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
How to Transparent Effect Photoshop
Here is another cool photo manipulation you can do using Photoshop CS3. You can take a normal photo you’ve taken and really make it look unique by giving it harder edges and some more texture to the shot. Mix up your photos with this effect. To start, open a texture photo. Go ...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
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
Easily turn your pics into table top style miniatures with this easy to create effect. This takes panarama photographs from afar and fades certain areas creating a toy scene effect. It's magical. Turn cities into model like images that resemble fantasy more than real life. To ...more
Some of these links are now defunct, but still and all, a great resource for this week's Horror Photo Challenge!
This video series shows one method to produce an artistic watercolor effect from a photo. Instruction also incudes tip for "actionizing" this method, in Photoshop. Remember, this is an artistic idea so make your own interpretations and additions! Part 1 of 6 - How to Create an ...more
Photoshop Mama's tutorial on how to create a sketch effect in Photoshop. The first video shows the basic technique, then you'll learn how to play and have fun with different effects you can create. Part 1 of 3 - How to Create a sketch effect in Photoshop. Part 2 of 3 - How to ...more
Learn how to create amazing text with a fire pattern in Photoshop. Create a flaming text effect in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com
In this episode of Pixel Perfect, Bert shows us how to create flowing water and a photo-realistic splash effect in Photoshop. Perfect for a water fall or other water features, you'll be able to use these flowing water and splash effects in many Photoshop works of art.
Do you look fat in your portrait photo? In this video tutorial you will learn to simply yet effectively take a portrait photo and make the person look slimmer. Don't use the technique on your passport photos though - it's against the law! Create a photo retouching slimming eff ...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
This image editing software tutorial shows you how to create a cool watercolor or ink blot effect on photos in Photoshop. This is a simple and cool effect to make your photos look like they have been painted or made out of an ink/watercolour mark. See how to get painterly in P ...more
Looking for instructions on how to achieve a chrome-style text effect in Adobe Photoshop? Look no further. 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 ...more
This video demonstrates the split tone effect in Photoshop. A split tone effect makes a picture look more rustic by changing the tones. First, add an adjustment layer to the picture by opening the channel mixer window. Select Monochrome and adjust the RGB values to create a bl ...more
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
Photoshop might be the best software out there for creating effects on text and other still images. This video will show you how to create one really cool effect in Photoshop on a title. The creator calls this a glowing particles dust effect, and that sounds about right. The e ...more
Make truly distinctive and exciting text in your Adobe Photoshop images with this Ice Effect.
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
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
Sure, there are a lot of videos out there that will teach you how to make burning letters or icy letters in Photoshop. But how many will teach you this? This video will show you how to make letters in Photoshop that look like glass, forming a window to the background behind th ...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
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
This is a video tutorial showing how to wrap text in Photoshop to put text on photos or on objects in photos using Photoshop.
In this video tutorial you will learn to use Photoshop to create your own skull face optical illusion. After you have completed, ask your friends to stare at the middle of the image for about 30 seconds. When they look away, the skull will appear before their very eyes on the ...more
This step-by-step instructional video shows how Photoshop can be used to purposely over-process a photo and give it a more gritty effect. First, a High Pass filter is applied to give the photo a gray buzz. Next, hard light blend layers are applied to give the photo more contra ...more
Into abstract art? Have Photoshop and a little spare time? This video demonstrates how to create a neat motion-streaking effect. 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 thi ...more
Ever wondered about those digital effects in advertisements having some parts in pixels? Let's try it. Open Photoshop and take a picture. Duplicate its layer and on the new layer,select it and go to filters->pixelate->mosaic. Then you can mask the new layer with having some pa ...more
This video is a how to guide on how someone can add multiple colored sections to a photograph. It goes step by step to guide viewers on how to accomplish the color effects. Although the video is only 5 minutes long it provides a great wealth of information. However the speaker ...more
When we think about Photoshop, we think about the desire to look beautiful and "perfect." Celebrities get airbrushed and Photoshoped all the time when they appear in magazines in order to make their faces appear slimmer, their thighs smaller, their lips more voluminous, etc. P ...more
To manipulate photos and turn someone in a photo into a ghost, there are several filters that can be used in Photoshop. This video takes us through the steps of how to take an ordinary picture and turn the subject into a supernatural being using the motion blur technique and t ...more
In this Photoshop tutorial the instructor shows how to create a Polaroid photo. First open the regular photo and make it into square shape as Polaroid images are in square shape. So use the selection tool and crop it into square shape. Now unlock the layer from background mode ...more
Learn how to create a black and white gradient effect in Photoshop. Part 1 of 2 - How to Create a black and white gradient effect in Photoshop. Part 2 of 2 - How to Create a black and white gradient effect in Photoshop.
