in your next creations. Hope you enjoy! Creating an Abstract Watercolor Wallpaper There are plenty of ways to create a Watercolor Effect in Photoshop. How to Apply Textures to Uneven Surfaces Applying texture to a flat surface, or flatly applying a texture across a whole image (as a means to age it or degrade it) is simple stuff. How to Turn Humdrum Photos into Cinematic Portraits ... if you work on a project that requires a stunning shot without the stunning photography, you'll be able to cobble something together using your mad skillz! AHHHHH!

Creating a Science Fiction Combat Scene Photoshop Tutorial Creating awesome science fiction art may seem like an incredible challenge, with all the intricate elements and gadgets, neon lighting, buildings, advanced weapons and other aspects, but luckily, it’s not as hard as you might think. While there are people who can digitally paint any scene that comes into their mind, most of us aren’t at that artistic level, so it’s easier to photomanipulate things. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a science fiction photomanipulation in Photoshop. First, we’ll start by creating a futuristic style city, followed by adding in our main character, and then lastly, we’ll add some combat elements to it. If you want more of the best photomanipulation tutorials on the web, check out these posts: Enjoy! Tools Used: Adobe PhotoshopStock ImagesA Tablet Final Image Preview: Step one: Collecting and isolating stocks Ok so to start off with we will need a night time cityscape something with a lot of vibrant lights. Step 2: Basic Background Building

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Photo Manipulation Create a Photo Manipulation of Alice in Wonderland Learn how to this surreal photo manipulation of an Alice in Wonderland on amazing and surreal atmosphere with Photoshop. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create your amazing atmosphere and adventure tales with realistic shadows and lighting, then complete it with a bleak color tone effect. Throughout the tutorial, you'll learn techniques that will help you create better matte paintings and photo manipulations. Read this tutorial and find out how easy it is!

Photoshop shading and lighting theory - practical examples Shadows are a very important aspect of any photo manipulation. Just as it happens with lighting effects, if the shadows are used the right way, you can end up with a stunning image. In this tutorial I will show you a few techniques I use to create realistic shadows and lights with Photoshop The first step will be only theory to help you understand how lights and shadows work and on the following steps I will show you how to actually create the shadows. 1) Light source and shadow angles. Before even starting to do anything on you image, you must decide whether you need shadows or not. You can see that the light source on the original image is on the top left side. Below you have a similar case. Sometimes there are no reference points to help you identify where the main light source is but the existing shadows on the image can help you. The original image didn’t have the road sign, I added it with photoshop. That’s the basic theory. A) Contact shadow B) Soft Shadow C) Cast shadows Method 1

60+ Killer Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator Tutorials Tutorials can often be your greatest source of inspiration when trying to design that project you have been putting off. In this post, I have rounded up a collection of very useful Illustrator cs5 and Photoshop tutorials from around the web from the month of October 2010. You’ll find everything from Create a Mummy Text Effect, to Designing a Vintage Style Zombie Movie Poster. So what are you waiting for…why not try one out? Want more articles on useful tutorials? Photoshop CS5 Tutorials: 70+ Creative Tips Amazing Collection Of Illustrator and Photoshop Tutorials Photoshop Tutorials: 60+ Hot New Tips 50+ Awesome Must See Photoshop Tutorials (Part1) 60+ Useful Tutorials From Around The Web Create a Mummy Text Effect Create a Mummy Text Effect Learn to Create a Variety of Beveled Lettering Learn to Create a Variety of Beveled Lettering Create a Glossy, Smooth Text Effect Create a Glossy, Smooth Text Effect Create a Furry Calligram in Illustrator Create a Furry Calligram in Illustrator

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