Digital Drama - how it was created

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 87 / System Requirements: Photoshop or any imaging software that can work with layers

This tutorial takes you through the steps of digitally enhancing an image to create a moody more powerful image, using layers and filters in photoshop. While it shows how this image was improved, it also shows the thinking and process you can recreate this approach on any image.

photogmark on 7:30AM Mon, 19 May 2014

Alien Skin text effetcs with photoshop cs6

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 234 / System Requirements: adobe photoshop

Step by step directions for doing great text effects with Photoshop cs6 using alien skin free texture.

PixelPit on 7:32PM Sun, 05 January 2014

Add A Little POP To Your Art With HDR Like Adjustment in Photoshop

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 304 / System Requirements: Photoshop, Windows/Mac/Linux

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".

Skorpian on 10:12AM Wed, 07 August 2013

Fire Font

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 165 / System Requirements: Photoshop

This is a two page pdf formatted tutorial on how I made the fire font from Sexy Beast, Nicolae.

DarwinsMishap on 10:28PM Tue, 27 November 2012

Create Displacement Maps and 3D Spotlights w/ Photos

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 194 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop CS3 - CS5.5

This is a tutorial to demonstrate how this poster was created , using displacement maps and adding 3D spotlights.

Smoovie on 7:27AM Tue, 31 January 2012

Create Bling Text Using Textures

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 142 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop CS3 - CS5.5

Using a diamond stud texture to create a Bling text style

Smoovie on 7:24AM Tue, 31 January 2012

TYPOGRAPHY PHOTO

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 179 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop CS3 - CS5.5

In this tutorial we're going to be converting a photo into a text image.

Smoovie on 6:23AM Mon, 30 January 2012

How to create a semi-transparent text effect style

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 154 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop CS3 - CS5.5

creating a semi-transparent text effect style

Smoovie on 6:21AM Mon, 30 January 2012

Create distressed texture with transparent background

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 187 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

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.

Slizzie on 7:56AM Sat, 17 September 2011

More Ways to Make Desktop Wallpapers out of Small Images

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 174 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial I expand on my original with even more ways to turn those tiny images into full size desktop wallpapers.

OniDrEvil on 5:36PM Sun, 03 April 2011

How to Draw Clothing with Photoshop

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 653 / System Requirements: Adobe 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.

OniDrEvil on 4:29AM Tue, 15 March 2011

How to Design a Logo

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 167 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

Whether you're creating a logo for a business or personal uses, I provide some useful tips and tricks to help you get started.

OniDrEvil on 4:51AM Wed, 02 March 2011

Add Structural Detail Using A Texture

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 191 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop CS4

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.

FranOnTheEdge on 7:13PM Thu, 17 February 2011

How to Turn Yourself into a Superhero with Photoshop

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 313 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

Using a number of basic Photoshop tools, you can turn a regular photo of yourself into a Superhero!

OniDrEvil on 1:24AM Sun, 13 February 2011

How to Make Wallpapers out of Tiny Images

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 243 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

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.

OniDrEvil on 4:22PM Sun, 16 January 2011

How to Make it Rain with Photoshop

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 271 / System Requirements: Adobe 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!

OniDrEvil on 11:33PM Tue, 04 January 2011

A Guide to Basic Photo Editing with Photoshop

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 207 / System Requirements: Adobe 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.

OniDrEvil on 4:31AM Wed, 15 December 2010

Building a Texture Using Overlays

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 949 / System Requirements: Photoshop, almost any version or similar software

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.

LukeA on 1:47AM Fri, 29 October 2010

Adobe CS Review and Premiere Pro CS5

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 2544 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial shows you how to take advantage of Premiere Pro CS5's new ability to use CS Review to do online client reviews of Video.

nickcharles on 2:10AM Wed, 22 September 2010

Adding Clothing & Using Displacement Maps to Simulate Wrinkles

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 678 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop 7 +

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.

RodS on 8:23PM Sun, 28 February 2010

The easy way to make stereoscopic images

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 433 / System Requirements: Image editing program, camera/3D program

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.

A-Spot on 11:08AM Sat, 20 February 2010

How to paint animal fur

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 542

An easy to follow tutorial, where you can learn to paint a realistic animal fur.

calaymo on 1:46PM Wed, 20 January 2010

How to paint a portrait PartII

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 489

An easy to follow tutorial, where you can learn to paint realistic skin and lips.

calaymo on 1:45PM Wed, 20 January 2010

How to paint a portrait PartI

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 445

An easy to follow tutorial, where you can learn to paint realistically a human eye.

calaymo on 1:43PM Wed, 20 January 2010

How to add people into 3d renderings in photoshop

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 566

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.

LordRavwen on 11:28AM Wed, 16 September 2009