Another week comes along with its top quality Photoshop tutorials. Something new, something better, somehow looks like text, texture and ad tutorials. Interesting, Dr. Watson…
Author’s comment: “A few days ago I took sometime to try some tutorials I read such as the really cool Dramatic Text on Fire Effect in Photoshop by Collis from PSDTUTS, and put some 3D typography ideas into practice. My idea was to create a 3D text with fire coming from the inside of the document like a hole.”
Author’s comment: “Lets face it – rubber stamps are an amazingly quick and easy way of marking something in real life, but recreating them in Photoshop is a little more difficult. Unlike real media, the electronic canvas does not have creases, folds, and underlying texture to distort the ink. Neither does an electronic stamp have problems with ink adherence, creating a unique effect every time it is used. That is not to say, of course, that Photoshop cannot reproduce these little nuances of real media. The aim of this tutorial is to describe a simple method to create grunge brushes, and to detail how these brushes can be used to reproduce realism in our rubber-stamped logos. Interested?”
Author’s comment: “This tutorial will teach you how to manually create your own vanishing points, and how to use these techniques to create an awesome ’screen explosion’ effect – something that is sure to dazzle your viewers!”
Author’s comment: “For one of my projects I had to draw 7 absolutely different old paper textures. During my search of proper paper material I came up to the idea that I would rather just draw it myself rather than to spend all the time looking through library archives.”
Author’s comment: “Oftentimes there’s a need for a quick but unique design. In this tutorial, I’ll be showing you a short but attractive way to create a graphic for backgrounds, wallpapers, greeting cards, designs, and all that other good stuff. You will learn a simple Photoshop trick that you can easily manipulate for your daily needs.”
Author’s comment: “This tutorial will teach you how to design an awesome looking drinks advert. It involves techniques such as photo manipulation and shows you how to blend layers to achieve great results!”
Author’s comment: “Sure, you could take a photo of some wood and use that for a texture. But the real way to separate the Photoshop men from the boys is to make your own. In this tutorial, we are going to create a wood texture and apply some artwork on top of it that has an aged paint feel. To begin, make a new document as shown below.”
Author’s comment: “This tutorial will teach you how to make your very own fragrance advertisements, and even though we chose to use Monica Beluci in this tutorial, you can turn any ordinary home-made picture into a fragrance advertisement billboard. So first of all you need a picture of a girl (or boy you are doing to use. Pictures of people against black or dark backgrounds are better, since we will try to create an illusion of nocturnal sky.”
Author’s comment: “In this tutorial, we’ll learn to create a background image that looks like multiple folds of silk fabric. This is a great effect and technique for your collage artwork, as it is easy to blend or fade in with other elements of a collage piece.”
Author’s comment: “Photoshop CS3 Extended allows you to edit video and animations. Also, you can convert an existing video into a Smart Object and apply filters to it. This time we’re going to give a video a vintage feel and mock it up inside an old TV screen.”
Author’s comment: “In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to learn how to truly make a picture worth a thousand words by adding a different shadow behind someone in a photo, as if to imply that the person in the photo is one day going to become the image in the shadow. Or maybe they really are the image in the shadow but they manage to keep it hidden from everyone, sort of a “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” scenario. Or, as in the case with the image I’ll be using in this tutorial, perhaps the person is imagining themselves as the image in the shadow.”
Author’s comment: “I received an overwhelming response to the Creating Custom Patterns and Hero Header Part I tutorials asking for a comprehensive tutorial on creating complex repeating patterns, especially the heavy damask style that I have such an obvious affinity for. This one is for all of you who want so badly to dig even deeper into this technique. Grab a shovel and lets get to work. I’ll be breaking this tutorial into 2 parts and in this first installment I’ll show you how to create the base pattern and in Part 2 we’ll be adding color and texture to create an even cooler effect.
Though there are multiple ways to get to the same result, for me the following method is the most accurate, detailed and versatile, and unlike other methods it allows unlimited future reworking of the pattern if needed… it’s also requires the most work, so be prepared.”
Author’s comment: “This is more of a delicate texture rather then the hardcore type look. It can be used nicely for a web page background or even print type work. As with most textures, they need objects and design to really give out expression and feel.”
Author’s comment: “This tutorial demonstrates an effect that gets so photorealistic it led to some cheating controversies in the past. Aside from the interest of the created effect it also gives key layer technique information.
The only material needed is these two photos, the crumpled paper and what we want printed on it.”
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