Tag: Effects

Hi-key fun

How about a little hi-key fun… Let’s start with a simple color portrait. Now you will want to click on the Adjustment Layer at the bottom of the Layers panel… choose Channel Mixer. Make sure

What the heck is Blend if?

In the Layers Styles panel at the bottom of the first tab “Blending Options” is one of the unsung heroes of Photoshop that gets overlooked so often, and I think it is because it seems

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Quick Production Backdrop

One challenge that designers have is how to showcase their companies product in a simple but effective way. This is a great way to quickly create a dynamic stage for your products to be showcased.

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Let is snow

  create new document You will want to start out with a new document… size it according to your needs… I tend to make them fairly large so for this one 2400 x 2400… If

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Dodging and Burning

One off the key factors in making a believable composite is to handle how the light falls on your elements. One of the best ways to wrangle the light is through dodging and burning. Here

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Easy Slime Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s layer styles and some simple textures to create an easy, detailed slime text effect. Tutorial Assets1- Double Feature font.2- Ice Texture 4 by CageyResources.3- Black Mamba

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Quick Bloody Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s layer styles, a simple texture, and a couple of brush tips to create a quick, vibrant bloody text effect. Tutorial Assets1- Shlop Regular font.2- 4 HD

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Creating a Compelling Photo Composite in Adobe Photoshop CC

Creating a compelling photo composite is as much about finding the right assets as it is about the process of blending them together. If you’re unable to capture your own assets, stock image sites are

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Create Repeating Segments with the Mixer Brush in Photoshop CC

One of the secret powers of the Mixer Brush is that it can sample multiple colors or even pixels to use for its stroke. This is great for creating color-rich strokes to simulate painting with

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Using a Depth Mask to Simulate Volumetric Effects

“Simulate volumetric effects”â¦what? Those just sound like a bunch of big, fancy words. In plain English, what exactly is a volumetric effect? Put simply, a volumetric effect represents what happens to a subject when it

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Flood your pictures

This free app/plug-in from Flaming Pear has been around for a while, but it is still one of my favorites that I go to over and over again. Go to http://www.flamingpear.com/download.html and download “Flood” once you

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Unlimited Custom Borders Using Nothing But Textures and Refine Edge

Recently, while playing in the Refine Edge dialog, I was struck by the idea that it’s possible to combine Refine Edge’s powerful sliders with textures to create an unlimited variety of borders that can be

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Painting White Balance in Camera Raw to Fix Color Problems (or Add Effects)

Excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release) by Scott Kelby Camera Raw lets us paint with white balance, and of all the things that have been added to Camera Raw over

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Crystal Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to use a couple of Photoshop’s Layer Styles, and a simple sparkles brush to create a shiny, posh crystal text effect. Tutorial Assets1) Easy Street EPS Bold font.2) Stars

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