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VIP Exclusive Photoshop Tutorial – Portrait Manipulation with Great Lighting and Abstract Effect

Welcome to another Exclusive Photoshop tutorial for the PSD Vault VIP Members! In this tutorial, we will walk you through the creation process of this fantastic portrait manipulation work with great lighting and abstract effect. This effect will work wonders in any fashion/retail promotion campaign artworks and will surely grab people’s attention.

This tutorial is written by Kris Shields exclusively for PSD Vault.

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Design an Ancient Cracked Sword in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show the processes I took to create this cool-looking, ancient cracked sword in Photoshop. Personally I think the steps aren’t hard to follow and the end result looks good, Have a go :)

The technique I would like to emphasise in this tutorial is how you can use the cloud filter to add contrast to object, and the important of using the correct blending mode for layers to maximise the effect.

You will also see by choosing a great quality texture, you can easily add extra effect to your design with mimimum effort.

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How to Drastically Change the Mood and Colour Tone of Your Image in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the method I use to drastically change the Mood and Colour Tones for your photo via Adobe Photoshop. Along the way, I will also demonstrate an interesting method of adding misty effect to your image.

This mood/colour tones changing method can be particularly useful for images that are reletively dark and lack of colour depth. We will be using a lof image adjustment tool, masking techniques and layer blending options. Have a go!

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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!

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Design a Smooth and Fresh Text Effect with Leaves and Stone Texture in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will demonstrate the processes I used to design this soft and smooth, fresh feeling text effect with leaves and stone texture in Photoshop. I was having a play with Photoshop on the weekend (when the site was down) and discover the interesting effect accidentally.

Along the way, we will be using and revising techniques such as masking, layer blending options, adjustment layers, and a quick way of creating uneven lighting effect. I will also show you how I create a light source in conjunction with the shadow effect on the text. Have a go!

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Design a Surreal Floating Eiffel Tower Scene In Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show the steps I took to design this absolutely magical, floating Eiffel Tower scene in Photoshop. The inspiration of this tutorial came from this wonderful design done by matu02 in PSD Vault Flickr Group.

Along the way, we will be using a lot of layer masking techniques, blending options, selection technques, pen tool and dynamic brushes. Hope you enjoy it and find it useful and inspirational!

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Translucent Text Effect with Sky and Cloud

In this tutorial, I will show the processes involved in making this shining and refreshing transparent text effect with sky and cloud textures. We had some really interesting clouds on the sky yesterday and that’s where I’ve got the inspiration from :)

The techniques included in this tutorial are layer styles, gradient fills, clone stamp tools, blur filters and various image adjustment and transformation tools. It’s a simple tutorial so have a go!

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Easy Lightness Adjustment in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show how easy it is to adjust lightness for your photos by using the LAB Mode in Photoshop. You can apply this tutorial to any photo you like.

We will also explore the use of layer blending options, hue/saturation tool and various filters in Photoshop.