In this video tutorial you will learn to make a gradient in Adobe Photoshop CS2. This example involves the creation of a metallic reflection gradient. Feel free to experiment with different colors to achieve the effect you want!
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In this video tutorial you will learn to use the rounded rectangle tools. Al Ward will teach you tricks to make smoother selections. You might find this video useful especially if you are looking for ways to create round-cornered buttons. Make a rounded rectangle selection in ...more
This is actually a real tutorial showing the steps of how to do glamour photo retouching in Photoshop CS2. Part 1 of 9 - How to Apply digital makeup in Photoshop CS2. Part 2 of 9 - How to Apply digital makeup in Photoshop CS2. Part 3 of 9 - How to Apply digital makeup in Pho ...more
Yes, you read that right! There's a hidden space monkey screen option in Photoshop CS2 that will change the default image when Photoshop is loading. Watch this video and see just how to find it! The video was made around Easter, so it's a Photoshop Easter Hunt! Find the space ...more
This two-part video tutorial will show you how to create animated .gif files in Adobe Photoshop CS2. You can still use these directions in versions of Adobe Photoshop, with slight variations. Follow along with these easy steps, and you'll be making animated .gif files in no ti ...more
This tutorial explains how smart objects work and how to use them to maintain resolutions of your images when resizing them in Photoshop CS2. Use smart objects in Photoshop CS2. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com
In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn to create lace doilies from scratch. This example requires a third-party add-on from Actionfx.com. The video is roughly 18 megabytes in size; so be patient with the loading time. Create lace doilies in Photoshop CS2. Click th ...more
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
The type or text you usually include in your artwork in Photoshop does not need to be in solid color. In this video you will learn to fill type with a photo in Photoshop CS2. Spice up your next artwork with this cool trick!
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.
In this video tutorial you will learn to load and play actions in Photoshop CS2. Actions are sets of recorded commands. They are particularly useful to perform repetitive or multi-stepped tasks. The examples in the video are available if you are a member, but even if you're no ...more
In this video tutorial you will learn to use custom shape clipping masks in Photoshop CS2. The masks offer you great control over your design. This example involves the use of layers and layer style.
Make truly distinctive and exciting text in your Adobe Photoshop images with this Ice Effect.
Daniel Kallenberger takes you through this basic Photoshop CS2 tutorial series. The tips in these videos include different tools and filters you can use to edit photos. The series gives a good overview, but by no means covers everything. Part 1 of 22 - How to Edit photos with ...more
This video gives another iteration of a digital makeover, using Mama's Powder w/sharpen action. This series will highlight some advanced masking techniques; rubilith and quick mask modes, and adjust makeup colors using Levels Adjustments rather than Curves. Hopefully this will ...more
Using Photoshop CS2, we demonstrate how to take facial features from one photograph and drop them into another. Learn how to use layer masks to do some creative face swapping in Photoshop CS2.
Photoshop's layers Palette is a powerful tool that allows you do many special things to your layered compositions. In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use layers, including how to delete, lock, and unlock layers. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the t ...more
Learn the basics of using the Smart Guides tool in Adobe Photoshop CS2. Use the Smart Guides tool in Photoshop CS2. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com
A video from Total Training demonstrating some of the capabilities of the liquify tool in Photoshop CS2. Use the liquify filter in Photoshop CS2. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com
This is a tutorial in Adobe Photoshop CS2 demonstrating primarily the use of the quickmask tool to make precise selections of organic shapes. Other topics covered include adjustment layers and layer masks. So watch and learn how to enhance photos using quickmasks, layer masks ...more
In this video tutorial we will take a look at the transform tools in Adobe Photoshop CS2. Watch the video and quickly explore the tools! Do note that not all of the tools are found in older versions of Photoshop. Use the transform tools in Photoshop CS2. Click through to watch ...more
This is one of Al Ward's favorite tricks - how to create a Glass Sphere using a single photo in Photoshop CS2. Learn to use Polar Coordinates to turn a photo into a sphere. You will also need tools like Dodge and Burn to adjust the overall effect. Create a glass sphere using a ...more
Photoshop's History Brush is great for fixing an image, but it also lets you use previous states of the image to create new effects. In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn to use the history brush. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the vid ...more
In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use the Burn, Dodge and Sponge tools. Learn how to create a certain look with these great tools. The main idea is to experiment! Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. ...more
In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use the Vector Shape tools. The Vector Shape tools include the Rectangle tool, the Rounded Rectangle tool, the Ellipse tool, the Polygon tool, the Line tool, and the Custom Shape tool. Learn how to draw and recolor vec ...more
In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use Quick Masking layers. Learn how to edit a quick masking layer, and how to combine image and mask together. Masks will always sit in the second channel of the layers'stack. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the to ...more
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
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
In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use Vector Path tools. Learn to draw a path, select points on the path, and refine it. This example involves cutting an image from the background using clipping paths. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left c ...more
In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn to create a custom fill object. Once created, you can use it over and over. Learn also how to apply fill to page. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so ...more
As well as being a picture editor, Photoshop can also act in place of a desktop publishing program to help you lay your page elements out accurately and professionally. This is ideal for single page publications such as posters, flyers, folded cards, and CD or DVD covers. In t ...more
You need to digitize your images before you can use them in Photoshop. In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn to import images from a scanner and a camera and how to touch up the image with the Curve feature. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner ...more
The Clone tool is not just for replicating images. In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use the Clone tool to "erase" images. This example shows you how you can use the tool to remove a person and thicken up the treeline. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" ...more
Do you want to touch up the digital photos you have taken? In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use the Blur, Sharpen and Smudge tools to enhance photos. Experiment with the tools after you watch the video! Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left ...more
Adjustment layers allow you to make changes to an image while having the original image untouched. In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn to use corrective filters. Learn how to create an adjustment layer, and apply different filter effects to it. Make sure to hit ...more
Slow-loading pages could easily turn off your website visitors. Therefore, if you have a large image on your web page you might want to slice it into different parts to help the page load faster. In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use the Slice tool to ...more
This Adobe Photoshop tutorial covers using adjustment layers in Photoshop CS2 to help out a badly desaturated photo from the early '70s. Learn to use Photoshop levels, curves and color balance tools to color correct and fix faded old photos.
