Want to add some grit to your pristine digital photos? It's easy. In this free Photoshop lesson from Nicole Young, you'll learn how to add dirt and grain to your images by using layer styles in Adobe Photoshop CS4 or CS5. For more information, including step-by-step instructio ...more
Photoshop Layer Texture
In this how to video, you will learn how to create a rock texture in Photoshop. First, open the program. Select your foreground as a gray color and the background as a darker gray. Go to filter and render clouds. Go to filter and noise to add noise. Add about 3 percent and cli ...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
This is a two-part video where Al Ward teaches you to use custom patterns with layer styles. Learn to turn off Gradient Overlay, and apply Pattern Overlay. Then use custom patterns with layer styles and turn them into textures and play with Stroke setting in the layer style. U ...more
Yanik Chauvin teaches us how to add texture to a reflection in Photoshop in this tutorial. To start, add a basic reflection to the item you want a reflection on. Now, reduce the opacity of the layer and bring it down to 25%. Next, add a new layer and paint in a gradient white ...more
This Zbrush 3.1 tutorial covers using layers and Alpha Shapes and a plugin named imageplane3 by Marcus at Pixologic.com to create a shield in Zbrush. You should already know the basics of working in Photoshop. NOTE: This link is to a Flash version of the first 5 minutes of thi ...more
This image editing software tutorial shows you how to create an artsy, textured sign in page for flush mount style albums in Photoshop CS3. Learn how to use the multiply blend mode to darken the image and bring out the texture of the texture layer in Photoshop.
This video shows you how to edit textures of 3D objects and how to apply layer style effects to them using Photoshop CS3. This is a great video for anyone that has to work with alot of 3D models in their compositions. Edit textures for 3D models in Photoshop CS3. Click through ...more
If you are new to Photoshop you will want to check out this tutorial on how to use layer masks. Layer masks are a powerful but often mis-used feature of Photoshop so check it out and see what they are good for!
This video tutorial shows you how to expand your knowledge of the new Artistic Actions Kit in Photoshop CS3 by teaching you how to apply any shape you want to a layer mask. Don't forget to check the palette menu for more mask ideas and options.
This cardmaking tutorial shows you how I have made and built up this card using papers and flowers, with swirls and a stamped sentiment, all to create a fabulous card. Step 1: Items Used I used - 12x6inch white card base (made from a 12x12inch card sheet folded in half) gold ...more
Photoshop is a place where we can edit the image in different styles. One of the features is adjustment layer of a photo that is also called as filter correction. It is an easy step to color filtering of a photo. Open a picture in a Photoshop, and select add layer option that ...more
Creating striking effects in Photoshop file with the program's advanced filters and tools. Learn how to use the creative text tools of Photoshop in this Photoshop tutorial from a professional graphic designer. Part 1 of 5 - How to Create flesh texture in Photoshop. Create fles ...more
Do you want to turn an ordinary photo into a surrealistic image? You could simply do it by changing its color. In this video tutorial you will learn to use a Photoshop adjustment layer to modify the colors in a photograph. Use a Photoshop adjustment layer to modify colors. Cli ...more
This tutorial shows you how to create a brushed steel or brushed metal texture in Photoshop.
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
Use Adobe Photoshop to create text with a sand-like texture, using the same displacement effect design pros use to blend text or objects seamlessly into picture backgrounds.
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
For graphic artists all sorts of projects come into play at some point or another in the time that you're working, and if you're in need of a marble texture but not sure how to create it, check out this quick video. You will learn how to set up and then break down a picture in ...more
Create a cherry wood texture in Photoshop with the noise filter and few other built-in tools. 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, which offers ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to use nondestructive layer masks in Adobe Photoshop to create modern-looking posters and backgrounds. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with ...more
If you have been learning how to work with smart objects in Photoshop CS3, you may have noticed that some funny things start to happen when you try to use layer masks with smart objects. Most often, you layer mask doesn't move with the smart object. This Photoshop tutorial wil ...more
It's not brain surgery, but teeth whitening systems still hits the pocket books hard. However, there is a cheaper alternative to have the whitest teeth in the neighborhood, and it's called Photoshop. With Adobe Photoshop, you can have whiter teeth in seconds! Really. It's defi ...more
Learn to use a Layer Style, Color Overlay to create variety on a 1 layered document in Photoshop and generate a PDF slide show presentation containing 4 color variations! Part 1 of 2 - How to Create PDF presentations from layer comps in Photoshop. Part 2 of 2 - How to Create ...more
This image editing software tutorial shows you how to separate layer styles in Photoshop CS3. Learn how to separate your layer styles from it's parenting layer in Photoshop!
Layer styles are a very cool way to add adjustable effects to a layer in Photoshop. 10 different effects in all. Each with many different options.
Interested in creating a cracked wall texture in Photoshop but aren't quite sure how to go about doing it? See how it's done with this quick guide. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular graphics editor or a seasoned design professional looking to get better acquainted with the ...more
Layer masks in Photoshop hide, but do not remove, pixels from your original image. Learn how to use them for revealing and hiding selections in this tutorial.
