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: 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: 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: 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: Create a simple folder in Adobe Photoshop

Need a little help with your new Adobe Photoshop graphics editing program? Working with Photoshop can be a bit tough if you don't know what you're doing, so instead of getting out the books, check out this 'no nonsense' video tutorial to learn how to create a simple folder in Adobe Photoshop. Photo manipulating and editing is always tricky, so just watch to see how to create a simple folder, for beginners.

How To: Adjust luminance with the Levels command in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this clip, you'll learn how to adjust luminance with the Levels command in 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 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 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 crystal effect look in Photoshop

The video opens up with an introduction from the video sponsor, "Godly Tutorials. It then goes to a screen displaying the basic Photoshop screen. Once there, he opens up an image that is completely black. After that he opens up an image editing window that displays the color scale and also displays various effects. He then picks one of the crystal like effects displayed in the window as well as a color described as baby blue. Once the he changes the layer and adds another crystal effect to th...

How To: Make studio portrait backgrounds in Photoshop

Want to add a studio portrait background to a photo after the fact? With Adobe Photoshop, it's easy. 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 digitally add portrait backgrounds to your images.

How To: Restore and colorize black & white photos in Photoshop

In this three-part tutorial series, you'll learn how to touch up and colorize a black-and-white photograph in Adobe Photoshop. 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...

How To: Retouch portraits using Photoshop

This is one of the longer Photoshop tutorials but it goes over a lot of good tricks to enhance portraits. Some tools included are Liquify, adding catch lights, and skin tone adjustments by the numbers. See how to make every school photo or family portrait picture perfect! You can even make everyone smiling. Retouch portraits using Photoshop - Part 1 of 3.

How To: Add keylines and borders to your images in Adobe Photoshop Elements

Interested in adding a keyline or border to an image? With PSE, it's easy. And 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: Use the text tool in Photoshop

This guy has a lot to say about using the text tool in Photoshop, so he put it all into a 4 part video. Part one covers create, select and edit Text, Point Text and Paragraph Text options. Part two covers Options bar, Great Shortcuts, Character Pallet and Resets. Part three covers Text align, Paragraph palette, Hyphenation and Justification. Part four covers Text for Web, Text Wrap, Text Masking.

How To: Create a 3D ice effect in Photoshop

In this video, viewers learn how to work with Photoshop CS4 Extended, specifically the 3D construction and editing engine. This video contains voice narration for guidance and a visual demonstration for viewers to easily follow along. Viewers will learn how to create a cool abstract 3D shape which is different every time it is made and some cool techniques on how to convert it to a smooth icy looking shape. This will benefit those viewers who use Photoshop and wish to create an realistic icy ...

How To: Fix Blurry Photos in Photoshop

It's very easy to get a slightly blurry photograph due to a moving subject, camera shake, or just an incorrect auto-focus, but you don’t have to let that ruin an otherwise terrific picture. All it takes is a little finesse in Photoshop or another photo editing software. This guide covers sharpening a blurry image using Photoshop specifically.

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: Remove shadows from a photo in Photoshop

Photoshop remains one of the coolest digital editing tools of all time, and if you're a user, you're likely discovering new tricks every day. One of the most helpful tricks is removing a shadow from an object, such as a face, a car, a cat, a dog or like this tutorial, a child. This excellent tutorial walks you through each and every step to show you how to use Adobe Photoshop to make those shadows vanish. Check it out and clean up your photos today!

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 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: Create a glowing particle dust effect in Photoshop

Photoshop might be the best software out there for creating effects on text and other still images. This video will show you how to create one really cool effect in Photoshop on a title. The creator calls this a glowing particles dust effect, and that sounds about right. The end result is words that are surrounded by a unique cloud of glowing particle dust. It looks really cool, and should really spice up your website or film titles.

How To: Draw realistic eyelashes in Photoshop

This video demonstrates how to draw eyelashes using Adobe Photoshop and a graphics tablet. You need three tools to draw eyelashes: Soft Round Brush, Smudge Tool, and Eraser. Create a new layer. On the upper eyelid, draw each eyelash with Soft Round Brush (color: black, width 17px, opacity 100%). Use Smudge Tool (width 45 and straight 25%) on the eyelashes to straighten them. Use Eraser (width 65 and opacity 100%) if necessary. Create a new layer and use the same tools for the bottom of the ey...

How To: Photoshop a person into a picture easily

If you've ever had a friend who was unable to make a birthday party or graduation due to scheduling, sometimes it can depressing. Especially if you always take pictures with each other for any occasion. Well in this tutorial, you will find out how to Photoshop a person into a picture easily. It's just a cheap, easy way to show that no matter what, nothing can seperate you two. Enjoy!

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: 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...

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