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Some time ago I had posted an article showing how to create a smoke effect in photoshop, and to achieve that I used a photo of smoke and some photoshop filters. However, some people had said at the time that I should have done the smoke as well and it¥s exactly what I will show on this post right now.
In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn in easy and simple steps how to create a surreal environment.
This tutorial will show you a really simple way to create a bunch of note cards, and then add some pins to group them together, using mainly Layer Styles, and some other simple elements as well.
Here’s a cool list of a few of the latest and most exiting Photoshop text effects tutorials around.
This Photoshop CS6 tutorial provides tips for working within the Layers panel, including arranging and hiding layers, keyboard shortcuts, and more. Watch more at Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals course presented by lynda.com author Deke McClelland. The complete Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals course has a total duration of 6 hours and 40 minutes, and covers the image editing process from the very beginning, including discussion of the progresses, concepts, and techniques that every photographer or graphic designer should know.
This Photoshop CS6 tutorial discusses how to use the Vibrance tool, including how to make color balance adjustments. This specific tutorial is just a single movie from chapter eight of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals course presented by lynda.com author Deke McClelland. The complete Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals course has a total duration of 6 hours and 40 minutes, and covers the image editing process from the very beginning, including discussion of the progresses, concepts, and techniques that every photographer or graphic designer should know.
Learn how to create complex artistic photo manipulations in Photoshop with these detailed step by step tutorials
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Time lapse videos are often not the first choice to learn Photoshop. And that’s ok. You will never learn tips or techniques with time lapse or speed paint videos. But you will certainly learn a thing or two about workflow. And, believe me, it brings down to earth the working process of complex artworks that otherwise would seem impossible to figure out. Just sit, relax, and watch these awesome time lapse videos from talented Photoshop Artists.
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There are a lot of free textures around the web. You can find some excellent free textures at this site here… This list of tutorials will show you how to give a highly creative use to those textures, merging them into your artwork in many ways.
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Did you know that since Photoshop version CS6 you can apply one-click color effects to your photos? It is very easy to do it using the Color Lookup Adjustment Layer.
In fact, it’s so easy that even an absolute beginner can apply beautiful color effects just by following this short tutorial.
Without getting into too much technical details, a color look-up table (CLUT) is a mechanism, used mainly in video or photography, to transform a range of input colors into another range of colors. While difficult to create, the Color Lookup Tables are very easy to apply and Adobe has provided a nice amount of pre loaded tables for you to use on your photos.
Let’s open our base image. You can download this one here. If you plan to use this image in a commercial work, just be sure to read the usage rights in the download page. Photo By Joel Bedford via StockPholio.com
Click on the Adjustment Layers icon at the bottom right of the Layers palette and select Color Lookup from the menu.
The Color Lookup Palette will open up and you will see several options. Don’t worry about those options, we will only concentrate on the pre-built tables.
Just click on the pulldown menus and select the table you want. Always click on the pulldown menu and not on the radio buttons or you will be prompted to load a table to your list. Since we will be using the default tables, this is not necessary.
In this example we will start with one of my favorites, the Horror Blue table.
And that’s it! With just a single click we applied an awesome color effect without messing around with curves, levels and other complex techniques.
Let’s see some other examples:
2 Strip Color Table
Candle Light Color Table
Film Stock 50 Color Table
In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a beautiful, futuristic portrait by applying a plastic wrap effect or mask to a portrait.
Use Photoshop CS6″s new Shape and 3D capabilities to create a polished sleek acrylic/plastic/glass text effect.
Create this warm and sensual photo manipulation by combining photos, blending them, and adding a warm color effect.
Follow this tutorial and hopefully you”ll learn a lot about painting your own fantasy character!
These list of Photoshop tutorials will show you how to use some basic to advanced Photoshop tools and techniques to speed up your workflow. Click on the links to go to each video tutorial.
In this tutorial by Phlearn.com you will learn how to use smoke, fog, and steam as a fun and easy way to add a special interest to a photo. You can do this by photographing smoke and using blending modes to transport it onto another photo.
In this 3 part and two hours long video tutorial by Andrei Oprinca from PSDBox, you will learn how to create an impressive artwork using different photographs and compositing techniques in Photoshop.
Learn how to create awesome dramatic scenes in Photoshop with these highly detailed tutorials from talented Photoshop artists. Click on each image to read the tutorial.
Watch these stunning Adobe Lightroom video tutorials by talented photographers and artists Serge Ramelli and Glyn Dewis. Click on each image to watch the tutorials.
This list of tutorials by Bob Gager, Group Product Manager for Photoshop Elements, will get you ready to easily create great photo effects and retouching techniques in Photoshop Elements. Click on the images to watch each video tutorial.
In this tutorial you will learn how to apply realistic animal skin or fur to a face in Photoshop.
In this tutorial I’ll show you a really simple effect that together with good photography can be used to make gorgeous results. We’re going to compose a room using photos of objects. This room can then be used in Flash to build a website, or simply as a graphic.
In this tutorial you will learn how to pop up the highlights and add some glow to the skin in a portrait using Photoshop
In this tutorial you will learn how to mask curly hair and change the background of a photo in Photoshop.
This is a selection of some beautiful illustration effects and techniques tutorials in Adobe Photoshop. Click on each image to go to the tutorial page.
We”re going to be creating a stained, old paper texture, which almost looks like a ancient treasure map! All with just Layer Styles, and a few filters.
In this tutorial, we are going to go through all the available options to modify selections in Photoshop.
Photoshop makes it easy to pixelate with the mosaic filter but it’s boring and overused. Thankfully, there’s an easy trick that lets you pixelate using triangles instead of squares! This tutorial is incredibly easy so give it a try.
Bird’s Eye View in Photoshop allows you to easily zoom out and pan to a new area while you’re working on a high res image. This can certainly save you a bit of time while editing!
In this tutorial, I will show you the steps of The Creation of “Imminent Danger” Digital Art in Photoshop.
Create a luxurious super glossy golden text effect using layer styles, a filter, and a simple brush.