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How To Create a Realistic Money Effect in Photoshop

How To Create a Realistic Money Effect in Photoshop
The classic illustration style used on money is something I’ve always wanted to figure out how to replicate in Photoshop. There’s plenty of Photoshop tutorials that show how to create a basic halftone line effect, but they never quite capture that authentic engraved look with plenty of shading and tone. After lots of trial and error I finally managed to figure it out, so here’s an in depth tutorial on how to create a realistic money illustration effect in Photoshop (with some help from Illustrator!). The effect we’ll be creating in today’s tutorial is this vintage engraved or etched illustration style that builds up the tonal areas of an image with lots of tiny lines. Unlike the basic halftone line effect used in other tutorials, this method actually uses curved and wavy lines that vary in weight to produce an accurate replica of this classic illustration technique. Enter 4mm in the Size option and apply 11 ridges in the settings. Change the Selection option to Shadows then hit OK. Related:  design tools

How to create a simple texture background in 5 seconds inShare7 First fill the background: Add a new layer and make a noise and then duplicate the layer: Do motion blur on the first layer with the angle of 0 degrees, distance 40 pixels: Do the same thing with another layer and set 90 degrees: Then apply the blend mode multiply to the layers with noise: Add lighting in Overlay mode: Here is also an example of how to create a simple relief background in two clicks. Create a new layer with noise on a gray background, blend mode screen. Advertisement Duplicate this layer, invert (Ctrl + I), displace by 1 pixel down, blend mode multiply. Reduce the opacity of both layers to 20% Then colorize it (color layer in soft light mode), you can do it twice You can brighten it if it is necessary (the layers in the soft light mode), insert the icons, buttons, text or whatever you have in your design. In addition: on the second step you should apply edit→define pattern and in further work use the pattern overlay in luminosity mode. 7inShare AndrewG

Eye Sharpening - Photoshop Tutorial With this tutorial you can create amazing, bright eyes within minutes. First retouch, adjust levels and do all necessary colour corrections on your image. With a Lasso Tool (L) select the eyes (hold Shift key to add to selection). Hit Ctrl+J to copy selection to a new layer. Use Smart Sharpen filter on the eyes, the choice of right settings will depend on the size of your file. Add a layer mask to the sharpened layer, then using a white soft brush on 50% bring back paint only iris’ and pupils to expose the sharpened eyes. Using levels brighten the whole picture and then copy mask from previous layer to select only eyes by holding Alt while dragging the sharpened mask (“layer 1” in the pic) onto the “levels 2” layer. With a Colour Balance set desired eye colour, keep “Preserve Luminosity” ticked, again use copy of previously created mask to select eyes only. Reduce opacity of the colour layer to make the eyes look more natural. And voilà, the image is ready.

Top Photoshop Tutorials on YouTube You Need to Watch We know how much are readers love great Photoshop tutorials. In this list we thought we would switch it up a bit and list some awesome Photoshop tutorials on video. While I prefer text and images when doing tutorials I know there are many people out there that would rather watch a video tutorial. Ladies and gentleman, without further delay I present to you the best Photoshop tutorials on YouTube. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. I have viewed all of these tutorials at one time or another and have learned a great deal from them. Monster Size Selection of Awesome Photoshop Tutorials During the last years I’ve been compiling resources for Photoshoppers. Since I’m the Editor of Photoshop Roadmap, I have to check for new tutorials every day and so I have a good knowledge about Photoshop resources being produced continuously. That’s why I decided to gather all the compilations of Photoshop Resources I created for this blog. The most popular subjects are present in this collection: Photo effects, Photoshop brushes, text effect, lighting and grunge effects, etc. Take a look at these more than 800 Photoshop tutorials, plugins and brushes. 100 Wonderful Photo Effects Photoshop Tutorials 70 Horror, Blood and Gore Photoshop Effects and Brushes Dreamy, Magical and Lighting Effects Photoshop Tutorials 15 Artistic Watercolor Effects Photoshop Tutorials 15 Fantastic and Absolutely Free Photoshop Plugins Complex and Sophisticated Lettering Designs Photoshop Tutorials 30 Fascinating Video Game Inspired Photoshop Tutorials and Brushes 35 Creative Portrait Effects Photoshop Tutorials

