How to Cut Out Shapes in Photoshop

How To : Cut out hair in Photoshop

Removing/adjusting any odd shape in Photoshop is a pain in the ass. But it probably doesn't get more complicated than cutting out hair. Whether you need to trim a bit off that fro or just want to fix your hairstyle, check out this Photoshop tutorial to learn how to cut your ha ...more

How To : Create custom shapes in color with Final Cut Pro

In this Apple Color tutorial Richard Harrington and guest Robbie Carman will use user defined shapes to form vinettes to perform a secondary color correction. Learn about where primary and secondary color correction really occurs in Apple Color and other tips and tricks. Crea ...more

How To : Create basic 3D shapes in Photoshop

Looking for an easy way to create 3D shapes? Have Photoshop CS3 or later? 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 TutVids. For more informatio ...more

How To : Use custom frame shapes in Photoshop CS2

If you have digitized photos in your computer, you might want to decorate them using Photoshop. How about adding frames? In this video tutorial you will learn to use custom shape frames in Photoshop CS2.

How To : Cut out shapes using chocolate transfers

INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Melt candy coating or melt and temper real chocolate. 2. Spread a thin layer of melted chocolate over the transfer sheet, with texture side up. 3. Allow to "just" set and cut with cookie cutters or geometrical shapes using a pizza cutter. 4. When hardened, bre ...more

How To : Smooth out the edges of shapes in Photoshop

This simple video tutorial shows how you can smooth out the edges of shapes that would otherwise have jagged edges. The trick is very useful for your own drawings, or for making website designs look better. It involves the use of gassian blur. Watch this video tutorial and lea ...more

How To : Use shapes & stamps in Photoshop CS3

The shape stamp tool in Photoshop is similar to using old fashioned clip art. Shapes are extremely easy to access and you will get the hang of them quickly. These shapes can be used to enhance your existing photos or to create graphics like banners and icons. In this tutorial, ...more

How To : Add shapes to your images in Photoshop

Sometimes you need to add things to your photographs and scanned documents. Usually we add text and that's cool. However, in this tutorial we'll go beyond text and learn the differences between shape layers, paths and pixel filled shapes.

How To : Cut clipping paths with the pen tool in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, you'll be working in Adobe Photoshop and learning a little bit about a very specific skill that I think is important for all designers. That is, the Pen Tool and using it to hand-draw clipping vector paths. There are a variety of ways to make selections ...more

How To : Make the Vista logo in Photoshop

A compelling and quick moving tutorial on making the Windows Vista logo with Adobe Photoshop. The logo can be made quick without going too in depth into some of Photoshop's more advanced features. Starting with a circle a gradient shade is layered over the shape. Two circles a ...more

How To : Make Star Trek Comm Badges

Star Trek Communicator badges rule. If you're a Trekkie, you know they are iconic to the TV series. The Next Generation, Voyager, and Deep Space Nine all had these awesome communicator badges. Video: . Step 1: Draw Your Communicator Badges I designed mine in a product called ...more

News : Welcome to Edit on a Dime

Video Introduction to Edit on a Dime. Hey there, Interwebs and welcome to Edit on a Dime, your community for reviews, tutorials and news in the world of free and low cost creative tools. The purpose of this World is to make your video, audio and images look professional withou ...more

How To : An Extensive Guide to Creating Bokeh Photography

Bokeh (which translates to "blur" in Japanese) is a photography technique referring to the blurred areas of a photograph. Basic bokeh photographs often have one point of focus, while the background falls away into a dreamy, blurred haze. The technique can be taken even furthe ...more

How To : Paint within a shape in Photoshop CS2

In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn to paint custom shapes. Learn to use the brushes, Color Picker, and layer style. This example uses a flower shape downloaded from ActionFx.com, but feel free to experiment with other shapes too! Paint within a shape in Photos ...more

How To : Make a dinosaur birthday cake

Learn from Betty Crocker Kitchens, how to easily and quickly make a dinosaur birthday cake. You do not need a special cake pan for this recipe. She uses two 9" round cakes, to cut all the shapes you need to make the dinosaur. It is only required to cut out 3 shapes, and you ca ...more

How To : Cut a potato into 1/4 inch batons for french fries

It's quite unfortunate, but most of us don't possess a french fry press at home (you know, the big clamping machine with square cut shapes on the bottom to produce perfectly cut french fries at fast food joints). So how do we achieve the "professiona" fast food french fry loo ...more

How To : Bake dog biscuits at home

Ashley Kelly shows viewers how they can make their own Dog treats at home! First, you should make sure you wash your hands. Next, you should add 1/2 cup of peanut butter to a bowl and add 1/2 cup of milk to this. Add 1 cup of wheat flour and 1.5 teaspoon of baking powder. Mix ...more

How To : Make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake. Roll out the pliable edible cake clay so that it is about 1/4 of an inch thick. Cut out heart shapes with cookie cutters. Let them dry for a few hours. Attach the hard hearts to wire wi ...more

How To : Make hip hair accessories

In this video, we learn how to make hip hair accessories. First, you will need some little cut out shapes, flowers, bows, bobby pins, and hair barrettes. Now, grab your bobby pin and heat up a hot glue gun. Put the glue onto the bobby pin, making sure to avoid gluing your fing ...more

How To : Speed up design work in Adobe CS5 Design Premium

Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic artist after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how make fast work of common design and p ...more

How To : Make healthy, yummy dog treats at home

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make dog treats and biscuits. These have no preservatives, colors, or artificial ingredients. Turn the oven to 350 degrees F. Take 24 oz plain flour, 2 eggs, 8 oz oats, 2 tablespoons chicken stock, 16 oz chicken livers, and a cup of ...more

