How To: Use x-ray techniques in Photoshop to show naked skin through clothing (NSFW)

Do those new naked body scanners have you freaked out at the airports? As far as the TSA is concerned, those x-ray machines are here to stay, but you might as well take comfort in knowing that airport security guards aren't the only ones looking at your private parts. Practically anyone with a computer can manage to see through your clothes, and it's all thanks to a little program called Photoshop. Thanks, Adobe.

How To: Create a Shepard Fairey "Hope" poster in Photoshop

Ash Davies believes that it is important to understand how to properly use Photoshop, especially with the Obama "Hope" posters that have become increasingly popular. The first step is to cut out the image that you want to use for the poster. To do this, you have to use the polygon tool and trace around the object you wish. After done, select Layer via cut to separate. Creating a new layer and choose color fde5a9 for the background layer. After this, you can create the different blue and red l...

How To: Change a person's sex in an image editing program

Want to change someone's sex in Adobe Photoshop—making a boy look like a girl or a girl a boy? This clip will get you started. 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 latest iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this video guide.

How To: Make your own passport size photo

This video instructs the watcher on how to create a passport-sized photo in Photoshop. First, open Photoshop and choose the image that you want using the "Browse" option. Then go to "image", from there "select image size" and select the image size you want (e.g. 35 mm by 43 mm). Next, under "File", go to "select new" and select the size of the paper you use in your printer. Select image and move it to the new file. Copy it as many times as you want in that file. Save, then print. Watch this v...

How To: Isolate one color with Adobe Photoshop

This how to will teach you how to single out one color with Adobe's Photoshop CS5. This technique will work with other versions of PS as well. With this trick, you'll be able to create some fantastic effects, make colors pop, or simply highlight something you want to show off. It's not hard to do, and a useful things to know if you're planning on putting your Photoshop skills to use in a professional manner. Now you can remove all but one color in Photoshop.

How To: Remove camera flash hotspots in Photoshop

This video gives detailed instructions for removing a hotspot or flash reflection in a photo by using layers and masks. Start by adding a new blank layer and naming it something like Flash Suppress. You will use a special blending mode for this layer called darken. With your paintbrush you will loosely paint out the hotspot, having selected the color tone that you need with the eyedropper tool. Later on you can use layer masks to clean this up. Adjust the opacity of the layer until you have t...

How To: Make basic animation or moving images in Photoshop

This video shows the process of making animations in the image program Photoshop. It shows users how to open up and navigate the animation dialogue box in Photoshop by adding frames with variations on the image to be animated, with attention to using as many frames as needed to ensure a "clean" looking animation (one that is not jumpy but rather has smooth transitions). In closing, the instructor shows its viewers which options to select on the animation settings (particularly noteworthy is t...

How To: Create a sports card in Photoshop

The one thing missing from you baseball card collection is card of yourself when you were playing in your little league baseball game. Maybe you want your son or daughter to be immortalized forever, just like the professionals. Photoshop can help. This video tutorial will show you how to create a sports card in Photoshop. This applies not only to baseball, but also hockey, football, soccer, basketball, etc., etc. This makes a great gift for any sports collector! Now you just have to find that...

How To: Remove stains, dirt and discoloration in Photoshop

Want to touch up an old printed photograph? 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 from the folks at Britec Computer Systems. This video offers a step-by-step guide on how to get rid of unwanted stains, dirt and discoloration using Adobe Photoshop.

How To: Change an object's color in Photoshop using magic wand

Use the "Magic Wand" tool to select the color you wish to change. The next step is to open the replace color box. Go to Image > Adjustments > Replace Color. After the Replace Color box is open, you may have to select the color that you want to change in the image. Sometimes, it will automatically select the color you're changing, but sometimes you will have to use the Eyedropper Tool and click a hue of the color you wish to change. After the color is selected in the "Replace Color" box, you c...