The default Photoshop commands may not be enough for your designing needs. A quick way to enhance your Photoshop's ability is to use third-party add-ons. This tutorial teaches you to download, load and use ActionFx Actions in Photoshop CS2.
This software tutorial is a comprehensive exploration of the Marquee Selection tool in Photoshop using Photoshop CS2. Learn how to use the marquee selection tool when editing images and photos in Photoshop.
The default custom shapes in Photoshop could be changed to fit your needs. The good news is you don't have to create them from scratch. In this video tutorial you will learn to download, load and apply ActionFx custom shapes in Photoshop CS2.
This tutorial shows you how to use the Vanishing Point filter within Photoshop CS2 to modify an image.
A video on how to create realistic text with a fire and flame effect using Photoshop CS2.
Riley Lewis demonstrates how to make photos like sketches using Photoshop CS2. You can make a half sketched and half gray scale image. You should desaturate your photo if it is in black and white.
In this tutorial you will learn how to take a high resolution background image and increase the color intensity and give it a surreal effect using Photoshop CS2.
Terry White found an old faded, torn, scratched dusty photo in my grandmother’s house and while most would have just pitched it, he decided to see if he could resurrect it in Adobe Photoshop CS2. While the end result was not perfect (still a work in progress), it’s a million t ...more
Need to create a simple, but effective logo for your business or company? In this video from Oka Pixel, learn how to create a simple logo in Adobe Photoshop CS2 or CS3. Get your business the attention it deserves with the proper logo and branding!
Have you ever got frustrated when you can't seem to make the right layer move? The Auto Select Layer feature in Photoshop comes in handy when you have lots of layers. In this Photoshop video tutorial you will learn how to use auto select to make selection easier. Make sure to ...more
This quick Photoshop tutorial will show you how you can create your own panoramas.
In this video tutorial you will learn to use the Photoshop extract filter to extract images from the background. The trick works best for erasing mostly solid-colored, contrasting backgrounds. Photoshop also does a nice job of getting rid of the color halo problem – but you ma ...more
You've seen the Apple iPod ads with the black silhouette people with white iPod earphones everywhere, but why not try creating one of your own? This Photoshop tutorial will show you how (minus the earphones).
Pimp my text!! We've all seen those car and videogame ads with the pimped out chromed text effect. Guess what? You don't need to go out and pay professional designers thousands of dollars for it. All you need to invest is about 10 minutes and watch this episode of Pixel Perfec ...more
When using Adobe Photoshop being able to crop and resize an image is essential. This live demonstration shows you step by step directions for these useful functions. To crop, select a certain area and hit enter, everything not selected will be deleted. If you mess up you can u ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to crop an image using Adobe Photoshop CS4. First, open Photoshop and open the image you want to crop. Next, press filter and select the edge hollow tool. Carefully draw around the image you want to crop. Once this is done, click on the ...more
Prank em with Boobs What better way to get back at your friend then by stripping them down to their undies? Eh, maybe not the easiest prank to stomach.... not everyone has hot friends, but it's worth a crack, right!? Since Photoshop was invented, we've been using this ingeni ...more
In this InDesign video tutorial you will learn to adjust a clipping path in the image you have created in Photoshop. One thing to remember is to export the image with its layers. If not, you won't be able to import the clipping path into InDesign. Edit a Photoshop clipping pat ...more
Today, see how to use GoLive CS2 to create pure CSS layouts. That's using CSS to lay your website out, which is a really nice way to layout your webpages. It's laying it out without tables, and allows the site to change based on the users resolution. In this video tutorial, se ...more
Graffiti is a nuissance but it can also be an awesome form of true art. In this tutorial, learn how to draw 3D graffiti as demonstrated in Photoshop CS2. 3D graffiti gives your tag a very cool effect, making it appear to be popping out of the wall it is sprayed on and standing ...more
In this tutorial, we'll look at how to create shadows for simple objects using Photoshop CS2. In this example, you will be creating shadows on books in Photoshop.
In this episode Paul Wyatt walks you through the process of animating, tweening, and optimising web banners in Photoshop CS2 and CS3.
We all know how great Photoshop CS2’s Photomerge feature can be for creating large panoramic scenes. However, in this video you’ll learn how you can take advantage of this feature to scan photos larger than what your scanner can handle. In this tutorial Terry White will put to ...more