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22 Absolutely Amazing Surreal Fantasy-Styled Digital Artworks

I have always been a huge fan for those surreal, fantasy-styled digital artworks. Every time I look at them, I’m captured by the powerful theme they represent, and the spiritual meaning behind those artworks. Not to mention the technique used in those artwork are simply world-class.

In this post, I hand-picked 22 Absolutely Amazing Surreal Fantasy-Styled Digital Artworks from deviantART. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do and maxmise your creativity :)



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Design a Super Delicious, Shining and Glossy Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process I used to create this super delicious, shining and glossy text effect in Photoshop. In fact, I once again accidentally discovered this interesting effect while playing with Photoshop filters this afternoon and thought I could share it with you guys :)

Along the way, we will be using techniques such as layer blending options, filter effects, adjustment layers and a few photoshop tools. It’s a very simple tutorial, have a try!



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Free Download: High Resolution Brick and Stone Texture Pack

Welcome to the second post in “Freebies from the Vault” section here on PSD Vault! This time I have 17 High Resolution Brick and Stone Textures available for download. There is no restriction for any files in the freebies section on PSD Vault and you can use them whenever, wherever and for whatever :)

Also, I (or I should say we – the reader of PSD Vault) would love to see your work if you decide to share it. Simply post a link in your comment or join the PSD Vault Flickr Group and upload your work there!

Hope you enjoy these textures and have fun Photoshopping!



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Creativity Fine-Tuning: Best of PSD Vault Flickr Group – Vol. 6

Welcome to the sixth volume of “Creativity Fine-Tuning: Best of PSD Vault Flickr Group”, which is a showcase I run fortnightly here on psdvault.com featuring some fantanstic, highly-creative design works in the PSD Vault Flickr Group.

Hope you enjoy those works as much as I did and find them inspirational! Meanwhile, if you have some cool designs and would like to share them here, you can simply join the PSD Vault Flickr group.



PSD to XHTML Conversion Service Review – XHTML.PixelCrayons.COM

Think you have got the best PSD design for your website? That’s pretty interesting as long as you get time to code it optimally. But however, it is sad for a fantastic designer to code the design when he can put his efforts in producing something incredible at Adobe Photoshop.

In this post, I will attach a review for PixelCrayons, who is a world-class PSD to XHTML conversion service provider that I have used in the past, and hopefully this review will be of help to you!



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Seamlessly Combine Multiple Objects and Create Awesome Lighting Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the methods I use to seamlessly combine multiple objects and create some truly awesome lighting effect for your image through the making of this “spiritually connected” abstract style design in Photoshop.

Along the way, we will be practicing a lot of Photoshop skills relevant to achieving the seamless result and generating lighting effect , including selection, masking, and layer blending options. We will also be using a lot of layer adjustments and Photoshop Filters. Have a try!



Conformity and Compatibility with Pixel Perfect XHTML Conversion

It continues to amaze me as to how the web is brimming with PSD to XHTML conversion tutorials – showing experimental WebPages with step by step coding process. But then, with more and more people getting hooked to web development, the demand of tutorials is being equally proportionate.

One of the frequently asked questions addressed in PSD to HTML Tutorials is how to slice your PSD into quality HTML and CSS code. It may sound too random, but the beginning in XHTML conversion process matters a little too much.



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Create a Pop Art Style Poster with Urban City Background in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process I used to create this Pop Art Style Poster with urban city background in Photoshop by using a combination of Photoshop Filter effects. Again this effect is discovered by accident and I thought I can share it with you guys :)

Along the way, we will be using a lot of filter effects, masking technique, layer blending options, a number of selection techniques including the use of edge refining and magic wand. The steps are quite simple for this tutorial even for beginners, however the end result looks good in my opinion. Have a try!



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Creativity Fine-Tuning: Best of PSD Vault Flickr Group – Vol. 5

Welcome to the fifth volume of “Creativity Fine-Tuning: Best of PSD Vault Flickr Group”, which is a showcase I run fortnightly here on psdvault.com featuring some fantanstic, highly-creative design works in the PSD Vault Flickr Group.

Hope you enjoy those works as much as I did and find them inspirational! Meanwhile, if you have some cool designs and would like to share them here, you can simply join the PSD Vault Flickr group.



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10 Practical Tutorials to Get You Started with Photoshop Tools – Part I

Welcome to Part I of the 10 Practical Tutorials to Get You Started with Photoshop Tools series on PSD Vault!

In each post of this series, I will share 10 hightly practical tutorials to get you started with Photoshop Toolset, along with some tips and tricks to increase your workflow efficiency. There will be two tutorials for each tool and eventually cover every single tool in Photoshop.

For Part I, I will be focusing on the Move Tool, Marquee Tool, Crop Tool, Slice Tool and Magic Wand Tool. Hope you enjoy those tutorials and find them useful!