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
A demonstration of how to utilize a Photoshop Action Mama created to optimize the natural highlights in the lips to produce a very glossy lip effect. NOTE: You will need to buy the Action from Photoshop Mama to follow this tutorial. Part 1 of 3 - How to Create a glossy lip eff ...more
Vignette effect is an effect where the edges of the image shade off gradually. In this video tutorial you will learn to create simple vignette effect in Photoshop. Learn to use the marquee tool and adjust the feather radius tool to create the effect change the background color ...more
The Orton effect in Photoshop is acheived by combining an image with a duplicate that has been softened or blurred slightly. This will give you original image a luminescent appearance and enhance most portraits and landscapes. In this tutorial, learn how to create the Orton ef ...more
This tutorial shows you how to create a simple tentacle effect in Photoshop. If you're good, you'll try animating it next! Create a tentacle effect in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on metic.net
This tutorial shows you how to create a vignette (oval border) around an image in Photoshop. Text is blurry but you should get the idea from the verbal instruction. Part 1 of 2 - How to Create a vignette effect in Photoshop. Part 2 of 2 - How to Create a vignette effect in Ph ...more
This is a really simple tutorial on how to make a really cool electric text effect In Photoshop. All you need is some text and the wind filter in Photoshop to create your own version of electric text. Learn how to do this simple Photoshop text effect in this video.
Expand your catalog of fonts and text effects with help from this tutorial on how to create a beam-like text effect in Photoshop! Enhance your school project or work presentation with unique looking text and take your work to the next level! Create a beam text effect in Photos ...more
Are you interested in creating a hip hop related website? In this video tutorial you will learn to create a Bling Bling rap diamond effect in Photoshop. "Bling-bling" is a hip hop slang term which refers to elaborate jewelry and other accoutrements, and also to a lifestyle bui ...more
For all you artists who can't get enough fire in your layout designs, this tutorial will teach you how to create a burning bevel effect in Adobe Photoshop. Create a burning bevel effect in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on artcone.com
This tutorial shows a very common method used by many graphic designers in order to create a retro effect from an image using Photoshop. Create a retro effect in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on metic.net
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 software tutorial shows you how to create a cool gritty effect with regular photographs using Photoshop CS3 and a little know-how. Colin Smith will walk you step by step through creating one of the most popular photo techniques of today: a gritty, film grain look on image ...more
This Adobe Photoshop tutorial teaches you how to perform a multicolor text effect for use of logos and graphics. In this example, the graphic artist types each number in 2012 on separate layers. Then he turns down the opacity and overlaps the numbers. He takes the first number ...more
This tutorial takes the bleach bypass effect one step further by adding contrast back. Watch this video and learn to modify your photos this way in Photoshop. Add contrast to a bleached out effect in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on flickr.com
This how-to video is about how to create a simple text effect in Photoshop. First select "type tool" and input all the text, all the text should be in capital letters. Select the text and choose "character and photograph palette", then reduce the spacing to the normal desired ...more
This Adobe Photoshop CS3 tutorial shows you how to create a basic cartoon effect on images. This is a great tutorial for beginners and just scratches the surface of what can be done with adjustment layers and the artistic filters in Photoshop. This Photoshop cartoon effect tut ...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
How to createa a Text Refelction Effect in Photoshop to make text look reflected underneath itself like on a glass surface.
Learn how to create a cool blurred water effect in Photoshop.
"The answer is out there, Neo, and it's looking for you, and it will find you if you want it to." If you're a huge fan of the Matrix, why not make your own Matrix? Well, yes, it's probably a bit complicated but you can start with learning how to create a Matrix-inspired text i ...more
Watch this tutorial and learn how to create a starburst effect in Photoshop. We think this is perfect for any of those 70's shows or projects you may be doing or just really love anything slightly psychedelic.
Learn how Jerad creates the 300 Movie Effect in Photoshop Camera Raw.
This software tutorial shows you how to use the pop color effect in Photoshop Express. This tool is a great way to instantly turn your photos into eye-popping images with Photoshop Express, a web application using Flex or Flash technology.
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.
This video tutorial will show you how to use Levels and Adjustment Layers to separate and then accentuate the highlights and shadows in your images to create a more dramatic effect. Create a flexible split tone effect in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on layersma ...more
Creating a soft fade around your favorite photo adds a lovely touch. Learn how to make a vignette effect in Photoshop Elements.