This is really cool, you can make these awesome neon glowing lines using your Adobe Photoshop. This is a fun way to make creative and colorful designs and it looks really neat without spending time working on detailed shapes. 1. Start with a new 400x400 pixel black background ...more
Create Line Effects in Photoshop
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
Learn how to create scanlines in Photoshop that you can use to put over an image to make it look like it's coming from an old television or screen with bad reception.
This image editing software tutorial shows you how to create a solid curved line in Photoshop CS3. You will learn how to stroke that path and create nice curved line effects in Photoshop CS3.
This photoshop tutorial demonstrated by Howard from tutcast.com, teaches you how to do amazing glow effects for your work and projects. Everything you need to know from the background you choose to use to editing out the leftovers. You can use any image that you choose to. Sta ...more
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
See how to use Photoshop & Illustrator in tandem to create fancy, magazine-style vector art backgrounds. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, ...more
If you're not much of a drawer, you can still get the look of a detailed drawing simply by taking a picture and using Photoshop's tools and filters to transform it into something that looks drawn by hand. Video: . There are actually many ways to do this, but in this how-to, we ...more
Have you ever wanted a line of text to pop off the page? A cool way is to use 3D text. In this video tutorial you will learn to create 3D type text in Photoshop. Create 3D type effect in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com
If you're looking for a fun little project to work on using Adobe Photoshop, why don't you give this a try. In this next tutorial, you'll be finding out how to create multi-colored glowing lines using Photoshop. Beside just making the lines, you'll also learn how to variate t ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a little planet effect in Photoshop. Go to Image>Image Size and resize the picture making the width and height equal . Don't forget to unmark the "Constrain Proportions" option. Now that you have a squared photo go to Image>Rotate Canvas>1 ...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 tutorial, Creative Cow contributing editor Carl Larsen shows you how to approach a 2.5D rig removal shot using Photoshop, After Effects and the Mocha AE tracker. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and media production professionals i ...more
With this thorough guide, you'll learn how to color correct footage in After Effects of Photoshop using the Curves tool. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself wit ...more
This video is a highly informative tutorial on how to add and control text to a line in Photoshop. According to the author of the video, most people can add text to paths in Photoshop, but are often in the dark about how to manipulate. This, as demonstrated by the author, is q ...more
Want to grab some great shots at your friend or family member's wedding? Create a glowing, diffused, soft focus wedding photo effect through the power of Adobe Photoshop CS4. Add a whole lot of "mood" to an image by softening and increasing contrast, that also features a vigne ...more
Add style to your Photoshop file with the program's advanced filters and tools. Learn how to use the creative text tools of Photoshop in this Photoshop tutorial from a professional graphic designer. Part 1 of 8 - How to Create text effects in Photoshop. Create text effects in ...more
Learn how to create fantasy poster effects on a regular photo by adding atmosphere and artificial lights in Photoshop. Part 1 of 2 - How to Create fantasy poster effects in Photoshop. Create fantasy poster effects in Photoshop - Part 2 of 2. Click through to watch this video o ...more
This software tutorial is just a very rough overview showing the process of making a cutout animation using Photoshop and After Effects. The tutorial should give you enough ideas about the process to start creating your own cutout animations if you are familiary with Photoshop ...more
Here's a few Photoshop effects that you can use to enhance an image for some really cool looks.
Learn about Layer Styles (drop shadow, bevel & emboss, etc.) in Photoshop and how to use them to create text effects in Photoshop.
Photographer Chris Alvanas goes under the Filter menu and explores some of the things you can do with the Lighting Effects options. Use lighting effects in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on layersmagazine.com
In this video tutorial you will learn to make your color images look like hand colored black and white images in Photoshop. Learn to use the Poster Edges filter to enhance the effect. This trick renders a specific area of your image to stand out. Create "hand-colored" effects ...more
Create cool backgrounds and effects using various Photoshop filters and layers.
It can get annoying to always have to create new borders to fit around different sized images when working in Photoshop CS3 or Illustrator CS3. But, if you were to create border effects with smart objects, you wouldn't have that problem. Dave likes to keep things flexible as h ...more
This tutorial shows you how to artistically create lightning effects, sparkles, and a mystical vortex using Photoshop. It will help if you know a little bit about Photoshop before trying this one.
Watch to learn how to turn an ordinary photo into an interesting photo using special effects either created by you or provided by Photoshop.
In this video tutorial you will learn to use the lasso tool to create a non-uniform vignette on your images. Learn to set the feather radius and the Hue/Saturation tool. Knowledge of layers is essential to fully understand the tutorial.
Don't know how to add some line frames in Photoshop? Well, this video teaches the viewers how to exactly add line frames, or borders for their images using Photoshop. First of all, change the background layer into a normal layer. Next, go to image size and add in some more pix ...more
Learn best practices for lighting your canvas in Adobe Photoshop. Whether you're new to computer graphics, new to Adobe Photoshop CS4 or a seasoned design professional just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to like this free video software tutorial. ...more
This tutorial shows you an example of how to rotoscope footage using After Effects CS4 and Photoshop CS4. See what tools, masks and brushes are able to help you rotoscope and learn how to use the selection and painting tools in Photoshop to efficiently rotoscope. Then, see how ...more
In this Olympic-inspired tutorial, Corey teaches an effect where he extracts areas of an image in Photoshop and then animates them using After effects in order to create a 3D movement effect with the image. Watch and see how to turn a photo of a splash, into an actual animated ...more
You can create some great image effects when you combine Google SketchUp with other graphics software such as Photoshop or Gimp. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the fog setting in SketchUp to create a depth map that you can use in Adobe Photoshop f ...more
Layer styles are a very cool way to add adjustable effects to a layer in Photoshop. 10 different effects in all. Each with many different options.