How To : Make traditional shortbread cookies for decorating

A shortbread cookie is made from sugar, butter, salt and flour. Because the dough is so simple, you can use cookie cutters to cut them into fun shapes and then decorate. A great recipe to bring to any party or potluck. Make traditional shortbread cookies for decorating. Click ...more

How To : Make Halloween lanterns

This video shows the viewer how to make Halloween style lanterns using commonly available items. The base lantern is a Chinese style paper lantern; these can be purchase from home retail stores. The general principal is too cut out the shapes of insects from black paper. These ...more

How To : Make a basic sugar cookie

You can cut these out in fancy shapes, or just leave them as simple round cookies. This recipe calls for: 3 sticks unsalted butter, 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar, 2 teaspoons kosher salt, 3 large egg yolks, 2 tablespoons vanilla and 3 3/4 cups all purpose flour. Make a basic sug ...more

How To : Make and decorate a perky petals tiered cake

In order to decorate a Perky Petals Tiered Cake, you will need fondant, a pastry roller, floral wire, 3 cake layers in different sizes, tracing wheel, floral cookie cutters, a decorating spatula, a mat, royal icing, dowel rods, a knife, cake boards, and a dog-bone tool. Roll ...more

How To : Make dazzling chocolate and peanut butter dip

Recipes with U.S.A. grown peanuts can add great flavor and keep you energized, like dazzling chocolate peanut butter dip. The National Peanut Board shows you this great dip recipe that will help get you energized with great tasting ways to fuel your day, using peanuts! These a ...more

How To : Make a Tyler Oakly inspired rag doll

In this video, we learn how to make a Tyler Oakley inspired rag doll. You will need: an old t-shirt, a needle, felt, googly eyes, pen/pencil, paper, yarn, thread, and scissors. Start out by drawing the body of the doll out on the piece of paper, then cut it out. Now, trace the ...more

How To : Craft a Sesame Street Elmo card for kids

Kids make the darndest things, don't they? And whether all they've done is scribble a bunch of modern art-esque lines using five Crayola crayons in one hand at the same time or simply stamped their hands with paint on paper, parents always think their efforts are cute and dese ...more

How To : Make spicy potato wedges

In this video, we learn how to make spicy potato wedges. The ingredients you will need are: salt, 1/2 tsp dry mango powder, 2 medium wedged potatoes, 1 tbsp olive oil, 2 cloves smashed garlic, 1/8 tsp black pepper, 1 tsp Italian seasoning, 1/2 tsp red chili flakes and 1/4 tsp ...more

How To : Make buttons from paper scraps

This video shows how to make buttons from paper scraps. You need some patterned paper scraps left over from scrapbooking. The best working surface is a Teflon sheet. You also need some shiny glaze product, a pin, and a punch, for example a circle punch, but square, hearts or f ...more

How To : Make flip-flop sandals birthday cake

In this video, we learn how to decorate and make flip flop cakes. To begin, grab your pre-made chilled cakes and cut them out according to the shapes you print from www.bettycrocker.com. Now you will spread a thin layer of your choice color of frosting onto the flip flops and ...more

How To : Decorate a cake into a NASA rocket ship

In this video, we learn how to decorate a space shuttle cake. Make sure before you begin you have a chilled yellow cake and the template from www.bettycrocker.com. Once you print out the diagram, cut your cake according to the shapes. Now, frost all the pieces and then arrange ...more

How To : Create a Times Square billboard in Photoshop

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

How To : Use channels to select hair in Photoshop

In this video tutorial on Adobe Photoshop CS3, we will cover using channels to cleanly cut out complex hair selections of both brunette and blonde hair on a studio style background and an outdoor scene. You will learn a lot about how to select things in Photoshop using the tec ...more

How To : Slice and dice a tomato to prepare it for cooking

Tomatoes can be cut in many different ways for cooking, or into ornamental shapes for garnish, but there exists a basic way of dicing and slicing them up to make them taste the most delicious when you cook them. If you want to make the most savory tomatoes ever, then this vid ...more

How To : Create a website drop shadow in Dreamweaver

Learn how to create a drop shadow that runs along your site, and, if your site expands, expands with it! Start in Photoshop to create a nice little drop shadow graphic and then head to Dreamweaver for some fun with CSS and divs. Looking for an easy way to create 3D shapes? Hav ...more

How To : Make an Android doll at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an Android doll at home. First, print out the Android logo from the internet, making it large enough to make a doll. Now, cut out the print out with scissors cutting out the different sections individually. Next, place the cut outs onto a ...more

How To : Draw a detailed, cartoon dog

In this in depth, four part series learn how to draw a cartoon dog. The adorable puppy you will be learning to draw is top notch and would fit in nicely in any children's book or comic strip. Cartoon dog drawing is really easy, and this tutorial will show you just how to do it ...more

How To : Make perfect croissants

In this how to video, you will learn how to make a croissant. You will need 130 grams of sugar, 100 grams of butter, 250 grams of butter, 200 grams of flour, 500 grams of milk, 20 grams of salt, 3 eggs, 1 kilogram of plain flour, 50 grams of yeast, and 1 vanilla pod. First, me ...more

How To : Make Sure Your Dinner Party Is a Success

Holiday dinners can be the same every year, but many are starting to switch it up, making new traditions and getting a new dining experience for everyone at the table. It’s not unusual to see sweet potatoes on an Easter dinner menu or lamb at Thanksgiving dinner. Some people ...more

How To : Style an easy sleek, side-parted blow out

One of the most important considerations you should have when getting your hair cut is your face shape. Round shapes in particular look good with long, face framing layers and angles, as can be created with a side part. If you have a side part and would like to learn an easy ...more

How To : Work with layers in Photoshop

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

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