How To: Transplant a person from one picture to another

Getting the perfect shot is difficult, so when you finally get that perfect picture of yourself, you want to enhance it as much as possible. But if this perfect picture took place in a humdrum location like the bathroom or your living room and you want to glorify your face even more by surrounding it with, say, an island paradise, you can transplant your head (and body) using Photoshop.

How To: Install fonts in Photoshop

In this how to video, you will learn how to install fonts on to a computer running Windows. First, go to the start menu and go to control panel. From here, double click on fonts. Next, select install new font. From here, browse your folders to the folder you have saved your downloaded fonts. Once it is selected, press okay to add the font to your current list of fonts. You can check if the font can be used by opening up Photoshop. Create a new file and then press the text icon. From here, you...

How To: Use layers to place one object behind another in Adobe Photoshop Elements

Want to place an object behind your subject in PSE? 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 program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Create an engraved text effect in Photoshop

In this video, we learn how to create an engraved text effect in Photoshop. First, start a new document in Photoshop and make it as large as you want it. Now, select the foreground color as a dark gray. Next, grab the rectangle tool and draw a shaped layer, making the color whatever you want it to be. Now, go to "layer", then "layer style", and "gradient overlay". Go to the gradient bar and mix light and dark grays or black to make a metal or chrome look as you prefer. After this, write in yo...

How To: Make a colorful abstract background in Photoshop

CreativeIceDesigns teaches you how to make a colorful abstract background using Adobe Photoshop. Go to File - New and make it 1280 x 720 pixels. Make the background black. Use the Lasso tool to make a star shape and fill it with white. Go to Filter - Blur - Radial Blur, amount 100%, zoom best. Go to Filter - Radial Blur. Then Filter - Stylize - Find Edges. Press CTRL + I to invert. Go to Filter - Distort - Twirl - 300 and press OK Duplicate this layer. Go to Filter - Distort - Twirl and choos...

How To: Change Skin Tone in Photoshop

With Photoshop, it's super-easy to change or adjust a skin tone. The process uses some basic selection and color adjustment tools, and is a fun way to make a friend's face green or lessen the effects of overly strong, sometimes even orange, makeup.

How To: Photoshop car rims onto a car

JdudeTutorials shows how to Photoshop the rims of a photo of a car, either for previewing different options for your vehicle or just for fun. Open the photo of the car (preferably shot from the side) in Adobe Photoshop. Open the desired rim photo. On the rim, use the lasso or magnetic lasso tool to select the rim from the background. Then copy the selected area and paste it into the car photo. Select the layer with the rim, select "free transform" and resize the image to fit the car's rim siz...

How To: Find out how you will look with a piercing using Photoshop

If you're thinking about getting a piercing, but aren't sure how it will make you look, you can use a program like Photoshop or GIMP to edit in a fake piercing. Start with a photo of yourself, with the area you are considering piercing shown prominently. Then find a picture of someone with the same kind of piercing that you want, and then use some of the editing tools and tricks in photoshops to see how it will look on you!

How To: Remove date and time stamps from your photos

There are various ways to remove the timestamp on your photos using Photoshop. You can use the crop too and crop out the photo, but then you'll lose parts of the photo as well. You can use the patch tool, and draw a border around the date, then drag the date to another area, let go and press ctrl+D. The time will disappear and the area will be patched up with surrounding colors. Another method is to use the spot helium brush tool, and simply just brush over the text, and the spot helium brush...

How To: Make a GIF animation on Photoshop CS3

Adobe Photoshop has several cool features you probably did not know about. One such feature is that Photoshop allows you to animate a picture. Watch as this video walks you through the easy steps of making a basic GIF animation in Adobe Photoshop version CS3 in a matter of minutes. Have fun!

How To: Make Someone Look Skinny with the Liquify Tool in Adobe Photoshop

Want to know how to remove a digitally tag from a garment for (in this case) a pair of shoes? 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 program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

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