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Posted on March 24th, 2013 under Basics
In this video Photoshop tutorial, I will show you how easy it is to create a great looking cracked body effect in Photoshop. You will learn to achieve this effect with the help of layer mask, image adjustment and a few Photoshop tools.
Posted on January 20th, 2013 under Photo Effect
In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create this Abstract Manipulation with Tree Bark Texture and Brush Elements. Along the way, you will learn how you can apply layer masks to image adjustment layers to create unique effect, as well as learning to blend texture and to use various elements to create great abstract effect.
Posted on December 10th, 2012 under Photo Effect
In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Easily Transform a Normal Portrait Image into an Artistic Painting. We will apply several image adjustments, filters, and Pen Tool to achieve this effect. This tutorial is suitable for those who possess intermediate Photoshop knowledge. Have a try :)
Posted on September 2nd, 2012 under Basics
In this 8th volume, we have a video Photoshop tutorial to show you some interesting Layer Masking Techniques to Increase Your Image Depth when it comes to photo manipulation. We will use a previous tutorial image as an example and show you how to add this metal texture to human face.
In this tutorial, I will show you how you can utilise the amazing power of image adjustment layers to make colour, contrast and lighting change for any chosen image in Photoshop, by walking you through the design process of this man jumping scene.
The reason I put up this basic tutorial is that lately I have receive some requests from people wishing to learn some techniques involved in using adjustment layers.
Along the way, not only I will be using image adjustment layers techniques, but also I will show you some skills I use to create break-apart effects, pen tool and layer blendings. Have a try!
In this tutorial, I will show you the processes I used to design this really cool, abstract style site header image in Photoshop, similar to the one I currently have on psdvault.com.
Along the way, we can practice the use of Pen Tool, various image adjustment options, free transformation tool, layer blending styles and filter effects. Some of the steps could a bit tricky to achieve, but I Hope you enjoy it and find it inspirational. Have a try :)
Posted on January 31st, 2009 under Text Effects
In this tutorial, I will show you the process I used to design this refreshing, cool-looking natural text effect in Photoshop. I was having a walk in the nearby park and suddenly had this thought coming into my mind :)
We will be using techniques such as layer blending options, image adjustment tools and some simple selection tools. Have a go!
In this tutorial, I will show you the processes I used to transform a single piece of plain paper into a dark, mysterious hard rock mountain scene in Photoshop. I discovered this interesting effect by accident and thought I could share it with you guys :)
Along the way I will be using various image adjustment tools, a bunch of filters, layer blending options and some basic selection techniques. Have a try!
Posted on November 23rd, 2008 under Inspirations
Welcome to the first volume of the “Seeking Inspiration” series! This series is aimed to provide inspirational contents in terms of graphic and web design, and to give you a boost for your creativity. This series will be divided into parts and each part will focus on a specific topic from the graphic/web design field.