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: 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: 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: Make a professional Google Chrome logo in Photoshop

The tutorial shows you how to make a professionally looking Google Chrome logo in Photoshop CS4. To start, download the Google Chrome logo, as well as an Earth picture, in a Zip file from Inteltuts. Next, open the logo file in Photoshop CS4, turn the white background layer into transparent, and transform the logo by de-saturating the picture, but make sure you leave the blue center area untouched. The last step is to transform the Earth picture so that it fits right into the center of the des...

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: 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 cartoon landscapes using Photoshop

Have you ever wanted to create cartoon landscapes using Photoshop but don't know how? In this video tutorial you will learn how to create simple cartoon-like backgrounds and landscapes from within Photoshop. Learn to use the pen tool to create a work path. Create cartoon landscapes using Photoshop.

How To: Create a paper scroll in Photoshop

In this video tutorial by Tasktutorial, learn how to make a paper scroll in Photoahop. Select the rounded rectangle tool and draw a shape similar to the shape shown. Open layer options. Go to gradient. Select the indicated gradient and delete the marker shown. Adjust the other markers as indicated and use the control+g shortcut to duplicate the layer. Position the shape as shown and using the pen tool draw the paper outline by clicking and holding to obtain the required shape. move the paper ...

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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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 colorful glowing neon lines in Photoshop

In this video the instructor demonstrates how to make colorful glowing neon lines in Photoshop. To do this, open a new canvas in Photoshop of 1280 X 720 pixels. First make the background black. Add a new layer to it. On the new layer, using the pencil in the path mode, make a shape of a neon light, which is basically a curved line as shown in the video. Now go to the brush tool and set the hardness to 100. Now go back to the canvas, use the pencil, right click on the curve and select the stro...

How To: Apply a grain texture effect using Photoshop

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make grain textures in Photoshop. First, click add layer mask to an open image. Add a filter to this mask and by going to the texturizer option. Adjust the settings to your liking. Click okay to continue. The mask will make the texture transparent. Go to image adjustments and levels to adjust the intensity of the grain. Click okay to save the settings. Select the layer and then choose the color you want the grain to be. Make sure to lock transparent...

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: 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: Swap faces using Photoshop CS4

In this how to video, you will learn how to swap faces using Photoshop. First, find two images that you want to swap. Select the lasso tool and trace around the face in the first image. Copy and paste it into the second image. From here, line up the eyes to the face. Next, you will have to match the face to the head by going to the hue and saturation window. Check the clipping mask before changing the settings. Next, adjust the settings until the face matches the skin color. Next, go to the b...

How To: Change a dress color using Photoshop

If you're using Adobe's Photoshop CS5 and want to change the color of someone's dress in a photo, this tutorial will show you how to do it. This how to is detailed, and shows a step by step guide for going from red to green, blue to yellow, basically any change you want to make! Photoshop is a powerful photo editing tool and with this trick you can choose the color of people's clothing instead of being stuck with what they were actually wearing.

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 stylish text in Photoshop

This video tutorial by tasktutorial shows you how to create stylish text in Photoshop. Launch Photoshop and select the type tool and choose myriad-pro font light. Create a text field and type in the text as indicated. Increase the font size and location as desired. Thereafter open the layer options, choose a gradient and create a new gradient by selecting the color as required. Apply a white color outer glow change the size, range and opacity. If you want to add more text create a new layer a...

How To: Fix backlighting problems in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Want to fix a backlit picture after the fact? 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 CS5 video guide.

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