In this video tutorial you will learn to create an aqua sphere effect using Photoshop. You will use a lot of Layer Style setting to achieve the effect. Do follow the screen closely as there is no accompanying narration. Part 1 of 2 - How to Create an aqua sphere effect using P ...more
Create an Aqua Sphere Effect Using Photoshop
This is one of Al Ward's favorite tricks - how to create a Glass Sphere using a single photo in Photoshop CS2. Learn to use Polar Coordinates to turn a photo into a sphere. You will also need tools like Dodge and Burn to adjust the overall effect. Create a glass sphere using a ...more
In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Michael Park shows you how to create a realistic 3d earth, complete with clouds and atmosphere, using only After Effects' built in effects. Special attention will be given to combining multiple instances of the CC Sphere effect to cr ...more
In this Photoshop tutorial the instructor shows how to create a glossy sphere. Now to get started open the tool and select the oval tool. Using the oval tool create a sphere shape. Draw holding the shift key button and set it to green color. Now similarly draw ellipse and give ...more
In photography, stereographic projection is a geometric technique that projects a sphere onto a plane, which is mostly used in the mapping of spherical panoramas. The most popular type of stereographic panorama is the "tiny planet," where the center view of a panoramic image ...more
Using the blend modes in the brush tool, you will learn how to make an image that looks like you're looking through a microscope. We're not sure what you can do with this, but it's still pretty cool. Create a microscopic view effect using Photoshop. Click through to watch this ...more
Make truly distinctive and exciting text in your Adobe Photoshop images with this Ice Effect.
Photoshop allows users to create all sorts of cool text effects, some of the most popular of which involve creating firey or icey text for titles. This video focuses on the latter, teaching you how to combine several effects in Photoshop to create really cool letters that look ...more
If you would like to set the mood of your photo with a little romantic moonlight, check out this tutorial. In this clip, you will see how to effectively turn a daytime image into a nighttime one and create a mystical, foggy moonlit effect. This tool can be used for artwork, ph ...more
Adobe Photoshop is a great program to have on your computer, because you're able to do so much. From editing photos that you find online or in your own camera to creating your own from scratch. Photoshop is used for a variety of different reasons. In this tutorial, you'll see ...more
In this video tutorial you will learn to create a motion blur effect in your images using Photoshop. It's a cool trick to enhance the feeling of motion in an image. Like any other tool in Photoshop, don't overuse it!
Create crazy looking images by 'unzipping' a person or object using Adobe Illustrator to create the zipper and then adding it to an image in Adobe Photoshop. Your tools in Illustrator will be the basic shape tool, the brush pallet, and a transform filter. In Photoshop you'll n ...more
Some of you may be too young to remember television that didn't come in perfectly, but this tutorial will help recreate the effect. Watch and see how to add a tv scanline effect to an image using Adobe Photoshop. Create a TV scanline effect using Photoshop. Click through to wa ...more
This tutorial is somewhat subjective but the idea is that it will show you how to make a photo or image look like it was taken with a Polaroid camera. It's a great idea, if you didn't originally shoot the image with a Polaroid camera. Create a Polaroid effect using Photoshop. ...more
This video demonstrates how to make a broken mirror effect using Photoshop. For this firstly in a picture in Photoshop click twice on the level to unlock it.Then select the polygon lasso tool and draw the various forms you would like to give to the pieces.Inside the form,clic ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a cool neon text effect using Photoshop. First, type your text using a big and simple font. After this, right click on the text layer and click on "rasterize type". Now, press the control button while you click the thumbnail of the text l ...more
In this video tutorial you will learn to create the Sin City effect where one portion of the image is in color while the rest is in black and white. Learn how to use layer masks to do the job. You could have as many layer masks as you want as you add in more colors to your ima ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to make grain textures in Photoshop. First, click add layer mask to an open image. Add a filter to this mask and by going to the texturizer option. Adjust the settings to your liking. Click okay to continue. The mask will make the textu ...more
1. First of all select 'filter' at the ‚Äòtop tool bar‚Äô. Now select the 'artistic' from the ‚Äòdrop down‚Äô. Then select 'fresco' and then click 'ok'. 2. Now you have to make a new layer by going to the ‚Äòtop tool bar‚Äô and then click on 'layer'. From the ‚Äòdrop down‚Äô ...more
In this next tutorial, you'll be finding out how you can create your very own glass effect. It can be applied to pictures and mainly text, to give it a cool shiny look. Of course before beginning, you'll need Adobe Photoshop downloaded on your computer and once that's done, g ...more
This is a very basic tutorial which shows you how to turn plain text into glowy, electric looking letters. Starting with just a blank background, this tutorial walks you through all the steps until you achieve your desired text effect.