Cloud brushes Cloud brushes to use in Photoshop, includes 10 necessary brushes illustrating sky and clouds Cloud brushes for Photoshop Preview: File size: 1.6 MB. Download brushes Spread The Love, Share Our Article Trackbacks There are no trackbacks on this entry. 50 Brilliant Photo Manipulation Tutorials to Understand Photoshop Like a Pro Email When it comes to photo editing, the first thing that comes to my mind is Photoshop. Photoshop is the second name of creativity. Photo manipulation may be one of the funniest things you can do with Photoshop. Of course, a person should have lots of patience and time to create some truly stunning artwork, but it’s worth a try. Today, I’ve collected 50 great photo manipulation tutorials, which will teach you many new features. Here, you’ll find tutorials on how to combine photos and brushes, apply textures, create light-leaks and other high-tech elements, mix the components on a suitable background and learn blending, lighting, image adjustment techniques and much more. 1. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. If some tricks and techniques you found here are useful, please help spread them to the world.

Cool Photoshop Abstract Effect Tutorials « PixelDetail Photoshop is a powerful tool that belongs in any designers toolbox. Abstract works is a mysterious of web design header, beautiful photo effects, vibrant desktop backgrounds or it can be beautiful art. One of the most unique and creative things you can accomplish with Photoshop are abstract effects. In order to save your time, I have collected some of the best Photoshop abstract effect tutorials of all time. 1. In this tutorial, you will learn a simple technique for creating brilliant light streaks. Create Brilliant Light Streaks in Photoshop 2. In the tutorial, writer will show you the steps I took to create this glowing Floral Pattern in Photoshop. Simple Glowing Floral Pattern in Photoshop 3. In this tutorial you will learn that how to create a beautiful and extraordinary effect with some simple steps. Special Purple Lighting 4. This Vista Lighting Effect, sometimes referred to as the Aurora Effect, can really transform an ordinary wallpaper to something extraordinary. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Five Minute Upgrade - Making Your Design Pop 1. Brighten Colors If you have a design that you just feel isn’t anything special – stop – crank up the color intensity – then reevaluate. Saturation plays a big role as far as mood goes. If you ever feel like you’re lacking inspiration when it comes to color schemes there are some great online tools, not to mention our own color series. 2. Monochromatic themes are great, there are some great black and white designs and sometimes using only a single color makes designing easier. 3. Here’s the deal, align your text and things will look better, not to mention it will increase your scannability. 4. This was discussed wonderfully over at PsdTuts a while back but there are a few key things to keep in mind. Don’t be afraid to use shadows sparingly, helps fight the flat and boring look.1px lines are great at clearly defining edges.Using faint gradients over text and backgrounds gives a subtle 3D look. 5. Overlap your images in ways that are out of the ordinary. 6. 7. 8. The Wrap Up Google+

1,075 Awesome Free Fonts For Designers Share on Twitter109Share on Facebook256Share on Google Plus31Share on Stumbleupon115KShare on Reddit0 This is meta collection of free font lists from various respected design websites. In total there are 24 lists showcasing 1,075 fonts which are all free to download. These font collections are shortlists of the best free fonts of 2013 and 2014 which which will hopefully save you a load of time if you are on the hunt for quality designer typography. The fonts vary in style and are ideal for websites, flyers, brochures, logos and graphic designers. Awwards – 100 Greatest Fonts of 2014 View Fonts Hongkiat’s 100 Must Have Free Fonts CreativeBloq’s 100 Best Free Fonts For Designers Creativeshory’s 75 Best Fonts of 2014 UMagazine’s 60 Free Fonts DesignModo’s 23 Free Fonts – Behance Collection Naldz Graphics’s 40 Best Fonts UMagainze’s 22 Free Fonts for Pro Designers Graphic Design Junction’s 100 Free Fonts For Designers Designer Optimus – 20 Free Best Fonts for 2014 WDL – 12 Best Free Fonts of 2013

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