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: 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: 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: Create custom backgrounds in Photoshop CS3

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 3, or CS3, is the industry-standard application for digital photo manipulation. It is ideal for professional photographers, serious amateur photographers, and graphic designers. Having the software, however, isn't enough; you'll need to know how to use it. In this CS3 tutorial, you'll learn how to create custom backgrounds in Adobe Photoshop CS3. Create custom backgrounds in Photoshop CS3.

How To: Batch watermark with Photoshop Actions

Do you have a lot of pictures, but you don't want to go through the trouble watermarking them one by one? This is a video that explains how to batch process your images for watermarking. It goes through creating a watermark, writing an action and batch processing it in Photoshop.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Remove blue haze from photos in Photoshop

Learn how you can remove the blue haze from photos in Photoshop with this tutorial! 1. Select any image and right click on the menu click on Levels. 2. Select each and every channel and set input levels for red, blue and green and see the preview of the image. Set as RGB in Channels. 3. Now, click on "Sample in image to set gray points" and click on the area of the image which need to be set gray click on ok button. 4. From the picture icons select eye dropper and make sure it is set as 5 by ...

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: Create and save large poster art in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this clip, you'll learn how to export poster art for high-resolution printing when working in 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 latest iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this video guide.

How To: Simulate the texture of canvas in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a realistic canvas texture within Adobe Photoshop CS5. 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 comet/shooting star sing Photoshop CS4

There aren't any words in the silent instructional tutorial video, but if you watch carefully, you'll learn the exact steps necessary to create a phenomenal looking shooting star or comment with nice looking special effects that are achievable in Photoshop. First you'll select a circular region with the selection tool, then you fill it with white. Next you'll use brush settings to create a brush stroke that straight and fades over time to create the comet's tail. Then you'll use Photoshop's l...

How To: Use the soft light layer mode in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we learn how to use the soft light layer mode in Photoshop with Yanik Chauvin. This will reduce gray in the picture. First, duplicate the layer and then click on the blending mode menu. Click on the soft light option, then your photo will adjust and have saturation in it. The flatness will be removed from the image and the gamma will be increased. If you find this too strong, you can go into the opacity slider and adjust this to what you think fits your picture. When finishe...

How To: Create a night vision effect in Photoshop

Don't know how to create the night vision effect using Photoshop? Well, this video is the solution for you. First of all, select the image that you want to create the effect on. Then you need to open up a new black and white adjustment layer. In the setting box that pops up, go under the preset drop down box and select red filter. Next, go down and check the tint box. After wards, the viewers can set their own photo and saturation base on their own preference.

How To: Create digital drapes in Adobe Photoshop

In the mood for a little digital decadence? Learn how to create virtual drapes using Adobe Photoshop. 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 generate fabric-like textures in Photoshop.

How To: Create a color splash effect in Sony Vegas Pro 9

This is a quick tutorial on how to create kind of a cool looking color splash on your videos using Sony Vegas Pro 9. Choose a certain color to stand out in the video all while the rest of the video is in black and white. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detaile...

How To: Create a speech bubble in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial video from Tasktutorial, the host leads you through the process of creating a speech bubble in Photoshop. As you watch this video and follow along with the host, you will learn how to create a speech bubble, like they use in the comics. You will also learn how to add color and blur effects to it, to give it a more three dimensional feel, as well as how to use the stroke effect to give it that comic book outline when you're done.

How To: Photoshop someone into an image

This video tutorial is in the Software category which will show you how to "Photoshop' someone into an image. It is like cutting and pasting one image over another. First open both the images. Ctrl and click the person's image that you want to move over. Drag the cut out image over the other picture where you want to superimpose it. Then click "edit', resize, rotate and position the image where you desire. Then go to "Image Adjustments' and adjust the brightness and contrast to match with the...

How To: Make a rotating SWF logo in Photoshop

This video shows how to make a rotating SWF logo in Photoshop. Choose any desired logo that will be used later in the SWF file. Save the logo to the desktop. Use any kind of editing pogram. Make sure we only have what we want showing the area coloured with small squares is invisible. Open any version of Adobe Flash. Create a new "Actionscript 2" file. Then set workspace size to 240X320 and background color to match the picture we choose before. Make sure we select Flash Lite 2.0. Then go to F...

How To: Use the Burn, Dodge & Sponge tools in Photoshop CS2

In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use the Burn, Dodge and Sponge tools. Learn how to create a certain look with these great tools. The main idea is to experiment! Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Use the Burn, Dodge & Sponge tools in Photoshop CS2.

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