Learn how to create eye-catching gradient and layer blend color effects in Photoshop CS4. This clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself ...more
This Adobe Photoshop tutorial is a demonstration of coloring technique using Photoshop CS2's layer masks, adjustment layers, and blend modes. Just like in a coloring book, you can use Photoshop to color in line art as shown in this video.
Chad Perkins shows how to use the Bezier pen tool in Photoshop, Flash, and After Effects. Perkins attempts to shed light on how the tool can be used and dispels certain misconceptions about the pen tool. The pen tool allows users to create various types of paths, either open o ...more
This video shows you how to use the history brush in Photoshop. This is one way to add effects to images.
Do some of your pictures appear just a little bit lopsided or skewed? Learn how you can make a skewed horizon or other line straight with Adobe Photoshop.
This friendly tutorial guides us through the process of creating a simple animation from a still image, using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects. Although the narration is at times difficult to understand, the tutorial provides a good way to learn one common technique of ...more
In this video tutorial you will learn to to colorize line art images using Photoshop. Learn to use the magic wand selection tool to make the selection you want. This example involves painting a monkey character.
If you have missed the chance of shooting a lightning, you might want to add one in the photo later. In this video tutorial you will learn to create lightning effects for clouds in Photoshop. You won't believe how realistic the effect could be til you see this video!
In this two-part video tutorial from Adobe Beginner Classes, Join Dennis Radeke as he gives a few of his favorite shortcuts in Adobe Photoshop CS3, an introduction to text animation presets in After Effects and some crucial tips on how to record a better voice over track. All ...more
Get ready for a whole new way to work in After Effects CS4! Adobe is finally releasing Creative Suite 4 and a new tool that will allow you to integrate 3D objects from Photoshop 3D in After Effects. Mark Christiansen shows you what to expect with After Effects' implementation ...more
If you have a still image from Photoshop that you want to use in After Effects, how do you get the file to work properly? This video covers this question, showing you the preparations involved with taking a print design and preparing it for use in Adobe After Effects. Importin ...more
In this video tutorial, Aharon Rabinowitz shares tips on working with Photoshop and Illustrator Text, as well as a few other text-related hints in After Effects. These tips will keep you from having to go back to Photoshop to edit the text. Use Photoshop & Illustrator text in ...more
In this tutorial Dave Cross experiments with the color range command and goes to work on a portrait to create some creative variations of the image. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers M ...more
This Photoshop software tutorial shows you how to add lightning effects to a monster castle scene in Photoshop CS3. ZAP! Remove the background behind lightning and flame images so you can add special Layer Effects, and avoid Blending Modes when necessary. Whatever your lightni ...more
This Photoshop CS2 tutorial walks you through one way to turn a horizontal or vertical shape bar/line of text into a repeating frame. The example involves creation of a footprint frame. It is roughly 16 megs in size; it may take a few minutes to load.
Adobe Photoshop CS4 is the industry-standard software for perfecting digital images and is ideal for professional photographers, serious amateur photographers, and graphic designers. In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, you'll learn how to use effects and paint tools in Photoshop ...more
Start with a basic photograph, and then use the various image effects to subtly alter it until it's precisely how you want it. This tutorial also goes briefly into layer styles, and some easy and effective ways to work with layers in Adobe Photoshop.
In this clip, you'll learn how to put layers and blend modes to creative use when using Adobe Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the lates ...more
Even people who are new to using Photoshop will be able to understand this simple tutorial. Take a piece of text (a single word, a heading or even a whole line) and then apply a series of effects to the text to give a perspective look. Then apply the drop shadow effect for a l ...more
This tutorial shows you how to start with a simple line sketch of a sexy female elft and then paint that in using Adobe Photoshop (or any similar image editing or drawing software). Then you're shown how to use various tools and filters to create a painting effect for your piece.
Seanshows us how to use the cloning feature in Adobe After Effects. The first step consists of moving two versions of his footage (video clip) into the time-line area. He then takes a single frame from his footage and saves it as a Photoshop layer and puts it into the time-lin ...more
Tom Green uses the trace bitmap option in Flash CS4 to convert a photo to line art and bring it back again. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesi ...more
In this episode, Chief Engineer Eran Stern works furiously to get his Starship's transporters back on-line to rescue a fellow crew member trapped on a hostile planet. But time is running out. Will Eran be able to build the transporter in After Effects in time? Creative Cow is ...more
In this video we learn how to make it seem like your photo is torn in half using Adobe Photoshop. The first step is to decide how you would like to have your photo "torn" up. The second step is to select the lasso tool and draw the tear line through the photo. The third step i ...more
This video demonstrates a way to use the lomo effect on pictures in Photoshop. The effect makes colors stand out more, thus making the picture stand out more. The first step in adding the lomo effect is to change the color curve levels of the picture by going to Image > Adjust ...more
This video shows you how to draw graffiti in Photoshop. The information relates to Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop CS2 or later. The presenter started in Illustrator and started to draw using the draw tool, created three letters, adjusted the thickness of the line, copied and ...more