In this episode of Pixel Perfect, Bert shows us how to create flowing water and a photo-realistic splash effect in Photoshop. Perfect for a water fall or other water features, you'll be able to use these flowing water and splash effects in many Photoshop works of art.
Water Effects on Photoshop
Learn how to create a cool blurred water effect in Photoshop.
Want to know how to quickly create a reflection effect in Photoshop CS4 or CS5? 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 p ...more
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
This video series shows one method to produce an artistic watercolor effect from a photo. Instruction also incudes tip for "actionizing" this method, in Photoshop. Remember, this is an artistic idea so make your own interpretations and additions! Part 1 of 6 - How to Create an ...more
This image editing software tutorial shows you how to create a cool watercolor or ink blot effect on photos in Photoshop. This is a simple and cool effect to make your photos look like they have been painted or made out of an ink/watercolour mark. See how to get painterly in P ...more
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
This Photoshop describes how to simulate the water reflection on scenery. First, create an image and add it to any photo. The added image should not contain water in them. The video shows displacement map to create the ripple effect. It is highly saturated and pure.
In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create water drops on an object. Making a realistic water droplet effect is easier than you think. Watch and learn how to add water drops to images in Photoshop.
This video offers Photoshop users a detailed procedure for adding simulated water droplets to photographs. A male voice-over describes each step in a conversational tone, and his instructions are easy to follow and apply. As he narrates, each step is carried out on screen, all ...more
This software tutorial shows you how to work with the water paper filter in Photoshop CS3. This is one of the sketch filters in Photoshop that will help you make your images look more like watercolors or sketches. In this tutorial you will use the water paper filter to create ...more
If you are planning on making a diorama for a school project or anything else, using real like effects can be a big boost. Water effects can have a great looking effect, but using actual water can be messy and won't get the job done. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how t ...more
In this tutorial, Creative Cow contributing editor Carl Larsen shows you how to approach a 2.5D rig removal shot using Photoshop, After Effects and the Mocha AE tracker. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and media production professionals i ...more
With this thorough guide, you'll learn how to color correct footage in After Effects of Photoshop using the Curves tool. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself wit ...more
Want to grab some great shots at your friend or family member's wedding? Create a glowing, diffused, soft focus wedding photo effect through the power of Adobe Photoshop CS4. Add a whole lot of "mood" to an image by softening and increasing contrast, that also features a vigne ...more
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
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
This software tutorial is just a very rough overview showing the process of making a cutout animation using Photoshop and After Effects. The tutorial should give you enough ideas about the process to start creating your own cutout animations if you are familiary with Photoshop ...more
Here's a few Photoshop effects that you can use to enhance an image for some really cool looks.
Learn about Layer Styles (drop shadow, bevel & emboss, etc.) in Photoshop and how to use them to create text 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
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
Create cool backgrounds and effects using various Photoshop filters and layers.
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
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.
Watch to learn how to turn an ordinary photo into an interesting photo using special effects either created by you or provided by Photoshop.
In this how to video, you will learn how to make a reflection in water using Photoshop. First, open the image in Photoshop. Select the crop tool and select the whole photo. Click and drag the lower part down. Select the rectangular marquee tool and select the picture. Click on ...more
In this video tutorial you will learn to use the lasso tool to create a non-uniform vignette on your images. Learn to set the feather radius and the Hue/Saturation tool. Knowledge of layers is essential to fully understand the tutorial.
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
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
This tutorial shows you how to make realistic looking water flow out of a tap or faucet using Photoshop. This is a still image and not an animation.
Sometimes, a project requires you to go back and fix or adjust something you created in Photoshop. Today, Bert takes us with him as he fills a once empty water glass, and fixes a reflection on one of his older pieces using the spherize tool in Photoshop.
