Picture Effects in Photoshop

How To : Blast effect a picture in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial, we learn how to blast effect a picture in Adobe Photoshop. First, open up a picture in Photoshop, then go to filter, then blur, and radial blur. Change the amount to 77, the blur method to 200m, and the quality to best. After this, hit "ctrl+I" to invert the ...more

How To : Create a split tone effect in Photoshop

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

How To : Create a 3D picture montage in Adobe After Effects

In this Episode, Rob Birnholz shows you a great technique for quickly creating a 3D picture montage with Trapcode Particular. It takes just minutes to set up, but can save you hours of work. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and media produ ...more

How To : Make a little planet effect in Photoshop

Watch this video to learn how to make a little planet effect in Photoshop. Go to Image>Image Size and resize the picture making the width and height equal . Don't forget to unmark the "Constrain Proportions" option. Now that you have a squared photo go to Image>Rotate Canvas>1 ...more

How To : Create a duotone color effect in Photoshop

This is a video about making pictures with two different tones using Photoshop. After watching this video the viewer will learn how to bypass two different modes in Photoshop (usually a necessity in "duotoning"). Showing you how to skip those modes and changing the tones of a ...more

How To : Create your own glass effect using Adobe Photoshop

In this next tutorial, you'll be finding out how you can create your very own glass effect. It can be applied to pictures and mainly text, to give it a cool shiny look. Of course before beginning, you'll need Adobe Photoshop downloaded on your computer and once that's done, g ...more

How To : Create a basic blood effect in Photoshop CS3

This video tutorial will have you making fake blood on all of your photographs in no time. Using Adobe Photoshop CS3, adding a little red blood to your pictures could be the best thing that happened to them. Even learn how to add a little bit of scratches on somebody's arm. P ...more

How To : Create a digital pixel effect in Photoshop

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

How To : Create a ghost effect in Photoshop

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

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 : Create a Lomo effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a Lomo effect in Photoshop. This is a contrast that gives the photo a "cool" vibe and change up the effect that you see. First, load up your picture into Photoshop and then go to adjustments, then curve. From here, add a slight s-curve ...more

How To : Create a Matrix background effect in Photoshop

First thing to do is to create a new pic image called matrix. The next thing you want to do is to change the width and the height of your picture, as well as the resolution. Pick any background color you want, take the paint bucket tool and fill the background. To get the matr ...more

How To : Create picture-in-picture effects in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to create picture-in-picture effects in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes ...more

How To : Create watercolor effects in Photoshop

Photoshop Mama shows us another way to render a watercolor from a photo using filters in Photoshop in this video series. This method produces subtle pencil sketch lines in addition to the luminous watercolor effect. This is a detailed tutorial that is going to take some time b ...more

How To : Remove tan lines from a picture with Photoshop CS5

Get rid of pesky, embarrassing tan lines with this Adobe Photoshop CS5 video tutorial. Whether you're new to Adobe's Creative Suite or a seasoned graphic design professional after a general overview of Photoshop CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by t ...more

How To : Simulate a hand drawn picture in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial video teaches you how to make any photo look like it was hand drawn. The image selected should have a relatively simple background, because a too detailed image will not turn out properly. Use the high pass tool and the sketch paper tool and you pretty ...more

How To : Create text effects in Photoshop

Add style to your 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 8 - How to Create text effects in Photoshop. Create text effects in ...more

How To : Create fantasy poster effects in Photoshop

Learn how to create fantasy poster effects on a regular photo by adding atmosphere and artificial lights in Photoshop. Part 1 of 2 - How to Create fantasy poster effects in Photoshop. Create fantasy poster effects in Photoshop - Part 2 of 2. Click through to watch this video o ...more

How To : Make an animated dancing GIF picture in Photoshop

In this Photoshop video tutorial, see how to make an animated dancing GIF picture in Photoshop. With Adobe Photoshop, you can do virtually anything, and with one single photograph, you can create a dancing animation of your character. After a little manipulation, save it as a ...more

How To : Use lighting effects in Photoshop

Photographer Chris Alvanas goes under the Filter menu and explores some of the things you can do with the Lighting Effects options. Use lighting effects in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on layersmagazine.com

How To : Create "hand-colored" effects in Photoshop

In this video tutorial you will learn to make your color images look like hand colored black and white images in Photoshop. Learn to use the Poster Edges filter to enhance the effect. This trick renders a specific area of your image to stand out. Create "hand-colored" effects ...more

How To : Create smart object border effects in Photoshop

It can get annoying to always have to create new borders to fit around different sized images when working in Photoshop CS3 or Illustrator CS3. But, if you were to create border effects with smart objects, you wouldn't have that problem. Dave likes to keep things flexible as h ...more

How To : Create lightning effects in Photoshop

This tutorial shows you how to artistically create lightning effects, sparkles, and a mystical vortex using Photoshop. It will help if you know a little bit about Photoshop before trying this one.

How To : Change the background in a picture using Photoshop

Why do passport photos and driver's license pictures always get a bad rep? Well, other than the lighting being atrocious and the photographers being underpaid civil servants, bad photos usually result from bad backgrounds. Switch your plain white stand-in background for a mor ...more

How To : Add Fireworks to Any Night Picture in Photoshop

Going to miss the fireworks extravaganza this Fourth of July? Doesn't mean you can't fake the experience, and that's exactly what we're going to do here—in Photoshop. You're going to learn how to take any night photograph and insert fireworks into it. It's the next best thing ...more

How To : Create glowing line effects in Photoshop

This is really cool, you can make these awesome neon glowing lines using your Adobe Photoshop. This is a fun way to make creative and colorful designs and it looks really neat without spending time working on detailed shapes. 1. Start with a new 400x400 pixel black background ...more

How To : Make glow effects using Photoshop

This photoshop tutorial demonstrated by Howard from tutcast.com, teaches you how to do amazing glow effects for your work and projects. Everything you need to know from the background you choose to use to editing out the leftovers. You can use any image that you choose to. Sta ...more

How To : Animate a layered Photoshop image in After Effects

This friendly tutorial guides us through the process of creating a simple animation from a still image, using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects. Although the narration is at times difficult to understand, the tutorial provides a good way to learn one common technique of ...more

How To : Create lightning effects for clouds in Photoshop

If you have missed the chance of shooting a lightning, you might want to add one in the photo later. In this video tutorial you will learn to create lightning effects for clouds in Photoshop. You won't believe how realistic the effect could be til you see this video!

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