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.
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".
This is a tutorial to demonstrate how this poster was created , using displacement maps and adding 3D spotlights.
creating a semi-transparent text effect style
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
In this tutorial I expand on my original with even more ways to turn those tiny images into full size desktop wallpapers.
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.
Using a number of basic Photoshop tools, you can turn a regular photo of yourself into a Superhero!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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