If you're serious about your video creations you're going to want to watermark them. To do this, you'll need Adobe Photoshop to create, in this case, a text watermark with a transparent background. It's not hard to do with this simple tutorial, so get going!
How Do I Make a Background Transparent in Photoshop
Bill Myers shows how to quickly extract an image and paste it on a transparent background in Photoshop Elements. Find more videos and more info like this at my site at http://www.bmyers.com This is useful when creating overlay graphics in video production.
A tutorial on using Adobe Photoshop's magic eraser tool and how to create "Transparent GIF's" -- or pictures with a transparent background in Photoshop.
In this clip, you'll learn how to work with transparent GIFs with solid backgrounds in Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various fea ...more
One of the very first Photoshop skills we learned in my tenth grade photojournalism class was cropping the background out of images. I hated it. It was extremely time consuming, and the magnetic lasso tool never seemed to want to cooperate with me. Nearly a decade later, the ...more
Pixlr.com is a free image editor, but how can you save your image with a transparent background? This is a quick tutorial that shows you how to save your image file as a .png, which will retain all the data you need.
Turn heads with your terminal. This clip show you how to make the GNOME Terminal background transparent. To turn transparency on and off, open the Terminal and go to Edit->Current Profile->Effects. Take a look!
EggBram walks you though changing background colors in Xara3D and shows where to find the transparency setting. This is a simple walk through in high detail, very visible. Xara has been a part of internet development from the very beginning. Xara one of the original Internet s ...more
Introducing a new script from the notorious pirate, Dr. Brown! This Photoshop tutorial shows you how to use Dr. Brown's Background Remover Photoshop script. Discover amazing video compositing treasures when you use this script to remove a selected background color. Beware mati ...more
Have you ever wanted to create a background with one of your photos? This video shows you how to use one of your photos to create a photo background using Adobe Photoshop. It will show you how to use the free transform tool, overlay blend modes, hue and saturation, drop shadow ...more
How to create a seamless tile image to use as a desktop wallpaper or webpage background using Adobe Photoshop.
Learn how to create a warm, grungy background in Photoshop. - Open up a brand new document at 1280 x 720. - Fill the document with a muddy brown color. - Using the elliptical tool, creates a shape in the center. - Go to Layer -> Adjustment layers -> Levels and click okay. - G ...more
This video by photoshopuniverse shows you how to make any photo seem as it was taken in a studio. Take the working photo and add a new layer over it and fill it in black as shown. Add a newer layer over that and add the filter> render> clouds effect. Increase the opacity of th ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to create a warm grunge background in Photoshop. First, create a large circle on a burnt orange background in Photoshop. Now, go to layer, adjustment layer, then levels. Hit "ok" then the level's adjustment layer will be masked. Now, go grab the ...more
Learn how to mask a subject out of an image and transfer them to a new background using Photoshop.
In this software tutorial you will learn a quick and dirty way to extract a monster from its background using Photoshop CS3. This technique of using the history tool doesn't work on all images, but it is definitely interesting. Create your own scary Halloween monsters with som ...more
All of us know by now that the pictures you see of actresses and models in magazines have been doctored beyond belief. After the initial photo shoot, retouchers quickly work their magic with thigh chub resizing (only in Photoshop do women not have cellulite), wrinkle reducing, ...more
This video tutorial belongs to the software category which is going to show you how to darken the background in Photoshop using the burn tool. This is an example of how to improve your dodging and burning using the adjustment layers. For this open a photo and go to 'layer', s ...more
Have you ever wanted to create a grunge background? This video tutorial shows you how to make a grunge background for your graphics projects in Adobe Photoshop. This video provides you with an easy, step-by-step tutorial for giving your projects the grungy look that you desire ...more
Do you just love that blue and pinky purple starry background that Apple uses for everything? Well, now you can create your own using Photoshop and this video tutorial!
CreativeIceDesigns teaches you how to make a colorful abstract background using Adobe Photoshop. Go to File - New and make it 1280 x 720 pixels. Make the background black. Use the Lasso tool to make a star shape and fill it with white. Go to Filter - Blur - Radial Blur, amount ...more
Want to separate a foreground object from its background? 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 Connor Tuts. For more information, including ...more
Russell Brown technique returns again, but this time with a few new Photoshop CS3 tricks. Learn how to speed up the process of extracting backgrounds from images in this classically frightening monster tutorial. See how to use the stroke extract tool to remove monsters from ba ...more
This software tutorial shows you how to create an awesome background of your own design for your YouTube channel in Photoshp. The tutorial tells you to start with a template provided below, and adjust it as you see fit in Photoshop, then upload it to the internet with justuplo ...more
In this video, you'll learn how to extract a person or object from the background when working with photographs in 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 ...more
Looking for a guide on how to quickly extract a person or thing set against a white background with Adobe Photoshop CS5? 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 looki ...more
Interested in creating backgrounds in Photoshop for use in Flash Builder but aren't sure how to go about doing it? This clip provides some help. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new ...more
Searching for a primer on how to extract a foreground object in Adobe Photoshop CS5? 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 with ...more
Create an original background image by experimenting and combining filters in the filter gallery, then tweaking it using the channels palette, blending modes, and adjustment layers. Create an original background image in Photoshop - Part 1 of 2. Click through to watch this vid ...more
This tutorial explains how to create transparent images in Adobe Photoshop and how to turn them into smart objects.