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 video shows you how to use the Animation palette timeline to create an animation in Photoshop. You learn how to paint on individual frames of a video layer and how to manage settings. Check out this cool video created by Russell Brown now! Animate layer properties in Phot ...more
In this clip, you'll see what it takes to create rollover graphics from styles & layer comps in Adobe 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 ...more
This Adobe Photoshop video tutorial teaches you how to create an alternate texture in Adobe Photoshop. This video is from the "Tiling Textures" course. See how to create an alternate texture. Sessions Online Tutorial Videos is the video channel of Sessions Online Schools of ...more
Learn how to toggle layer visibility in Photoshop in this video tutorial. Nocole Young will show you how to do this easily. When you are working on any image in Photoshop, you usually create a number of layers. You would like to see what the image will look like before you sta ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use the soft light layer mode in Photoshop with Yanik Chauvin. This will reduce gray in the picture. First, duplicate the layer and then click on the blending mode menu. Click on the soft light option, then your photo will adjust and have satu ...more
Nichole Young demonstrates how to hand color using layer masks in Photoshop CS4, which also works in Photoshop CS3. The procedure can be summarized in two stages: turning the picture you would like to edit black and white and then bringing color back into it to give it a hand- ...more
This is a short video tutorial from Stuart Little showing you how to move a layer mask between different layers. You can do it simply by holding down the Command key (for Macs) or Control key (for PCs) as you click and move the mask layer to the intended layers. Watch the vide ...more
Did you know this was even possible? Chaning the size of the layer thumbnail images? Well, watch this Photoshop tutorial to learn how.
In this video, Dr. Brown, a senior art director at Adobe, shows you how to use the auto blend tool in Photoshop CS3. It's amazingly simple and yields great results.
Photoshop CS4 and Maya do very different things, but can be combined very effectively to create photorealistic 3D images. This three-part video will teach you how to combine a photo and a 3D model of a head to create a 3D model with photrealistic textures overlaid on it. This ...more
Want to create a fast layer mask in Photoshop CS5? It's easy. Learn how with this video guide. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the unique features of Photoshop ...more
Wish there were a way to create layer masks in Photoshop Elements? There is! And 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 the ...more
Layer comps let you assemble multiple image variations or even independent pieces of artwork inside a single Adobe Photoshop file. The Layer Comps palette gives you the freedom to explore. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned pro ...more
Looking to add to your bag of tricks? In this installment from his series of free Adobe Photoshop tutorials, Justin Seeley shows you how to create a double-stroke layer style on your text. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this eye-catching text ...more
In this Photoshop tutorial you will see how to use layer masks to selectively blend the results from FocalPoint with your original image. FocalPoint 1.0 is a plug-in for Photoshop and has it's own layer masks that allow you to choose a focal point and blur around it with the l ...more
Perfect skin is a big part of beauty. In this tutorial, learn how to enhance the natural texture and tone of your subject's skin in Photoshop CS. By enhancing your model's skin, you will give them a more luminescent appearance and make an overall better picture. So, follow alo ...more
In part one of this two part Photoshop CS3 Extended video tutorial you will learn how to import Poser 3D models direct into Photoshop as .obj files. When you export from Poser, make sure you have one folder with a .obj file, a .mtl file, and the textures. Make sure to hit "pla ...more
Almost everyone who is a regular user of Photoshop knows and loves Layer Styles - but what if you're just coming to it! This clip covers the basics of Layer Styles for creative titles and elements. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a sea ...more
Start with a basic photograph, and then use the various image effects to subtly alter it until it's precisely how you want it. This tutorial also goes briefly into layer styles, and some easy and effective ways to work with layers in Adobe Photoshop.
Need to make your avatar a little sexier? Photoshop can help. What you need is a cool corset texture for your IMVU character. It's pretty simple to make, you just need a little Photoshop skills. IMVU is a 3D avatar chat, instant messenger, and dress up game. Chat in 3D, hang ...more
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a realistic canvas texture within Adobe 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 featu ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to use and work with the various layer blend modes available 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 ...more
In this software tutorial Lindsay Adler will show you how to add an extra dimension to your images in Photoshop: texture. Adding texture to images can help create the appearance of an image being old, tattered or worn. Texture can also add an emotional dimension to a photograp ...more
Drastically change a major object in an image WITHOUT spoiling the rest of the image using this tutorial and Photoshop.
Do you need to create graphics for video editing systems like Final Cut Pro, Avid, or Adobe Premiere? Are you looking to get more from Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects? Then you need to learn Adobe Photoshop. Instructor Richard Harrington shows you how to use layer comps a ...more
If you're not familiar with its mask tools, you're not taking full advantage of Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to use them with this clip. 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 fr ...more
Layered hair is one of the most versatile styles around, allowing natural movement, creating texture, and framing the face. You can wake up every morning looking like a supermodel by getting your hair layered. This video will give you tips on how to care for layered hair as w ...more
Do you like layer masks in Photoshop? If you do, then you'll love the new feature in PhotoFrame 3 that allows you to put the border or edge effect directly into a Layer Mask in Photoshop so you can edit it as you wish. Learn how to use layer mask mode in the PhotoFrame 3 plug- ...more
Photoshop CS3 Extended has support for popular 3-D formats, which allows users to render and incorporate rich 3-D content into their 2-D compositions, including texture editing on 3-D models. In this video tutorial you will learn how to edit texture on a Poser 3D model. This t ...more
This tutorial shows you how to create hair textures in Photoshop. You should have a good handle of Photoshop before trying this tutorial - good verbal instruction but you don't there is a lot of hotkey work so you don't see much going on on the screen. Use Photoshop to create ...more
Learn about Layer Styles (drop shadow, bevel & emboss, etc.) in Photoshop and how to use them to create text effects in Photoshop.