Use Photoshops Magic Wand Tool

How To : Use Photoshop's magic wand tool

Want to select an area of an image using a quick and easy way? In this video tutorial you will learn the basics of using the Magic Wand tool in Photoshop. Learn to use the Contiguous option to make the selection you want.

How To : Use the magic eraser tool in Photoshop

This tutorial covers the basics of using the magic eraser tool in Photoshop. It is similar to the magic wand or paint button, except it erases instead of selecting or filling. Use the magic eraser tool in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com

How To : Change Skin Tone in Photoshop

With Adobe Photoshop on your computer, it's super easy to change or adjust the skin tone of somebody in a digital photo. The process uses some basic selection and color adjustment tools, and it's a fun way to make a friend's face nauseously green or lessen the effects of overl ...more

How To : Colorize line art images using Photoshop

In this video tutorial you will learn to to colorize line art images using Photoshop. Learn to use the magic wand selection tool to make the selection you want. This example involves painting a monkey character.

How To : Use the color range command in Adobe Photoshop

Some free tricks on how to use the color range command in Photoshop. Many people use the old method of utilizing the magic wand tool for selecting areas of color, the color range selection tool has more flexibility and control. Richard walks you through using this tool and sho ...more

How To : Use the quick selection tool in Photoshop

Photo editing expert Chad Troftgruben teaches the viewer how to effectively use the quick selection tool in Adobe Photoshop. In Chad's opinion, the quick selection tool is quite similar to the magic wand tool in the same software, except for one major difference: one can selec ...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 : 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 : Whiten yellow teeth in Photoshop

This is a terrific video on how to whiten yellow teeth in Photoshop, taught by Link. First, he zooms in on the teeth and uses the quick selection tool or magic wand. This is a pretty easy task. You just have to click and drag. If you put too much of the gums, you can hold down ...more

How To : Single out a color in a pic using Photoshop

In this how-to video, you will learn how to single out a color in an image with Photoshop. First, go to select and click Color Range. Select all the color of the image by clicking around the object while holding shift. Once it is selected, click okay. Your selection will be ma ...more

How To : Make a simple animation in Adobe Photoshop

Steps to make Sprite animation in Photoshop are:1. Open a spreadsheet of your own choice; in this case we are going to take running animation.2. Once your spreadsheet is loaded, zoom-in until you get a four page, for ease of use.3. Zoom-in to the required movement, after zoom, ...more

How To : Transform a photo into a puzzle in Photoshop

This video from photoshopuniverse shows us how to make your picture look like it's a puzzle by using Photoshop! First you want to open up the layers palette and duplicate the layer. Now add a new layer and bring it down to the middle and fill it in with black. Now to get the p ...more

How To : Make 2-layer stencils in GIMP

In this tutorial, we learn how to make 2-layer stencils in GIMP. First, cut out the background before you begin. Now, right click on your main layer and then select "add alpha layer". After this, select the magic wand tool and delete all the white areas on the outside of the p ...more

The Science of Frothing : How to Make Your Own Milk Foam

Once upon a time in America, there was coffee and there was decaf. That's it. No capuccinos. No espressos. And certainly no Starbucks. Coffee was just coffee, something that you bought at a gas station or donut shop. If you made it at home, it was either in a metal pot or inst ...more

How To : Add a window light cast in Photoshop

In this video we are going to light cast a window so we can add more focus to the photos. First take unremarkable photo, then find a window image to transfer and select all Ctrl+a. After that copy it to the previous image. Click layer 1, then select the white space in the wind ...more

How To : Apply localized correction in Lightroom 2

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Turn images into watercolor paintings in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Create a Times Square billboard in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Use Content Aware Scale tool in Photoshop CS4

In this Adobe CS4 tutorial Colin Smith shows you use the new Content Aware Scale tool in Photoshop CS4. This tool is like magic! It allows you to scale in Photoshop CS4 while preserving the important parts of the photo. You will also learn how to use channels with the Content ...more

How To : Make a floating wand illusion using a wooden dowel

In this video tutorial, you'll see how to make a magic wand illusion. It's not a complicated process, and the tools and pieces are things you might already have around your workshop. With just a little work, you'll be able to baffle and amaze your audiences with this simple tr ...more

How To : Make an Adobe Photoshop blast

A simple tutorial on how to make super powers in Photoshop. This is cool blast effect to stylize a photo in Adobe Photoshop photo editor to make it look like you can shoot fireballs. This is a magic effect that uses lots of tool to make you look like you have super powers.

How To : Tone map HDR images in Photoshop with Photomatix

Once you have merged to HDR only half the work is done. The magic happens with Tone-Mapping. Learn how to use Photomatix Tone Mapping and Photoshop’s tools together for the best results. See how to use this tone mapping HDR workflow with Photomatix and Photoshop. Tone map HDR ...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 : Use the eraser tools in Photoshop

Surprisingly, in single layer mode the Eraser Tool doesn't really erase. Part one of this Photoshop podcast covers Eraser Modes and Background Colors. Part two covers the other Eraser Tools include the Magic Eraser and Background Eraser. And these eraser tools really do erase. ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 5: Photography

There are seemingly endless photography apps for the iPhone—it is perhaps one of the most popular arenas for application developers. We've covered a few in Giveaway Tuesdays, but nothing comprehensive. We would be remiss to omit the two most popular frontrunners—Hipstamatic ( ...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

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 : Remove the background from an image in Photoshop

First double click on the image in layer window then name it and click on OK. Now if you use magic tool on the image and delete the background, it will also delete some of the image part. So to fix it you need to find that kind of places of the image and use brush tool to fill ...more

How To : Make a real glass orb in Photoshop

This tutorial is an on-screen demonstration on how to create a circle that looks like a glass orb using PhotoShop. First make the background black. Then using the elipse took, draw a circle, filled with light grey. Right click on the shape layer and click "Rasterize layer". Se ...more

News : 6 Places to Get Canon 5D Help Online

Since our Canon 5D World is just starting out, there's not a lot of activity in the forum. If you have a question about your 5D or 5D Mark II, then ask away. But there are other communities on the Web that already have great information from its members. Hopefully, the Canon 5 ...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 : Record Your Mac's Screen for Free Using QuickTime

When a friend asks me what screen recording software is best to use, I always say the same thing—you don't need any! Even though it's been around since 2009, many Mac owners do not realize that they have a powerful screen recording software built right into OS X. You can reco ...more

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