Difficulty Level: Moderate Photoshop Skills Photoshop isn't just for zapping zits and adding freaky colors to sunset pictures! You can use it for fun, altered-reality pictures, too. If you have a tripod and some friends, you can combine many exposures as separate layers and using layer masks, make one super cool image from many slightly cool images.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to create two separate exposures for the same image with Camera Raw when retouching a digital photograph in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this video guide.
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to apply light sources to 3D projects in Photoshop.
Have you ever wanted to create a grunge background? This video tutorial shows you how to make a grunge background for your graphics projects in Adobe Photoshop. This video provides you with an easy, step-by-step tutorial for giving your projects the grungy look that you desire. Grunge backgrounds are great for logos, flyers, advertisements, and other forms of marketing or visual media.
This image editing software tutorial teaches you how to remove fringe left over from masking on a monster image in Photoshop CS3. Discover three distinctive ways to remove the ugly fringe that can ruin any good masking project. These Photoshop techniques are specially designed for working with detailed hair (like a monsther!), in Photoshop masking projects.
If you've ever wanted to quickly create a simple starfield (with a constellation) in Photoshop, here's how. This is part one, creating the source material for the After Effects project that follows in Part 2 ("Fish Star").
Generate lace from scratch with Adobe Photoshop CS4 or CS5! Whether you're new to computer graphics, new to Adobe Photoshop CS4 or a seasoned design professional just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to like this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this trick in your own Photoshop projects, watch this guide!
Learn best practices for lighting your canvas in Adobe Photoshop. Whether you're new to computer graphics, new to Adobe Photoshop CS4 or a seasoned design professional just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to like this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using natural lighting in your own Photoshop projects, take a look!
Learn how to use Smart Objects in Adobe Photoshop and how they protect your pixels when scaling images. Whether you're new to computer graphics, new to Adobe Photoshop CS4 or a seasoned design professional just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to like this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using Smart Objects in your own Photoshop projects, take a look!
This is an easy Photoshop project so even beginners can follow along and learn how to make ghosts.
Did you know you can create your own brushes on Photoshop? You're probably already overwhelmed by the variety of brushes, brush diameters, and other various picture settings that Photoshop offers, but if you're a professional artist or graphic designer it's sometimes necessary to create your own brush for a project.
Learn about some of the advanced features in Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended for animating 3D objects in this software tutorial. In this project we will create a solar eclipse simulation from 2D, and video images of the earth and moon. This is an advanced users tutorial so you should be familiar with Photoshop first. Follow along as Russel Brown shows you how to work with the new 3D features of Photoshop CS4.
Learn how to create and utilize Smart Objects when working in Adobe Photoshop CS4. Whether you're new to computer graphics, new to Adobe Photoshop CS4 or a seasoned design professional just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to like this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using Smart Objects in your own Photoshop projects, take a look!
Basketball shoes are expensive, so if you want to use something like Dunks (a big, beautiful white leather canvas) for a custom painted sneaker project you better know what you want to do before you start. Enter Photoshop. This video will teach you how to use Photoshop to plan your kick design out before you paint, helping ensure that you kicks come out the way you want.
Sometimes, a project requires you to go back and fix or adjust something you created in Photoshop. Today, Bert takes us with him as he fills a once empty water glass, and fixes a reflection on one of his older pieces using the spherize tool in Photoshop.
Photoshop has the capability to handle many different file formats, though many of these files are now obsolete. The five most common formats currently in use are .psd, .tif, .jpg, .png and .exr. This tutorial explains the pros and cons for using each format in Adobe Photoshop projects.
Have some fun while gaining pro Adobe Photoshop skills by embarking on the project featured in this video. You'll learn how to produce a fancy license plate that's snazzy and shiny. To make the plate, you'll be using the text tool, layer effects, and paths.
This software tutorial takes a look at how to design an icon set in both Photoshop and Illustrator. An icon set is a set of icons that you can integrate into a number of different projects, like a website or a company letterhead, logo and identity set up. Having an icon set readily available for all your project needs will make your workflow faster and simpler. So watch and see how to make an icon set first in Photoshop and then in Illustrator.
Add a little extra touch of realism to your project or image in Adobe Photoshop CS5. If you're building a digital scrapbook or photo album, you can Photoshop in a few pieces of tape at the edges, and this short tutorial demonstrates a few separate techniques to achieve this effect.
