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How To : Use the magnetic lasso tool in Photoshop

Being able to know all the tips and tricks to Photoshop, people can produce some amazing pieces of art. But for the people who don't know their entire way around the most used and known piece of software, there's tutorials out there calling their name. In this video you'll fin ...more

How To : Using the magnetic lasso in Photoshop

Meet Photoshop's Magnetic Lasso Tool! The Magnetic Lasso Tool is probably the best out of three Lasso tools for it allows precise and quick freehand selections. hether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, ...more

How To : Use the magnetic lasso in Photoshop CS2

In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to deep etch an image with the magnetic lasso. Notice how the demonstrator uses the edge contrast value to make the lasso ignore the grey area. This tutorial is aimed at new users. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the ...more

How To : Use the Freehand Lasso tool in Photoshop CS2

In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to select and cut with the Freehand Lasso tool. This tutorial is aimed at new users. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the ...more

How To : Use the polygonal lasso tool in Photoshop

In this video, we learn how to use the polygonal lasso tool in Photoshop. This will allow you to create a selection on your photo in a freehand style. First, select the tool from your toolbar, it's the third selection down. Once you select this, go to your picture and find the ...more

How To : Import images with transparency into After Effects

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

How To : Extract and color correct in Photoshop CS4

In this Software video you will see how to extract and apply color correction in Photoshop CS4. First select the object and extract it. The tool that you use to extract will depend on the type of image. For example, for oranges, select the Magnetic Lasso Tool from the left han ...more

How To : Photoshop car rims onto a car

JdudeTutorials shows how to Photoshop the rims of a photo of a car, either for previewing different options for your vehicle or just for fun. Open the photo of the car (preferably shot from the side) in Adobe Photoshop. Open the desired rim photo. On the rim, use the lasso or ...more

How To : Change the color of your eyes using Photoshop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to change the color of eyes using Adobe Photoshop. Begin by selecting the Magnetic Lasso tool and create a selection around the eye. To create a second selection without losing the first one, hold the Shift key. Now go to Image, click ...more

How To : Remove yellow teeth stains in Photoshop

Learn how to whiten your teeth using Photoshop with this video tutorial. 1. First thing you will want to do is remove the padlock if your image has one. You should be able to find this in the top right hand corner of your screen or in the background layers option. 2. Zoom in ...more

How To : Make a photo black and white with colored parts

This video teaches us to make a photo black and white with coloured parts in Photoshop. This procedure consists of many steps. In the first step, we choose the magnetic lasso tool from the application. This is followed by the second step. In the second step, we draw the contou ...more

How To : Make a multi colored eye in Photoshop

This tutorial explains how to create a multi colored eye effect. First open the image in Photoshop and unlock the layer. Make a selection of the eye with either the lasso, magnetic lasso or pen tool. If you are using the pen tool, like in the tutorial, right click and choose m ...more

News : A Glossary of Essential Photoshop Tools for Beginners

So, you just bought Photoshop. It's time to familiarize yourself with the rudimentary tools. Let's start at the very beginning! File: That’s your picture! It’s called a file because that’s how it exists in the digital world, as a file on your CF card, your flash drive, your h ...more

How To : Photoshop Barack Obama into a hologram

Create an Obama-gram to commemorate the election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States of America. You need two images one for the foreground (Barack himself) and then a the background (CNN's set works). This is a pretty simple Photoshop. You can use the ...more

How To : Simulate a photo tear in Photoshop

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

How To : Retouch an image in Photoshop CS4

This video is describing how to retouch a photograph by using Photoshop CS4. The first step is to get a photo that you would like to edit, preferably of a person's face. Then make a new layer that duplicates the background, go to Gaussian blur, then go to hard light for your l ...more

How To : Remove shadows from photos in Adobe Photoshop

Sometimes shadows might be a nuisance to your photos, causing unwarranted distraction to them. In this video tutorial you will learn to remove a shadow from a photo using Adobe Photoshop. Learn to use the lasso tool and sample tools to do the job. Remove shadows from photos in ...more

How To : Create scars on a face in Photoshop

Whether you are just trying to play a prank on somebody, or you are a production designer for a low-budget movie, you might find this tutorial interesting. In this video tutorial you will learn to add scars to faces in Photoshop. You will use the lasso tool and noise filters t ...more

How To : Make cool text floating in water using Photoshop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make floating text on water. Begin by importing the water image into the program. Begin by selecting the polygonal lasso tool in the toolbox and select the top of the water. Once you have made the selection, right-click on it and se ...more

How To : Bring more life into your photos using Photoshop

Clicks are made on "Image",then "Adjustments", followed by "Brightness/Contrast" ; contrast is set to 30 and brightness is set to 60 to add more light to the picture. "Adjustment", "Variations" are clicked in that order and both yellow and red are increased. "Filter", "Render" ...more

How To : Retrieve Keys Locked in a Car

In this 15-part video guide, you'll learn how to retrieve keys locked inside a car, use tools to unlock a car without a key, and prevent car theft, taught by an expert locksmith. Don't Miss: 15 Ways to Open a Locked House/Car Door Without a Key Don't Miss: 6 Easy DIY Ways to ...more

How To : Make a cool neon text effect using Photoshop

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

How To : Enhance the color of your lips & eyes with GIMP

In this tutorial, we learn how to enhance the color of your lips and eyes with GIMP. To change the eyes, use the ellipse tool to highlight each individual eye, then change the contrast of the eye as well as the color and highlights. Do this for both eyes, then save. To change ...more

