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Super Cool Watercolor Effect in 10 steps in Photoshop

Last year I wrote a Photoshop tutorial for PSDTUTS showing how to create a very nice design using watercolor brushes. It was inspired by the work of …

Vibrance VS Saturation in Photoshop

Saying that both Vibrance and Saturation boosts your color’s vividness wouldn’t necessarily be <i>incorrect</i>, but there’s one key difference that you …

Making the Most of Photoshop Layers

The way web designers are using Photoshop is changing; pixel perfect comps are less relevant than they were a year or two ago. However, Photoshop is …

Layers, Got to Love Them

Are you new to Photoshop? Have you been trying to teach yourself the basics of Photoshop but have found the amount of educational material available …

Cool Text Effect with the Puppet Warp Tool in Photoshop CS5

When Adobe started announcing some of the new features of the CS5 version of Photoshop they showed the Puppet Warp tool in which they played with an …

Graphics

How to create mist: Photoshop effects for atmospheric landscapes

There's always something to complain about when it comes to the weather. If it's raining we want it to be sunny, and when it's sunny we moan it's too …

Smoke Type in Photoshop in 10 Steps

Last week I decided to upgrade to the new Adobe CS4 apps, as usual I did my backups and of course I forgot very important things, such as my …

Tutorials

Tutorial: How to Apply Makeup to a Model in Post-Production Using Adobe Photoshop

While the old adage of “get it right in camera” is something to take seriously, post-production skills are also very valuable. Applying realistic …

Pixels, Image Size and Resolution

Are you new to Photoshop? Have you been trying to teach yourself the basics of Photoshop but have found the amount of educational material available …

Review: Phlearn PRO Pinup Cola Photoshop Tutorial

Overview<p>In one of Phlearn’s recent Photoshop tutorials, Aaron Nace takes on the classic pinup. In this two-part tutorial, the differences between …

Tutorials

Sharpen Your Images With Some Useful Photoshop Techniques

Sharpening your images is a bit of a science and there are quite a few aspects that need to be considered. You can sharpen for printing, for web …

How to Use Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

Most photographers would agree that whenever possible getting the shot right in camera should be the goal. However, there are going to be times when …

Quick Tutorial Shows How to Dodge and Burn Using Curves in Photoshop

In addition to taking beautiful fashion photos, Serbian born photographer Elena Jasic also occasionally uploads a tutorial or two to her YouTube …