Photoshop Guides

6 exciting portrait effects you can do in Photoshop

6 exciting portrait effects you can do in Photoshop

Thanks to Snapchat app,  you can easily swap faces with a friend or add funny animal masks to your face in a second. Hilarious! But what about quality? Portrait retouching in Photoshop is not limited to high-end, professional retouching for magazines or photo books. You can also create some creative artistic portraits. Yeah, I bet you knew that. But do… Read the full article.

Photography

21 Tips For Taking Incredible Cat Photos

21 Tips For Taking Incredible Cat Photos

Zoran Milutinovic is a professional pet photographer based in Serbia. As a lover of cats himself, he specializes in photographing cats in their natural environment, capturing all their quirks, habits, and facial expressions. His photos have been published in magazines, virtual galleries, greeting cards, calendars, mobile apps, wallpapers, posters, and book covers. Curious about capturing great images of cats? Zoran… Read the full article.

Art and design

English illustrator sees faces on everyday life objects and brings them to life

English illustrator sees faces on everyday life objects and brings them to life

English illustrator Charly Clements sees faces on objects everywhere he goes. Armed with an iPad Pro, he’s on a quest to bring them to life. Clements’ new project Real Life Lines is all about putting ordinary objects into everyday scenarios, exposing them to the pain, distress, and struggles of everyday life. Images by Charly Clements | Via BoredPanda

Art and design

Photography studio turns real people into action figures for personal branding awareness

Photography studio turns real people into action figures for personal branding awareness

Brand Yourself is a joint project created by Egyptian Wessam Elqushairy and Muhammad Seddique with the participation of Gearbox studios. Here your full body photo is the main ingredient for the creation of this resume miniature version of you. We should all keep in mind that we only have one chance to make a good first impression and every designer… Read the full article.

Photoshop News and Updates

Photoshop Roadmap deals and discounts

Photoshop Roadmap deals and discounts

In this page you will always find interesting deals for your creative work. Some of these deals are exclusive for Photoshop Roadmap visitors. Check this page regularly for the most current discounts. Some of them are ongoing deals, but usually the best ones are time limited. 30% OFF Topaz Glow 2 New Version – Ends September 2nd Get 30% off Topaz… Read the full article.

Photoshop Guides

5 Portrait Photography and Retouching Online Classes You Should Attend

5 Portrait Photography and Retouching Online Classes You Should Attend

CreativeLive is not just another online learning platform. Unlike most other sites, CreativeLive has a unique learning system: Live streaming online classes. If you haven’t already, read more about Creative Live’s learning system here. All the classes on the site, from Photoshop courses to photography, filmmaking and much more, are taught live in front of an audience. And CreativeLive live-stream… Read the full article.

Text Effects

Learn how to create the Stranger Things tv show logo in Photoshop

Learn how to create the Stranger Things tv show logo in Photoshop

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.

Photoshop Tools and tips

25 Photoshop Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts You Probably Didn’t Know

25 Photoshop Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts You Probably Didn’t Know

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.

Photoshop Plugins

5 crazy and unusual photo effects you can create with Filter Forge in Photoshop

5 crazy and unusual photo effects you can create with Filter Forge in Photoshop

As a photographer or designer you’re always seeking for perfection. You want your images to be stunningly good looking. In fact, You probably are an expert in color enhancement, frequency separation skin retouching, subtle hdr effects, and many obscure and little-known image sharpening techniques. You enjoy that, don’t you? But when it comes to unusual stuff, I’m pretty sure you… Read the full article.

Photoshop Plugins

Give Your Photos A Radiant Look With Topaz Glow 2

Give Your Photos A Radiant Look With Topaz Glow 2

Topaz Labs has rolled out a new update for its Glow plugin and it now comes packed with even more amazing features than ever before. For those of you who are not familiar with the company, Topaz Labs is a brand well-known among photographers and graphic designers. This company makes brilliant Photoshop plugins, like Topaz Impression and DeNoise, that lets… Read the full article.

