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 overly strong, sometimes even orange, makeup.

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.

How To: Put a poster comp in another environment in Photoshop

This tutorial utilizes the Distort tool in order to convincingly put a comp of a poster into a second environment. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular graphics editor or a seasoned design professional looking to better acquaint yourself with the various features and functions of Photoshop, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this designer's guide.

How To: Fix dull colors in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial the instructor shows how to fix colors. It looks bad to have dull colors in your images. Now open the image in the Photoshop and go to image adjustments. Go to curves and start playing around with the curves in the RGB mode. When you change the curve you can see the change in the original images. Now adjusting the colors in the curves tool play around with the colors and this will get the colors brightened up. There are no stead fast rules but you need to play aroun...

How To: Selectively lighten or darken an image in Photoshop

This technique uses layers, blending modes, and brushes to achieve selective lightening & darkening of an image. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular graphics editor or a seasoned design professional looking to get better acquainted with the industry-standard app, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this designer's guide.

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: Remove green screen spill from a monster in Photoshop

This image editing software tutorial shows you how to extract a green screen background from behind a spock-like monster in Photoshop CS3. Learn how to remove the green spill of light that appears around the edges of images, that are shot against a green screen backdrop. This is an important step in cleanly extracting a background professionally in Photoshop. Especially if you want your monster scenes to look great!

How To: Create scars on a face in Photoshop

Whether you are just trying to play a prank on somebody, or you are a production designer for a low-budget movie, you might find this tutorial interesting. In this video tutorial you will learn to add scars to faces in Photoshop. You will use the lasso tool and noise filters to do the job. Create scars on a face in Photoshop.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Reshape a body with the liquify tool in Photoshop

This video relates to the software which narrates how to reshape a body with the "liquefy‚" tool in Photoshop retouching and how to use pro techniques to reshape and mold the body with the help of Photoshop scary powerful liquefy filter. He narrates how to select the tools to various shapes of the body. The brush to be used and brush pressure and brush width. He also narrates the technique to reshape the body. To obtain good results one should need to take time and show a bit of patience in g...

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: Make your photos look like they were taken with a great camera

If you take a lot of photos with your smartphone or cheap digital camera, you can see the difference compared to results from a pro camera. So, if you want to get a professional camera look without dropping the money, check out this video to learn how to enhance your pics. This trick works with Photoshop, or any photo editing software that has a selection tool, a gradient tool and a gaussian blur filter.

How To: Use Photoshop to create six pack abs

Who has time to go to the gym any more? Not to mention the money. And then there's all that heavy lifting if you do get there. Why not just fire up Photoshop and turn that 96 lb weakling into a gym monkey beefcake? This Photoshop editing technique for giving a similar look dodging and burning only a lot quicker. This is a technique was developed by Photoshop Guru Calvin Hollywood. This tutorial will show you how it's done. In no time at all you'll be faking out people with your touched up pho...

How To: Replace backgrounds in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Learn how to utilize Adobe Photoshop CS5's new content-aware fill feature to remove and replace existing backgrounds within your digital images. 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 CS5, you're sure to find something of value in this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started using the content-aware fill tool for quick, seamless edits, ...

How To: Create a jack o'lantern with a pumpkin in Photoshop

Photoshopuniverse shows the way to create a Jack-O-Lantern in Photoshop. At first you need to collect or take a photo of a pumpkin. Make a new layer, with a white background, then mask it. Fill it with black color. Now go to blending option and give inner shadow, inner glow, gradient layer and outer glow. The major color will be yellow. There will be also a thin stroke. Your brush is ready now with all its effects of a Jack-O-Lantern. After following this video, you can use the same effect an...

How To: Fade out photo edges in Adobe Photoshop CS3

With vintage-inspired, indie Etsy pictures being all the rage, isn't it about time you jumped on board the retro picture wagon? Whether you desire making that vignette of schoolbooks from the 1920's topped with mini celluloid deer look more aged and sophisticated or you simply want to endow your portraits with a more old timey feel, fading the edges of a picture is your easiest and quickest way to achieve instant vintage.

How To: Turn a photo into a drawing with Photoshop

In this how to video, you will learn how to turn a photo into a line drawing in Photoshop. First, open your image in Photoshop. Create three layers of the same photo. The top two layers will be worked with. The bottom layer will remain the same. Take the top layer and change it to color dodge. Select control and I on the keyboard to invert it. Go to filter and blur to choose Gaussian blur. If you have dark lines, use a small amount of blur. You can use a lot of blur to get a unique look. Clic...

How To: Remove makeup in Photoshop

This video tutorial is about removing makeup in a photo using Photoshop. To do this, first of all, open the photo. Then zoom in on the area where you want to remove the makeup. The tool that is to be used to remove makeup is the brush tool. It can be selected from the left pane. After that, on top there will be an option which says mode. Click on the option just near to that and a drop down menu appears. From that list, select the hue option or color option. Both the options serve the same pu...

How To: Use Photoshop to turn a photo into a greeting card

There's nothing like a greeting card to turn a frown upside down. In this day and age of emails and text messages, making your own greeting cards for someone can mean so much. From Valentine's Day to Christmas, greeting cards are a way to thank, welcome, congratulate, and even apologize to family or friends. So in this video tutorial, find out how to make greeting cards using a photo and the program Photoshop. Enjoy!

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 up that space. Now you can delete the background by selecting it with magic tool.

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.

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