If you're just starting out using Adobe Photoshop, then this is the perfect thing to try out. Creating a smiley face is one of the easiest things you can do in Photoshop, so it's the perfect design project to learn from. Just follow along with the steps in the video, and you'll have your very own, shiny, smily face icon.
Does anything other than normal text seem like a daunting task in Photoshop? It's really quite simple, once you get the hang of it! In this video tutorial, learn how to create a text reflection effect in Adobe Photoshop to give your text a mirrored twin. In a few simple steps, you can create this look for your graphic design project. Whether it be a brochure, school project or business card, it's always nice to give your asthetic layout a little boost with creative text.
Everyone wants to be thinner, BUT, what if you'd like to put on a little weight? Or, how about a LOT of weight? Even in a photo? Well this video shows how to use Photoshop and its liquify tool to expand someone from their svelt self to a bigger, beautiful person.
If you are a serious about being a 3D artist, you are going to have to leave the confines of 3DS MAX at some point and start integrating other programs into your work. This video will show you how to use Photoshop to create depth-of-field blur in a 3DS MAX project, allowing you to integrate live action and 3D models more realistically.
You probably don't want to do this to a real car, but you may need a weathered effect for a project - so learn how to add rust and dents to a car in Photoshop.
We don't know about you, but making selections around oddly shaped areas of an image is one of the most frustrating single tasks in Photoshop. Odd shapes are really hard to navigate around by hand and often you can't get a perfect cut. Luckily, this Photoshop tutorial will guide you through how to make complex selections easily in Adobe Photoshop CS5.
Whether you need to create realistic-looking bruises for a Halloween photo or need to look beaten up for a film project you're completing, sometimes you just need to add a few brown and purple spots to your face.
Looking to jazz up your Photoshop creations? Learn how to create 3D wrapping light streaks in Photoshop with help from this video. By starting with a simple 3D object created in Photoshop, "wrap" the object with light, specifically these light zips or bands to create this effect. Not pleased with the look of this effect? Create the path(s) and then tweak and create whatever kind of effect you want!
In this video tutorial, we learn how to put the finishing touches on a project when retouching a digital photograph in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this video guide.
Remove unnecessary content and orient your images in the proper direction using the crop and rotate tools in Adobe Photoshop Elements. This very basic tutorial shows you how do some easy and quick fixes to draw out what you want from your PSE projects.
Create a custom brush which you can use to stamp your own signature onto projects you've worked with in Adobe Photoshop. You'll be able to change the size or color of your signature, and put it anywhere on the image you want.
Color correction is a color adjustment you can take advantage of in Adobe Photoshop to alter the balance and contrast of color in a photo or other image. This tutorial shows you how you can take a shaded image and bring out the color and detail in your project.
Bring out all the colors in your photo! Make them extra saturated so your image has exceptionally vivid colors. This tutorial shows you how to use the luminosity and other light effects in Adobe Photoshop to make the colors really pop for your project.
Create a wallpaper for your own tech company or project! This Adobe Photoshop tutorial walks you through the process of creating a flashy red and black wallpaper, complete with a logo and a glowing, live-wire looking line running across the screen.
In this video you will learn to use Photoshop to turn a photograph into a wall painting. Learn to use cutout filter to enhance the effect. Remember to experiment with different blending modes for your own project!
Make your Photoshop letters shine like chrome. Learn how to use the creative text tools of Photoshop in this Photoshop tutorial from a professional graphic designer.
Color and contrast are two separate, yet still related, qualities of any image. With Photoshop, it's possible to adjust the color without touching the contrast, and vice versa. This tutorial by the King of Photoshop, Bert Monroy, walks you through how to do both separately.
Photoshop allows users to create all sorts of cool text effects, some of the most popular of which involve creating firey or icey text for titles. This video focuses on the latter, teaching you how to combine several effects in Photoshop to create really cool letters that look like blocks of ice. Give you titles some flair! But don't get flares anywhere near them...
If you use Photoshop for work or regularly for fun, there are repetitive tasks that have probably made you want to throw your fancy monitor out the window to vent your boredom. Fortunately, there's help. This video will teach you how to create actions for batch processing in Photoshop CS4, allowing you to automate processes that you repeat regularly and saving you time and the money you would have spent on a new monitor.
This video will discuss how to implement color changes in Photoshop editing. This step by step approach will tutor the novice Photoshop user how to utilize the various tools and applications to achieve, colorization in photos, swap select and hue, colors and backgrounds of photos, describes layering using saturation and blend techniques. This video tutorial will describe and demonstrate the correct settings and tool usage for easy application of each editing and color manipulation.