This tutorial gives a Photoshop technique for creating a snapshot picture within another image. Create a snapshot effect in an image using Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com
In this how to video, you will learn how to create a rainbow effect in your photos with Photoshop. First, open the image you want to edit in Photoshop. Next, edit the hue and saturation. Make sure to desaturate the drawing. Next, create a new layer. Select a brush and choose a ...more
Zoom burst photography is an effect that makes it look like you're moving towards the subject. Traditionally, it's done with a zoom lens and an open shutter, but like most other effects, it can also be done in Photoshop. To create this effect, you will need to use a few layer ...more
Create a text effect using Photoshop that looks like the metallic text seen in the Spiderman movies' logo. Create Spiderman metallic text in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on tutorialvid.com
In this clip, learn how to create an ultra cool Sin City/Max Payne comic book effect using Photoshop. This in depth tutorial will cover every basic step and show you how easy it is to make a great looking piece of art on your computer.
If you are into creating creepy images, you would love this tutorial. In this video tutorial you will learn to make an evil eye effect using Adobe Photoshop. By the way, the effect is quite scary!
In this Photoshop video tutorial, hosted by photoshopuniverse, from Free Photoshop Video Tutorials, you will learn how to create a romantic touch effect to photos using Photoshop. The host will teach you how to use the soft overlay diffusion effect to achieve this. Guiding you ...more
Learn how to create a sepia effect for your images in Photoshop using both adjustment layers and using a duotone image. You will also learn how to add some dirt specks and a dark vignetting around the edges.
This video tutorial is about adding an infrared effect to an image using Photoshop. First of all, open the image to which you wish to add the effect. After that, create a duplicate layer. Then go to the image option and click on it. A drop down menu appears. From that menu, cl ...more
In this first part of a two-part project tutorial, instructor J. Schuh demonstrates how to create a static ball in After Effects CS4. To do this, he will create an inner sphere and an outer sphere, using the fractal noise effect. In part two of this After Effects CS4 tutorial ...more
The video is a Photoshop tutorial teaching how to create the starry sky effect, an effect that turn regular sky in a photo into a starry night sky using the Adobe Photoshop software. This effect is created by the use of Photoshop filters like noise, blur, levels and masking in ...more
This video tutorial speaks about how to create a dramatic effect to an image using only Camera Raw in the Bridge program of Photoshop. In this example, the picture was first brought into the program and the fill light was turned upwards in order to lighten up the dark foregrou ...more
This tutorial shows you how to make a vegas style sign where lightbulbs turn on and off in sequence around the outside of a shape. Using simple photoshop files, create an animated billboard of a T. Create a "running lights" effect in After Effects. Click through to watch this ...more
See how to make a Radio Wave animation that encircles a 3D sphere. First, the clip demonstrates how to achieve this effect using After Effects. Next, it offers instructions on how to do the same thing within Cinema 4D. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step ins ...more
Want to know how to create Twilight-style text using Adobe Photoshop? This lesson will show you how. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from T ...more
If you've ever wanted to make smoke using Photoshop you'll be able to watch this software tutorial and find out how. This smoke effect won't help your movie career but it will help you create cool photos.