Learn best practices for lighting your canvas in Adobe Photoshop. Whether you're new to computer graphics, new to Adobe Photoshop CS4 or a seasoned design professional just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to like this free video software tutorial. ...more
This tutorial shows you an example of how to rotoscope footage using After Effects CS4 and Photoshop CS4. See what tools, masks and brushes are able to help you rotoscope and learn how to use the selection and painting tools in Photoshop to efficiently rotoscope. Then, see how ...more
In this Olympic-inspired tutorial, Corey teaches an effect where he extracts areas of an image in Photoshop and then animates them using After effects in order to create a 3D movement effect with the image. Watch and see how to turn a photo of a splash, into an actual animated ...more
This is a pretty cool tutorial that shows you how to add realistic water drops to any picture in Photoshop. If it wasn't a rainy day before, it can be now! The audio is a bit low res, but the technique is solid. Make realistic water drops in Photoshop. Click through to watch t ...more
You can create some great image effects when you combine Google SketchUp with other graphics software such as Photoshop or Gimp. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the fog setting in SketchUp to create a depth map that you can use in Adobe Photoshop f ...more
Mimicking reality in Photoshop is a pain, but it's certainly achievable and quite laudable if you do a fine job. If you would like to create lifelike water reflections using Photoshop, this tutorial is the place to go. Check out the video to learn how to create photo-realistic ...more
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.
Learn how to create eye-catching gradient and layer blend color effects in Photoshop CS4. 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 ...more
Chad Perkins shows how to use the Bezier pen tool in Photoshop, Flash, and After Effects. Perkins attempts to shed light on how the tool can be used and dispels certain misconceptions about the pen tool. The pen tool allows users to create various types of paths, either open o ...more
This video shows you how to use the history brush in Photoshop. This is one way to add effects to images.
The universal solvent takes center stage as Bert demonstrates how to create realistic looking water droplets and explains how in imaging it is important to study reality in order to re-create it.
In this tutorial, learn how to create the appearance of text being written with a liquid using Adobe After Effects. This clip will show you how to use CC Glue Gun, Fractal Noise, CC Toner, Turbulent Displace and CC Mr. Mercury effects to create this cool illusion. This video i ...more
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
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!
Want to draw a quick scene in Photoshop that contains mountains, clouds and water. Just watch this video. You start with a rough sketch of the mountains and other elements of the scene using a round brushes of varying sizes. The presenter stresses on keeping in mind, the ligh ...more
In this two-part video tutorial from Adobe Beginner Classes, Join Dennis Radeke as he gives a few of his favorite shortcuts in Adobe Photoshop CS3, an introduction to text animation presets in After Effects and some crucial tips on how to record a better voice over track. All ...more
Get ready for a whole new way to work in After Effects CS4! Adobe is finally releasing Creative Suite 4 and a new tool that will allow you to integrate 3D objects from Photoshop 3D in After Effects. Mark Christiansen shows you what to expect with After Effects' implementation ...more
If you have a still image from Photoshop that you want to use in After Effects, how do you get the file to work properly? This video covers this question, showing you the preparations involved with taking a print design and preparing it for use in Adobe After Effects. Importin ...more
In this video tutorial, Aharon Rabinowitz shares tips on working with Photoshop and Illustrator Text, as well as a few other text-related hints in After Effects. These tips will keep you from having to go back to Photoshop to edit the text. Use Photoshop & Illustrator text in ...more
In this tutorial Dave Cross experiments with the color range command and goes to work on a portrait to create some creative variations of the image. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers M ...more
This Photoshop software tutorial shows you how to add lightning effects to a monster castle scene in Photoshop CS3. ZAP! Remove the background behind lightning and flame images so you can add special Layer Effects, and avoid Blending Modes when necessary. Whatever your lightni ...more
Adobe Photoshop CS4 is the industry-standard software for perfecting digital images and is ideal for professional photographers, serious amateur photographers, and graphic designers. In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, you'll learn how to use effects and paint tools in Photoshop ...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.
This After Effects tutorial from Andrew Kramer shows you how to create water droplets on the lens with DOF (Depth of Field). Learn about settings for the MR Mercury filter as well. Create water droplets on the lens in After Effects CS3. Click through to watch this video on vid ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to put layers and blend modes to creative use when using 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 the lates ...more
No other operating system can create this awesome effect. Sure, not many people will want to use this fire effect, but this is just one of the many perks of owning a Ubuntu system. This video will show you how to use this fire paint effect via an eye candy plugin that enables ...more
In this episode of Final Cut Help, Richard Harrington takes a look at keyframing the three way color corrector in FCP. As details change in a movie clip you can have the filter adjust its values over time. This example uses a video of a bird starting in a bright sky and ending ...more
In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Michael Park shows you how to create a realistic 3d earth, complete with clouds and atmosphere, using only After Effects' built in effects. Special attention will be given to combining multiple instances of the CC Sphere effect to cr ...more