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How To Create A Vibrant Image Using Photoshop

How To Create A Vibrant Image Using Photoshop
In this tutorial, we’ll explore how to add more energy and dynamism to a photo. The effects can be extended and used on a multitude of photos to create a feeling of motion and vibrancy to a static image. The tutorial was created and written by renowned artist Mike Harrison (a.k.a. destill) and this is his first tutorial for a blog. His work has been featured in Computer Arts and Advanced Photoshop magazines. OK, enough of an introduction, and on with the tutorial… Step 1 Start by choosing an image similar to this one of someone jumping in the air (original image). Step 2 Drag your image into the new document and grab the pen tool, carefully start adding point by point until you’ve drawn around the entire body of the girl. Step 3 With a blank background, let’s create some instant depth to this piece by adding a gradient. Step 4 Now I sometimes like to get colour palette and tone sorted early, and in the case of this piece let’s do just that. Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Looking good? Step 10

Create a Surreal Out of Bounds Photo Manipulation in Photoshop In this tutorial we will combine several images of water, animals, and people to create a surreal out of bounds photo manipulation in Photoshop. Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Head (no. 6) - ahrum-stockSea - darkrose42-stockSky - resurgereWaterfall - flynn-the-catHinge - kiyoi-stockWater splash - seductive-stockBig dolphin - zeds-stockSmall dolphin - greeneyezz-stockBig birds 1 - viperkid89Big birds 2 - della-stockSmall birds - grannysatticstockWater textures - deviantartGlitter texture - frozenstarroWater splash brushes - deviantart Step 1 The first Step is to open the picture with the human head. Next I have extracted the head from the initial background, for this go to Select-Color range. Step 2 Now that we have the head lets create the missing part. Using the pen tool, create a new shape smaller then the last one and fill it with blue. Step 3 Step 4 Now that we have the background let’s go back to the head. Step 5

External Tip - 10 Advanced Photoshop Tutorials You Should See In this category we want to give you an advice to other great sites, where you can get a lot of very useful information, inspirations and materials. Here I collected 10 great Photoshop tutorials, which can help you to expand your skills. Create a Devastating Tidal Wave in Photoshop Create Quick Particle Effect on Photo via Custom Brush Options in Photoshop Create a Surreal Upside Down Mountain Painting in Photoshop Business Man – Awesome Black & White Tutorial Create A Human/Robot Hybrid In Photoshop Create a Vintage Memorabilia Poster Design a Awesome Supernatural Dark Scene with Fiery Effect in Photoshop How to Create Cityscape Concept Art Create a Water Girl Photo Manipulation Mixing with Splatter Brushes in Photoshop Create a Nebula Cosmolady in Photoshop – Tutorial

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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.

How To Learn Photoshop In 24 Hrs Quite a bold statement, Learn Photoshop in 24 hours. Its simple and you can. Stepping into Photoshop at first can be quite daunting, were do you start? Tutorial 1:Combining Two Photos for New Effect – Basic Tutorial running time : 10 minutes. We’ll start with something basic. Tutorial 2:Grass Texture – Basic Tutorial running time : 15 minutes. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a nice-looking grass texture. Tutorial 3:Underwater Effect – Basic In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an underwater scene from scratch, using Gradients, Transform and Filters. Tutorial 4:2d Mirror Effect – Basic In this tutorial you will learn how to Duplicate, Flip Horizontally/Vertically, Feathering and Blending. Tutorial 5:Sony Ericsson Logo – Basic Tutorial running time : 20 minutes. This is your first tricky tut. Tutorial 6:Paint Graffiti on Wall – Basic Tutorial running time : 30 minutes. You will be using custom brushes to recreate the graffiti wall, and working with multiple layers.

Create Abstract Shining Text Effect with Groovy Font in Photoshop Create Abstract Shining Text Effect with Groovy Font in Photoshop In this tutorial, I will show you the methods I use to Create Abstract Shining Text Effect with Groovy Font in Photoshop. This is a beginner level tutorial with lots of tips and tricks about effective text manipulation. Along the way, I will show you a number of methods I use to create nice abstract effect to make the overall design look cool, as well as the use of slice tool to create your own stripe brush. Here is a preview of the final effect: (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 Step 1 Create a new document (sized doesn’t really matter here), fill the background layer with the gradients shown below: Hint: don’t paint or render too much cloud, a subtle effect will do. Step 2 Apply the following layer blending options to this text: Stroke

25 Helpful Tutorials for Lighting Effects in Photoshop Photoshop allows designers with unlimited possibilities when it comes to creative effects, including lighting effects. There are plenty of different ways to create lighting effects in Photoshop, and there are equally as many different possible uses for them. If you’re interested in learning more about how to create awesome lighting effects in your own work, here are 25 tutorials that can help. Looking for hosting? WPEngine offers secure managed WordPress hosting. Vintage Typography Tutorial using Ornamental Styles Vintage and ornamental typography can yield some truly impressive effects for graphic designers, and have applications in everything from poster design to logo design. Vintage typography can involve ornamental or floral elements, vectors, as well as some vibrant colors contrasted against the background. Today, we have a great vintage typography tutorial for you to follow along with. You’ll see how to use a scanned image as the basis for ornamental text, and then how to work with stock images and Photoshop to create a vintage typography artwork. If you like this vintage typography tutorial, check out our other great text effect tutorials: Hope you find this vintage typography tutorial entertaining and informative! In this tutorial we will look at the process of creating interesting work “Vintage Typography”, based on the photo-manipulation and collage. Vintage Typography Tutorial Preview: Vintage Typography Tutorial – Tools Used: Adobe PhotoshopStock imagesTopaz Clean filter Let’s to begin!

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