|Add A Little POP To Your Art With HDR Like Adjustment in Photoshop|
A simple effect that I use in most all of my art work on the overall piece or smaller sections as well as my photographs. Gives your work a little more "pop".
|Fire Font |
This is a two page pdf formatted tutorial on how I made the fire font from Sexy Beast, Nicolae.
|Postworking 3D Renders|
What you do to your render when it comes out of the render engine may be what sets your image apart from all the rest. It's where you define your style. Take command of your post-processing tools and make it pop! This is a selection of hints and tips for using Photoshop to edit your images. It covers, Masks, Blending Modes, Adjustment Layers,Liquify Tool and Brushes.
|Create Displacement Maps and 3D Spotlights w/ Photos |
This is a tutorial to demonstrate how this poster was created , using displacement maps and adding 3D spotlights.
|Create Bling Text Using Textures|
Using a diamond stud texture to create a Bling text style
In this tutorial we're going to be converting a photo into a text image.
|How to create a semi-transparent text effect style|
creating a semi-transparent text effect style
|Create distressed texture with transparent background|
This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to create distressed texture and save it as a tif file with a transparent background to use in Adobe Illustrator.
|More Ways to Make Desktop Wallpapers out of Small Images|
In this tutorial I expand on my original with even more ways to turn those tiny images into full size desktop wallpapers.
|How to Draw Clothing with Photoshop|
There are many ways to draw unique clothing for your characters using Adobe Photoshop. I examine one method that uses a combination of the brush and dodge/burn tool. Very easy and very quick.
|How to Design a Logo|
Whether you're creating a logo for a business or personal uses, I provide some useful tips and tricks to help you get started.
|Add Structural Detail Using A Texture|
Using Layer Styles to create dents and grooves in metal textures, especially using "Contour", "Bevel" and "Texture" so that you can use a lower poly model, and let the texture show the detail. Also used to show embossed or indented logo designs.
|How to Turn Yourself into a Superhero with Photoshop|
Using a number of basic Photoshop tools, you can turn a regular photo of yourself into a Superhero!
|How to Make Wallpapers out of Tiny Images|
If you're like me, your favorite pictures are almost always the wrong size for your desktop resolution, resulting in a stretched or distorted look when you try to set it as a wallpaper. With this tutorial I give you a number of methods you can use to turn that tiny picture into a great wallpaper.
|How to Make it Rain with Photoshop|
Ever wanted to add a rain effect to a photograph? Here's a way you can do it with basic Photoshop tools, no extra downloads necessary!
|A Guide to Basic Photo Editing with Photoshop|
In this guide, designed for beginners, I break down some of the basic photo editing tools found in Adobe Photoshop (CS version). This includes, but is not limited to, brightness/contrast, color balance, and saturation. If you want to know where to get started with Photoshop then look no further.
|Building a Texture Using Overlays|
Using the various blending modes Photoshop offers you can add a level of richness and authenticity to your texture. The appearance of rust, mold, cracks, a wood grain, and virtually anything you can think of can be made to look like it is part of the overall texture. Overlays are powerful and they should be used carefully or they can override the base texture. Here is a guide to best use them in your work.
|Adding Clothing & Using Displacement Maps to Simulate Wrinkles|
This tutorial demonstrates my methods to add clothing to rendered figures, and how to simulate wrinkles in clothing using displacement maps. This tutorial contains nudity.
|The easy way to make stereoscopic images|
Probably the easiest way to combine two photos or renders into one anaglyphic image, that can then be seen in three dimensions through a pair of anaglyph glasses.
|Getting More "Tooth" From Your Human Photo References for Texturing|
In this tutorial, I show you how to process your human photo reference images to get the most out of them when texturing. This tutorial discusses three specific filters to use that will help to flatten the skin tones, bring a little color back into them, and to add back some extra detail so using the images in 3D texturing programs becomes an easier task.
|How to paint animal fur|
An easy to follow tutorial, where you can learn to paint a realistic animal fur.
|How to paint a portrait PartII|
An easy to follow tutorial, where you can learn to paint realistic skin and lips.
|How to paint a portrait PartI|
An easy to follow tutorial, where you can learn to paint realistically a human eye.
|How to add people into 3d renderings in photoshop|
A tutorial that explains how to blend people cutouts into 3d renderings. Although it is especially done for 3d renderings, the same concepts can be applied for placing cutouts of people in other photo backgrounds.
|Tutorial # 45: Simple Special Effects With Photoshop|
Easy way to add special effects to a 3D render or photograph, using brushes, and layer styles :)