Photoshop Madness Typography

Joining in with all the fun for the 17th annual fonts fest, we thought we'd just get right into the swing of things with some "Dimensional Type" effects... * Elegant 3D Silver Type * Dark, 3D metal type * Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect, then * Another 3D "flowery" text effect in Photoshop . . . August 26, 2011

Photoshop's Gritty HDR Photo Effects

Learn a little grit! This tutorial was sent in by Johnson Koh, Art Director of Garena Online, and shows you some of the finer points of using grain and grit to turn a perfectly good photograph into a work of grunge art! July 28, 2011

Photoshop Tutorial: Realistic Tattoos

Design School should teach how to create an illusion with digital art and graphics. Sunny has sent in this tutorial that will show you how to apply a tattoo for a perfect summer illusion. This is a simple tutorial not requiring displacement maps or a lot of tricky skills... enjoy. July 27, 2011

Photoshop Pen Tool Drawing Savvy

One of the least used tools and processes in Photoshop are the pen tools and vector drawing. People just seem to forget them in Photoshop in favor of Illustrator. By the time you finish this five-page tutorial, sent in by Fatma, you'll be a Photoshop Vector Expert! June 29, 2011

Tutorial: Retouching skin in Photoshop

Shooting this summer? Shooting at the beach? Shooting at sporting events? Chances are, you'll get some shiny, oily, perspiring skin to deal with! Thanks to Chris - IZA Tuto - this tutorial on skin retouching shows some savvy technique all beginner to intermediate Photoshop users should know -- how to clear oily and shiny skin (often referred to as hotspots) June 28, 2011

Button Making Using Photoshop

Here's a quick little tutorial that lets you learn some essential Photoshop moves, and come up with some nice art . . . making buttons! No, not web buttons ... campaign buttons! Read on May 19, 2011

Photoshopping in the Rain

Well, they say that April showers bring May flowers! Here's a short, quickie, that most of you will know by now -- but for beginners, or those who haven't tried animating in Photoshop, it will be a breeze. April 27, 2011

Photoshop Madness for Lovers

Grab some of this madness, and create a colorful gift for your lover. It won't take long, and it will cost you nothing other than your time and the color print ... !!! This Madness includes: Colorful striped text * Sweet, Chocolate typography script * Amazing Animated Glitter Text * Create A Powerful Solid Text Effect * The Golden Heart-Shaped Box * Make a Colorful Postcard in Photoshop Elements * Happy Valentine's Day Text * Type reflected on black background * Fill text characters with images in Elements ... This is part of a continuing series of Text Effect Madness! January 20, 2011

Floating Clothes with Photoshop

Here's another good tutorial from Princess Libra, for a very popular technique in clothing marketing -- the "invisible" person ... remove the human model from the clothes -- an excellent way to learn the Clone Stamp tool, and adding a virtual drop shadow November 28, 2010

Isolate the subject, create a glow

Next, we'll create a glow behind the photo subject we cut out using the pen tool in part one of the series. This provides a wondeful contrast to our monochromatic patterned background! Then we'll demonstrate why color fill layers are so cool by changing the whole image with a single click. August 1, 2009