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Turn your photo into a pencil sketch in Photoshop

Turn your photo into a pencil sketch in Photoshop

In the world of Photoshop, some effects are timeless classics. Turning a portrait photo into a sketch is one of them. With just a few simple clicks, any portrait can be turned into a beautiful drawing, and any photographer can feel like an accomplished graphic artist. In this tutorial, Steve Patterson from Photoshop Essentials guides you step by step as… Read the full article.

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Create a Christmas greeting card with snowflakes and colorful ornaments in Photoshop

Create a Christmas greeting card with snowflakes and colorful ornaments in Photoshop

In this tutorial I will give you some tips on how to Christmas greeting card with snowflakes and colorful tree baubles in Photoshop CS5. You will learn how to add a Layer Style, draw Christmas baubles with Ellipse Tool, apply brushes, use Custom Shapes etc. Read tutorial at DesignStacks…

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How to Create Vintage Christmas Card in Photoshop

How to Create Vintage Christmas Card in Photoshop

We have another great tutorial available for our readers today. If you want to learn how to create a vintage New Year card with Christmas decorations, using simple shapes and gradients in Adobe Photoshop, then this tutorial is for you. Read tutorial at DesignStacks…

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Create a Christmas Gifts Mountain Artwork

Create a Christmas Gifts Mountain Artwork

Learn how to create magic photo manipulation with big curly mountain top using Content-Aware fill option and digital painting techniques. Read tutorial at Alfoart…

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Create an Action to Transform your Photos into Impressionist Paintings

Create an Action to Transform your Photos into Impressionist Paintings

This Photoshop tutorial by Marty Geller from Blue Lightning Tv will show you how to create an action that will instantly transform your photos into the look of beautiful, impressionist paintings.

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Create a Sketch Line Drawing From a Photo in Photoshop

Create a Sketch Line Drawing From a Photo in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to make line drawing photo effect using the brush tool and how to make a custom brush using the define brush tool. Watch Video Tutorial Here…

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Easy Photoshop watercolor photo effect with a twist

Easy Photoshop watercolor photo effect with a twist

A photoshop watercolor paint tutorial using a paint image and portrait. Instead of applying filters and brushstrokes, the author decided to create the effect using a watercolor texture on a double exposure effect. Clever!

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Design an Awesome Watercolour Style Surreal Artwork in Photoshop

Design an Awesome Watercolour Style Surreal Artwork in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show the steps I took to create this really cool, watercolour style “City on Cloud” Artwork in Photoshop. I was experimenting the new brushsets and textures I downloaded today and thought I could combine them together and see what result they can bring Read this tutorial at PSDVault…

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Create a Transitional, Watercolor Portrait from a Photo

Create a Transitional, Watercolor Portrait from a Photo

Photoshop tutorial showing how to transform a photo of someone into a beautifully nuanced, transitional, watercolor portrait on a textured, paper surface.

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Textured watercolor artwork in Photoshop

Textured watercolor artwork in Photoshop

Quick and really simple tutorial showing how to paint creative textured watercolor effects on a photo in Photoshop

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Apply a beautiful watercolor effect to an architectural rendering in Photoshop

Apply a beautiful watercolor effect to an architectural rendering in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to apply a watercolor effect to an image in Photoshop. In this case, a beautiful architectural rendering was used.

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How To Make a Watercolor Photo Manipulation In Photoshop

How To Make a Watercolor Photo Manipulation In Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a creative mix of watercolor brushstrokes and photos in Photoshop.

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Apply Creative Watercolor Effects to Your Photos in Photoshop

Apply Creative Watercolor Effects to Your Photos in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial covers how to apply a creative watercolor effect to your photos in Photoshop. It’s actually very simple.

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Create a Vintage, Russian Constructivist Poster in Photoshop

Create a Vintage, Russian Constructivist Poster in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to create a vintage, Russian Constructivist poster inspired in an Alexander Rodchenko artwork. Watch Video Tutorial Here…

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Create a Vintage Circus Poster in Photoshop

Create a Vintage Circus Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will how to make a custom, vintage, circus poster. Part 1 shows how to make the finished poster base and Part 2 shows how to add the text. Watch Video Tutorial Part 1 and Part 2 Here…

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How to Create a Rusty, Vintage Tin Sign in Photoshop

How to Create a Rusty, Vintage Tin Sign in Photoshop

This video will teach you how to create a rusty, vintage tin sign in Photoshop where you can swap out the artwork at any time without destroying any of the effects. Watch Video Tutorial Here…

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Create colorful graphic art in Photoshop

Create colorful graphic art in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn some basic techniques you can use to create some awesome graphic art. From color fill adjustment layers to layer masks, to transforming selections and saving custom color swatches. Watch video tutorial here…

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Learn How to Paint a Floral Portrait in Adobe Photoshop

Learn How to Paint a Floral Portrait in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to paint a vivid floral illustration of a girl surrounded with gentle flowers and fresh green foliage. Follow through a calming process of digital painting, using the Lasso Tool and standard Adobe Photoshop brushes, creating a textured effect. Process Preview Read Tutorial at Tuts+…

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Create an artistic charcoal effect with Topaz Impression Plugin

Create an artistic charcoal effect with Topaz Impression Plugin

From coarse and rough to soft and smudged, Topaz Impression can turn your photos into naturalistic charcoal and pastel drawings in seconds. Join Nichole Paschal as she demonstrates how to recreate these looks with just a few clicks. Get 15% off on any Topaz Labs plugin using code PSROADMAP at checkout! Watch video tutorial here…

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Create Beautiful Japanese Art in Photoshop

Create Beautiful Japanese Art in Photoshop

Learn how to use Photoshop’s real-media brushes to create Eastern-inspired artwork by Tim Shelbourne Process preview Read more at Advanced Photoshop Magazine…

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Photo to sketch effect in Photoshop

Photo to sketch effect in Photoshop

Photoshop tutorial showing how to transform photos into pencil drawings. Watch video tutorial here…

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Create the Jurassic World Movie Poster in Photoshop

Create the Jurassic World Movie Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial by PTC you will learn how to recreate the Jurassic World teaser movie poster using only Photoshop. Watch video tutorial here…

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Create a painted portrait of your pet in Photoshop

Create a painted portrait of your pet in Photoshop

Crafting a hand-painted portrait may seem an impossible project that only an accomplished artist should attempt. But using the smudge brush makes the process so easy that even a beginner can achieve stunning results. Final Image Process preview Read more at TutsPlus…

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Create a Photo Caricature in Photoshop

Create a Photo Caricature in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial by TutsPlus will show you how to comically exaggerate particular features of a face to create a humorous representation of that person. Adobe Photoshop’s transform, warp, and liquify features are perfect for creating caricatures from a photographic portrait. Final Image Process preview Read more at TutsPlus…

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