If only we could fade bad memories of bad exes as easily as we could fade photos. But we digress. If you have a special photo memory you'd like to visually enhance and preserve for posterity, then one of the best tricks you can do is to fade the photo edges using Photoshop. T ...more
Do you believe you can fly? Or at least, believe that you can take pictures where it looks like you or other people are flying? Or at least jumping really high? This video will show you how to take pictures of flying, floating, levitating, or high-jumping people using a digita ...more
Way back when CS3 was introduced, Adobe added video editing capabilities to their flagship image editor. To say the least, people were skeptical. However, now that technology has evolved and folks have had time to see just how far you can push video inside of Photoshop, the po ...more
This is a video tutorial showing how to wrap text in Photoshop to put text on photos or on objects in photos using Photoshop.
Photoshop Mama shows us another way to render a watercolor from a photo using filters in Photoshop in this video series. This method produces subtle pencil sketch lines in addition to the luminous watercolor effect. This is a detailed tutorial that is going to take some time b ...more
Photoshop is the photo-editing software of choice for just about everyone these days. It is very complex; but you're in luck! We have many videos here on site dealing with how to use Photoshop's many functions. This video will teach you how to display a picture inside of text ...more
Can't afford a DSLR? Fake it! In this installment from his series of free Adobe Photoshop tutorials, Justin Seeley shows you how to simulate depth of field using the Lens Blur Filter. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this eye-catching effect yo ...more
Looking to add to your bag of tricks? In this installment from his series of free Adobe Photoshop tutorials, Justin Seeley shows you how to create a double-stroke layer style on your text. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this eye-catching text ...more
Do you admire the look of vintage photographs? How about the production of the old plastic cameras like the Diana and Holga? You can create that same photo effect with your digital photographs through the use of Adobe Photoshop! In this video, learn how to create a faux lomogr ...more
Call of Duty? Nope. SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs? Nah. Battlefield: Bad Company? Think again. This isn't any video game on the market, this is your own video game, well… your own video game logo - military-style. Learn how to make a military-style video game cover in Adobe Photosho ...more
To add drama to a photo and create some additional pop, this video tutorial shows how to create a photo cutout using Photoshop software. What you need to do is determine what subject in a photo you would like to cut out. Using a cutout and multiple layers, the final impact is ...more
In this video tutorial, learn how to create a really beautiful, eye popping, neon light "magic effect". Brighten up your asthetic presentation with this cool Photoshop trick, originally found on this blog. This tutorial is constructed using Adobe Photoshop CS3, but please note ...more
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more
Layers Tip of the Day writer, Jeff Witchel shows off a headline effect created using InDesign. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop ...more
This tutorial is based on an advertisement that uses patterns and shapes to create a unique design effect. Corey recreates the effect using Adobe Illustrator. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes al ...more
Corey Barker demonstrates a technique for animating text using the stroke effect in After Effects. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photo ...more
A video on how to create realistic text with a fire and flame effect using Photoshop CS2.
OK, for all you CSI and crime show addicts, here's a tutorial that shows you how to create a corpse effect using Photoshop. This will only work on images of people, so don't plan to try this on your family or roomates in their sleep.
In this tutorial you will learn how to take a high resolution background image and increase the color intensity and give it a surreal effect using Photoshop CS2.
See how to create a realistic smoking gun effect using Adobe Photoshop CS4. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing program or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to your bag of tricks, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more ...more
Don't know how to create the night vision effect using Photoshop? Well, this video is the solution for you. First of all, select the image that you want to create the effect on. Then you need to open up a new black and white adjustment layer. In the setting box that pops up, g ...more
In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to create a cool color blast effect using Photoshop CS4. Open a new document of 700 x 700 pixels. Press ‚ÄòD‚Äô on the keyboard and set the color palette to black on top and white at the bottom. Go to filter > render > clouds. ...more
This tutorial will show you how to create a exploding planet effect using Adobe Photoshop.