How To : Change the color of clothing in Photoshop

In this video, we learn how to change the color of clothing in Photoshop. First, click "enhance", then "adjust color", then "saturation". Now place a magnetic lasso around the shirt color you want to change. You can now use a slider to go through all the different colors, and ...more

How To : Remove people in Photoshop

This video teaches you how to use Photoshop to remove people from a picture but you can essentially use this method to remove anything you want from a picture. First, click on the lasso tool and highlight a figure you want to remove. Drag the highlight adjacent to the figure a ...more

How To : Change hair color in Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop is an amazing tool to use to edit your photos. If you would like to see what you or someone else would look like with a different hair color then Photoshop is the place to do it. Try out something realistic or add a funky color to your favorite celebrity’s style. Ad ...more

How To : Clone yourself in GIMP

In this tutorial, we learn how to clone yourself in GIMP. First, open up GIMP on your computer and then open the picture where you want to clone yourself. After this, open the other picture where you want to copy yourself and right click to copy it. Now, create a new backgroun ...more

How To : Make a broken mirror effect using Photoshop

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

How To : Change your eye color using Photoshop

Tut Teacher shows that if you're going to edit alot of pictures, learning to change your eye color in Photoshop is helpful.Go to Photoshop and open "human eye", zoom in and it gives more room to work with. First, go to your lasso tool, hold down and click. You can click and dr ...more

How To : Create scrapbooks in Photoshop

This Software video tutorial shows how to create scrapbooks in Photoshop. This video is presented by Ash Davies from PhotoGuides. This tutorial has 4 components including how to tear the paper, how to add sticky tape, how to hand draw and how to spill ink. To complete this tut ...more

How To : Swap faces using Photoshop CS4

In this how to video, you will learn how to swap faces using Photoshop. First, find two images that you want to swap. Select the lasso tool and trace around the face in the first image. Copy and paste it into the second image. From here, line up the eyes to the face. Next, you ...more

How To : Make a glossy apple logo in Photoshop

First create a new 800x600 document and fill it with black color. Then create a new Layer and add a white circle with the hard edge Brushtool Select the 'Eraser tool' and use the same brush (a bit smaller) to erase the inside of that circle. Rightclick an layer 1 and go to the ...more

How To : Make a colorful abstract background in Photoshop

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

How To : Make chrome paint on black cars using Photoshop

The first step is to select a photo of a black, glossy car. Using the Lasso- polygonal tool, select the outline of the car. Once the image outline is complete, the dots animate around the image. The next step is to deselect the areas on the car where the chrome paint is not re ...more

How To : Change hair color in Photoshop the easy way

Open the Adobe Photoshop program. Choose a picture with a head shot. This maybe something that is already in your pictures folder on your computer, downloaded from the internet or transferred from your flash drives, and those photos you may have scanned and saved in your comp ...more

How To : Use selection tools in Photoshop

This series goes over all the different tools available for making selections in Photoshop starting with the Elliptical and Rectangle Marquee tools. Then the Lasso tools, Magic Wand tool, and finally what to do after you finish selecting! Part 1 of 4 - How to Use selection too ...more

How To : Use the snapping tool in Final Cut Pro

The snapping function (the magnetic attraction between two clips or to the playhead) is sometimes very helpful and other times really annoying in Final Cut Pro. In this video you will learn to turn it on and off. A cool trick is to use the keyboard hot key to quickly turn the ...more

News : Fashion Magazine Covers

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

How To : Use Select and Lasso in Fireworks 8

In this Fireworks 8 video tutorial you will learn how to use the freehand and polygon lasso tools to select and blur parts of an image. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-u ...more

How To : Improve your cloning technique in Photoshop

In this video we will look at a quick and simple cloning technique in Photoshop. You will learn to use the Clone Stamp and Polygonal Lasso Tools to make cloning out pixels much easier. Remember to apply the cool trick to improve your next cloning task! Improve your cloning tec ...more

How To : Change a dress color using Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is an amazing digital photo editing tool that let's you do a myriad of tasks. In this tutorial you will learn how to change the color of fabric, like a dress, from the existing color to whatever you wish it to be. You'll be using the magic lasso and playing wit ...more

HowTo : See Invisible Magnetic Fields

"Magnetic fields are everywhere- you just can't see them." The science-inspired-art project, Magnetic Movie, by Semiconductor, demonstrates the imaginary "secret lives of invisible magnetic fields". Don't miss it - it's an amazing project. The magnetic fields are beautifully ...more

How To : Use Paintbrush in Fireworks 8

Double clicking any bitmap based object will get you into bitmap mode. You'll be able to use all the bitmap tools like the Lasso, the Paintbrush, and the Magic Wand. In this Fireworks 8 video tutorial you will learn how to use Paintbrush, and how to set brush preferences. Make ...more

How to Make Ferrofluid : The Liquid of the Future

What Is Ferrofluid? Ferrofluid is a black, solvent-based liquid, that, in the presence of a magnetic field, becomes strongly magnetized. The fluid is made up of nanomagnetic particles coated with an "anti-stick" or surfactant compound, suspended in a "carrier", commonly an or ...more

Making Electromagnetic Weapons : EMP Generator, Part Two

In this article, I'll be covering Triggers and Coils, part two of the series (see part one here). Generally, a simple EMP generator consists of four components; a capacitor, a transformer, a trigger and a coil of copper wire. The transformer component can be varied, but the co ...more

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