This video tutorial will show you how to create a seamless background texture using Photoshop using any square or rectangular portion of a picture. The narrator in the video demonstrates step-by-step how to achieve a seamless tiling of a photo through Photoshop and dictates th ...more
The Chroma Key tool is a useful function in Adobe Photoshop which can let you select, group and otherwise work with colors when retourching a Photoshop image. This tutorial also shows you how to work with hair while trying to key out your background.
In this clip, you'll learn how to go about designing custom backgrounds for your YouTube channel in Adobe Photoshop CS4 or CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the p ...more
Sometimes, you want to focus the attention of your viewer on a particular aspect of your image, or get rid of extraneous or distracting details. This retouching tutorial shows you how to use Adobe Photoshop to reduce detail and simplify your selection without losing much meani ...more
First thing to do is to create a new pic image called matrix. The next thing you want to do is to change the width and the height of your picture, as well as the resolution. Pick any background color you want, take the paint bucket tool and fill the background. To get the matr ...more
If your YouTube page looks boring and outdated, why don't you take the time to make your own background and template? It's really easy to do and can help add some subscribers to your channel. In this tutorial you'll find out how to do just that using Adobe Photoshop. It's eas ...more
If you find yourself needing to quickly remove the background from an image in Photoshop, take a moment to play with the background eraser tool. The background eraser samples the color in the center of the brush. It deletes that color and softens the edges so that color halos ...more
Apple is extremely strict when it comes to modifying your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. For example, let's look at the dock on iOS 7 devices. You've only really got two options for the dock background, either the default frosty translucent one, or the dark gray version. That's ...more
Why do passport photos and driver's license pictures always get a bad rep? Well, other than the lighting being atrocious and the photographers being underpaid civil servants, bad photos usually result from bad backgrounds. Switch your plain white stand-in background for a mor ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to delete the background of an image in Adobe Photoshop CS3.
Pitch perfect magazine photos don't just happen - they're made. Even the most beautiful model in the world needs airbrushing on her abs to soften them, undereye concealing, and shadow reduction. And backgrounds are often added in digitally if the current one doesn't work. Lea ...more
Use the pen tool and layer masks in Photoshop to isolate an object so you can change the background.
First double click on the image in layer window then name it and click on OK. Now if you use magic tool on the image and delete the background, it will also delete some of the image part. So to fix it you need to find that kind of places of the image and use brush tool to fill ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to clean up a background when retouching a digital photograph in 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 t ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to clean up the background of a fashion photograph when retouching it within 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 fu ...more
In this software tutorial you will learn how to manipulate images in Photoshop to remove the background and then bring that transparent background image into After Effects without loosing the transparency. The Photoshop section covers the use of the Magnetic Lasso tool and Qui ...more
This video will teach you how to create a basic logo in Photoshop CS3. In order to create a logo you need to follow this simple steps: 1. Go to File -> New and create a new document with the width and height 500 px. Set the RGB Color and the background transparent. 2. Fill the ...more
This Software video tutorial shows how to create a glass text effect in Photoshop CS3/CS4. Download a free trial version of Photoshop CS4 from Adobe. Open Photoshop, go to ‘file’ and click ‘open’. In the next box, give it a name, select width and height at 90 pixels, backgroun ...more
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
An animated GIF is a great addition to any website. By animating your image, you will draw someone's eye to it almost immediately. This is especially useful if you are creating an advertisement or a logo. In this tutorial, learn how to create an animated banner using the progr ...more
The tutorial shows you how to make a professionally looking Google Chrome logo in Photoshop CS4. To start, download the Google Chrome logo, as well as an Earth picture, in a Zip file from Inteltuts. Next, open the logo file in Photoshop CS4, turn the white background layer int ...more
Advance Photoshop shows viewers how to make the Photoshop CS3 icon in Photoshop. First in Photoshop go to File and then click New. Make a new blank at 500 x 500 pixels. Go to your layer button and create a new layer. Next, go to your rectangular marquee tool, hold down shift, ...more
Nicole Young demonstrates how to use non-destructive dodging and burning using layers in Photoshop. Your first move is to create a new layer and then hit shift + delete to select the level of opacity. You want the layer to be fifty percent grey. Now select overlay from the men ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a shiny glass ball in Adobe Photo-shop. Begin by creating a new document with the default size and a transparent background. Then paint the entire background in black. Now select the marquee tool and create a circle anywhere in ...more
Yanik Chauvin shows viewers how to add a reflection using Photoshop. This tutorial focuses on how to do a reflection on a white background. You can do this with objects as well as people. Bring up your image with a white background to add the reflection to. First, you should p ...more
Melvin from QZPStudios takes you on a quick tutorial in which he creates an embedded text effect in Photoshop. This could be a useful trick for website designers who want to create banners containing text which have a shadow effect. 1. Create a new photoshop document and unlo ...more
Ah, the old transparent screen trick. Endless possibilities... Though it doesn't QUITE work like this (via Joy of Tech): Unfortunately, the transparent screen trick doesn't entail a magical X-ray laptop. It is simply an illusion created by taking a digital photo of your surro ...more
This tutorial is an on-screen demonstration on how to create a circle that looks like a glass orb using PhotoShop. First make the background black. Then using the elipse took, draw a circle, filled with light grey. Right click on the shape layer and click "Rasterize layer". Se ...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
So i'm a 14 year old photography and art student and one of our topics was to create a final piece that reflected the covers of popular magazines. We had to link our magazine cover with our chosen topic and mine was fashion and the environment. Research Before designing our ...more