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Light and glow effect in Photoshop. Second Picture is devoted to original tutorials about 3D graphics, Photoshop, Photography and Web Design. Picture 1. In this tutorial we are going to create the picture above using several different Photoshop effects. Click here to see a larger version. 29.10.2008 Category: Photoshop In this Photoshop effect tutorial I cover the creation of several different light and glow effects in Photoshop. In this tutorial we are going to recreate picture 1. Smoke Effect in Photoshop Picture 2. Picture 3. Let's start with the smoke effect in the background.

Create a new image document (600x500px). Overlay Text Picture 4. Next we'll create some text on top of the smoke. Create a Simple Vibrant Light Effect in Photoshop. This post was originally published in 2009 The tips and techniques explained may be outdated.

Create a Simple Vibrant Light Effect in Photoshop

Starting away from the computer, we’ll use a few household objects to create some photographic resources. Then follow this Adobe Photoshop tutorial to manipulate the images with various tools and techiques to produce a vibrant design made up of intense light streams effect. My previous How to Create Intense Light Streaks in Photoshop article turned out to become the most popular tutorial here on Blog.SpoonGraphics, so it seems to be quite a hot topic!

It makes sense, therefore to take another look at the intense light effects area of design and experiment with a range of techniques to produce our own vibrant artwork. In this article we’ll be starting from scratch, working away from the computer to gather together the resources which we’ll be manipulating later. To begin, you’d need a couple of items, namely a digital camera some kind of torch. 30 Popular Photoshop Tutorials of 2008. Categories Freebies Deals Navigation Tweet 30 Popular Photoshop Tutorials of 2008 How To, Resources | Jan 12, 2009 inShare0 It seems that just over the last year the quality of Photoshop tutorials have really improved.

30 Popular Photoshop Tutorials of 2008

Today, however, there are plenty of high quality Photoshop tutorials floating around the web. Many of these are some of the more popular Photoshop tutorials for the past year, but I tried to include some goodies that were a little lesser known as well. Create Amazing Photomontages Beautiful Lady Effect How to Make Circle Pixels (Pop-art Style) Swirl Mania in Illustrator & Photoshop Design Watercolor Effect Menu Abstract poster effects Creating a Vector Composite Effect from a Photo How to create 3D abstract circles in Photoshop CS4 Realistic Tattoos Design a Professional Laptop Advert Realistic Water Reflection Make Photos More Suggestive Create Cool Neon Effects Airbrushing Smooth Skin. How to Create a Simple Bokeh Effect. Get the FlatPix UI Kit for only $7 - Learn More or Buy Now Bokeh effect is nothing but the blurred part of the out-of-focus image.

How to Create a Simple Bokeh Effect

This effect is normally seen in the photography mostly around the light sources. In photography, this effect helps to focus on the object while making the background visually appealing. Today we are going to learn how to create the same beautiful effect in Photoshop. Before starting the tutorial let’s take a look at what we are creating. Creating the Brush Step 1: Open Photoshop and create new file For creating the Bokeh effect, first we have to create a Bokeh Brush. Step 2: Setting up the Brush Now select the Elliptical Marque Tool (M) and draw a circle (Press Shift and Draw) to fit in the canvas. Create a new layer (Shift + Ctrl + N) and (if you have deselected) (Ctrl + Click) the small thumbnail in the layers panel of the previous layer. Step 3: Saving your new brush Okay, we have created the brush.

Ultimate Photoshop Design Resources. There's no doubt that I like to design. Next to coding, I also love to edit photos, designing websites etc. My personal favorite tool to achieve this, has to be Adobe Photoshop. Next to a good tool, you'll need some good resources. Fonts, Plug-ins such as Brushes and Textures, Stock photos can help you tremendously when designing. Here's a list of my personal favorite photoshop design resources. Fonts, Stock Photos, Patterns, some Textures and Inspiring sites do not require Photoshop. If you think that there's a top-source missing from the list, share it with us by posting them in the comments. Fonts The standard fonts on a PC are really boring and just created to read. Dafont Personal FavoriteGreat website, huge amount of fonts.