Icons and Psd files

Beautiful Hi-res Hero Image Premium Templates for Your Site

Beautiful Hi-res Hero Image Premium Templates for Your Site

Hero images are beautifully designed over-sized images, in many cases photographs, that are prominently positioned at the top of the homepage of any given site. This has been a popular trend in web design for the last year or so. The Envato Blog has collected 20 high-resolution mockup templates packs that will allow you to quickly create your own professional… Read the full article.

Fonts

Download 3 fonts from Sant’Elia Script family for free

Download 3 fonts from Sant’Elia Script family for free

Sant’Elia Script from Yellow Design Studio is a robust modern type family with regular and rough versions in six weights. Its letterforms are crisp and welcoming with a splash of verve. Alternate versions feature angled strokes that inject extra energy. Rough weights include three different distress levels that can be mixed for added control and customization. Three of those Rough… Read the full article.

Photoshop Tools and tips

Essential Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts to Make Your Life Easier

Essential Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts to Make Your Life Easier

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.

Photoshop Add-Ons

Download Free Goods of the Week From Creative Market

Download Free Goods of the Week From Creative Market

Creative Market is a platform for handcrafted, mouse made design content from independent creatives around the world. They’re passionate about making beautiful design simple and accessible to everyone. So passionate, that each week they offer 6 products from their extensive catalog for free. Yes, free. The catch is that you have to download them right before the week ends. Easy,… Read the full article.

Photo Effects and Retouching

How to make any photo look better in seconds in Photoshop

How to make any photo look better in seconds in Photoshop

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.

Fonts

Download Free Carrara Light Designer Font by Hoftype

Download Free Carrara Light Designer Font by Hoftype

Carrara Light is part of Hoftype’s brand new 14-font family, Carrara, which just made its debut a few weeks ago. While the entire collection is on sale for just $99 through September 4th, you can download Carrara Light for free today. This friendly family works well at both headline and body text sizes — making it a great fit for… Read the full article.

Photoshop Guides

15 Step Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Photoshop

15 Step Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Photoshop

This Photoshop guide for you, the newbie struggling to make some sense out of Photoshop. Yes, you understand how to open an image, or paint with a brush, or even making some basic photo retouching. But you have no clue how go beyond those basic tasks, or perhaps creating your own workflow. In this video by Nate Dodson from TutVid,… Read the full article.

Fonts

Download TT Corals Thin Free Designer Font From TypeType Foundry

Download TT Corals Thin Free Designer Font From TypeType Foundry

TypeType released TT Corals just last week and it’s already clear that it’s going to be a hit. And even better, they’re giving you TT Corals Thin for free and offering the entire family for just $21! The 12 font family is a modern, humanistic sans serif that was inspired by the many of the traits typical of type from… Read the full article.

Photoshop Tools and tips

36 Essential Beginner Hotkeys for Photoshop

36 Essential Beginner Hotkeys for Photoshop

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.

Fonts

Download Free Pinto NO_04 Designer Font by FaceType

Download Free Pinto NO_04 Designer Font by FaceType

The Pinto family made its debut on MyFonts, one of the largest commercial fonts marketplace, over two years ago, and users love it just as much now as they did in 2014. The 14 font collection features a wide wide range of weights — one of which, Pinto NO_04, is free! The rest of the weights were designed with just… Read the full article.

Photoshop Tools and tips

31 Mind Blowing Hidden Hotkeys of Photoshop

31 Mind Blowing Hidden Hotkeys of Photoshop

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.

Photoshop Guides

Love or Hate! 10 Best and Worst Things About Photoshop

Love or Hate! 10 Best and Worst Things About Photoshop

There is no perfect love. But is perfection possible? Well, if you are paying a monthly fee for an app, at least you are allowed to ask for something close to that. But if that app is Adobe Photoshop then we will have a hard time trying to figure out what to improve. Nevertheless, there is always room for improvement,… Read the full article.

Photoshop Tools and tips

How to cut out hair in Photoshop

How to cut out hair in Photoshop

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.

Photoshop Tools and tips

Learn the Awesome Face Aware Liquify Tool in Photoshop

Learn the Awesome Face Aware Liquify Tool in Photoshop

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.

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