Netflix’s Stranger Things is a hit. So is the 80’s culture revival. Horror movies from that time were scary and fun at the same time and that’s something this show was able to capture with success. But for those who aren’t designers, there was something that helped to set that ambiance: the awesome 80’s styled logo. If you think you… Read the full article.
A lot of us use Adobe Photoshop on a daily basis, but no matter how much of a veteran you are, you can always learn new little tips that will make you think “How did I not know this before!”. As I pointed out in the 10 Critical Photoshop Mistakes You Must Stop Making article I posted a couple of… Read the full article.
Your Photoshop workflow depends on several factors, including the volume of work you’re dealing with and your own mastery of the software. Lightroom and Photoshop instructor Ben Willmore has another secret for helping speed up your workflow when editing photos: Photoshop keyboard shortcuts. Becoming familiar (and quick) with these shortcuts can help you make changes without requiring a lot of physical… Read the full article.
Retouching a photo is a complex task. Or not. It depends on many factors. Sometimes you need only a quick retouching because the original image is great and you just want only to enhance certain features or apply specific little retouches to it. Colin Smith from PhotoshopCafe will show you in this tutorial one of the oldest trick for quick… Read the full article.
After some steep, but fun, learning curve you are starting to get a grasp of Photoshop. But your constant trips to the menu bar, toolbar or panels are starting to get tedious. Then it’s time to start learning some basic hotkeys. As a computer user, you probably know all the common system hotkeys like Copy, Paste, Cut, Save, etc. But… Read the full article.
Learning new obscure hotkeys an obsession for some. There are lots of them hidden in Photoshop and I’m pretty sure that some of them are even undocumented. In this video tutorial Nathaniel Dodson from TutVid will show you 31 hotkeys in Photoshop that are both useful and that you probably have never heard of or even used before. Nathaniel will… Read the full article.
Removing something from its background has been perhaps the most popular task in Photoshop. For those on CS6 or earlier versions, the quick select brush and refine edge have been the tools of choice for most of the work. But the new Photoshop CC Select and Mask space provides dramatically better results than refine edge. This tool will let you… Read the full article.
Face recognition has been around for a while in digital cameras or photo albums. And lately, it became a both disturbing and fascinating new phenomenon when Snapchat added the face swap feature to its app. And what about Photoshop? Retouching facial features has always been difficult and the results were far from realistic, if not cheesy or grotesque. In this last… Read the full article.
Trying to get the perfect and most creative color toning for your image seems like a daunting, and most of the times, frustrating experience. Dealing with Curves, channel operations and other complex tools is for the pros only. Fortunately, Photoshop has always an ace up its sleeve. We talked before about the Color Lookup Tables, where you could apply different… Read the full article.
The Sin City movies are modern masterpieces that reimagine the film noir genre from the 40s and 50s. They use black and white imagery with low key lighting to creating striking pictures with high contrast between light and shadow. In this tutorial, talented Photoshop artist Chris Spooner, from Spoon Graphics, will show you some techniques to transform your static photographs… Read the full article.
In this tutorial by Andrei Oprinca from RetutPro, you will learn how you can change someone’s eye color. It isn’t so hard these days with the new tools Adobe is constantly adding to Photoshop. Simply apply a selective color adjustment layer and add a mask and fix or change the eye color. Watch the tutorial below and see how easy… Read the full article.
Creating a photographic caricature of a person, regularly a friend or a relative, is simpler than it looks at first sight. In this tutorial, talented Photoshop artist Chris Spooner, from Spoon Graphics, will take you through the process of creating a realistic cartoon character effect from a photograph. Since the base image is a photo, you won’t have to draw… Read the full article.
Bringing vintage photos into life is fun, especially if it involves old family pictures and portraits. Your first attempts probably were a mess. Don’t worry, it’s not that simple without the proper knowledge, but it isn’t a complex task either. In fact, after watching this video tutorial chances are that you’ll become a serial colorizer. John Shaver from Photoshop Video… Read the full article.
The real beauty in Photoshop is that even it is a high-end professional software, you can simply open an image and quickly apply effects or corrections to achieve beautiful results. But that can only take you so far. And I don’t mean you should go and learn complex curves manipulation or channel mixing techniques. Those are difficult indeed! There are… Read the full article.
If you’re using Photoshop, chances are you‘re going to have to clip a subject from its background and work your editing magic. As a newbie, you may have been using the eraser tool to death, making memes that you hope would impress your Facebook friends and go viral. Well, that’s fine. But, ever wondered how to retouch a bad hair… Read the full article.
Reintroduced in Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.1 release the Oil Paint filter lets you transform a photo into an image with the visual appearance of a classic oil painting. With a few simple sliders, you can adjust the amount of stylization, brush scale, cleanliness, and other parameters. In this tutorial, Howard Pinsky will take a look at two examples of how… Read the full article.
Think you know Photoshop inside out? Now, before you get too smug about it, consider the possibility that there could be 28 powerful features that have been lying hidden in Photoshop, right beneath your nose. 28? Yes, and that includes features that could save you a lot of time and energy on a daily basis. If you’re wondering just what… Read the full article.
Learn how to access your document’s history in Photoshop, as well as how to undo changes. Explore the History panel and see how to move through states with shortcuts and increase the maximum number of states that Photoshop can hold in memory.
In this photoshop Tutorial, you will learn how to add light leaks to your photos using gradient fill layers. This effect is really simple and easy to adjust for your own photo to add some interesting lighting. If you want to try different kinds of light leaks effects, then take a look at this professional light leaks Photoshop Premium Action… Read the full article.
The film strip effect allows you to frame your images in a creative way, with a retro look. In this Tutorial by Justin Odisho you will learn how to create a film strip collage photo or portrait in a few easy steps using Adobe Photoshop.
At first sight, coloring a photo looks like a daunting task. But it isn’t nearly as hard as you might think. In fact, it can be effectively achieved in a couple of simple steps. In this Photoshop tutorial by Marty Geller from Blue Lightning TV you will learn how to colorize and hand-tint black and white photos.
Often times you might want to change the nail color of your subject. Maybe you want to try a color that would better fit the overall image. There’s a very simple but effective solution for you! In this tutorial by Aaron Nace from Phlearn, you will learn how to color nail polish in Photoshop.
In this tutorial by Aaron Nace from Phlearn you will learn how to place an image in text in Photoshop. Combining an image with text can be a super fun and effective technique. You’ll start off with choosing the text and font. With your end goal in mind, you’ll probably want to choose a text that was thick enough for… Read the full article.
In this episode, talented photographer and instructor Serge Ramelli will show you how to use the new Wedding Toolkit he just released to add flares and light leaks to your wedding photos creating strong emotion. Photography means writing with light, and by improving the light you can make your photography even more awesome. This can be applied to any portrait… Read the full article.