Photo Effect

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In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this photo manipulation of a Barbarian Warrior in Photoshop. We will mix rock and metal texture, as well as fire into a warrior photo. We will be practicing layer blending, image adjustments, free transform tool and a number of other manipulation techniques.

Text Effects

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In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this Mysterious “Energy Flow” rock text effect in Photoshop. We will use a rock texture, river flow stock image, and cloud brushes to achieve this effect. The rock texture will form the foundation of the text, whereas the river stock will be used to create the “Energy Flow” around the text. Have a try!

Inspirations

Resources

“An action is a series of tasks that you play back on a single file or a batch of files—menu commands, palette options, tool actions, and so on. For example, you can create an action that changes the size of an image, applies a filter to the image for a particular effect, and then saves the file in the desired format.” – From Photoshop Help File.

The above says it all: By using Photoshop Actions, you can greatly improve your productivity and efficiency, especially if you would like to apply the same effect over and over again. I use it all the time

In this post, I have included 10 Highly Useful Articles (Intro + Roundups) that Talk About Photoshop Action, which I have in my personal collection for you to go through. Get ready for some actions!

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