How To: Soften skin, control color & tones in Photoshop CS4

Learn about skin softening techniques and the controlling of color and tones when working in Adobe Photoshop! Whether you're new to computer graphics, new to Adobe Photoshop CS4 or a seasoned design professional just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to like this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started managing skin tones in Photoshop yourself, watch this designer's guide!

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: Retouch photos in Photoshop CS2

This video gives another iteration of a digital makeover, using Mama's Powder w/sharpen action. This series will highlight some advanced masking techniques; rubilith and quick mask modes, and adjust makeup colors using Levels Adjustments rather than Curves. Hopefully this will broaden your understanding of mixing color using a different type of adjustment, in Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.

How To: Use the Puppet Warp tool in Adobe Photoshop CS5

This video offers instructions on how to use the all-new Puppet Warp tool in Adobe Photoshop CS5. 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 Puppet Warp tool yourself, watch this video lesson.

How To: Create animated flames in Photoshop

In this tutorial, learn how to make an animated fire flame effect in Photoshop. Step by step instructions are gone over on how to create this perfect addition to any animation or presentation. Create fire flames in Photoshop with help from this tutorial. Create animated flames in Photoshop.

How To: Design a car license plate in Photoshop

In this video you will learn how to design how to create a license plate in Adobe Photoshop. To do that that just follow these instructions: Create a new file with 1000x1000 px. Then create a new layer, pick a white color and make a rectangle with the rounded rectangle tool. Use the Rectangular Tool to create a new rectangle on a new layer like in the video. Now color the rectangle and merge the layers. Add the effects for the layers and make a new layer to create the stars for the license pl...

How To: Add extreme contrast in Photoshop

Oftentimes, a photo may not capture the true vibrancy of color in real life, but Photoshop can fix that. Photos with lots of color can be given even greater hue saturation by adding extreme contrast in Photoshop. By using multiple effects, including overlay blend modes and noise across multiple layers, a picture's color intensity can be made more bold with these techniques. By following the steps in this video, colors can be made more vibrant using extreme contrast with Photoshop software.

How To: Create a wood photo frame in Photoshop

In this video tutorial by photoshopuniverse you learn how to create a wood photo frame in Photoshop for your photos. Take the photo that you want to add a frame to, open it in Photoshop. Open the layers palette and double click to convert to a regular layer and increase the canvas size of the image to the required thickness of the frame. Create a new layer and fill in with the wooden pattern. Apply a mask and reveal the photo as shown. Apply the desired effects bevel and emboss to get the woo...

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: 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: Change lip color & shade in Photoshop

Forget to put on lipstick before a photo? Or perhaps you want to spice up an old photo of someone you love. Well their is a way, as 4YouTutorial demonstrates step by step using Photoshop CS4. First upload a photo or image into Photoshop. Next access your Photoshop layers and delete the default locked layer. After, activate the zoom tool and zoom in on the photo where the lips are located. Next choose the quick selection tool (make sure it's on plus) and drag it over her lips. This process can...

How To: Create Scarface-style poster art effect in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use Photoshop to generate Scarface-style poster art. 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...

How To: Apply the 'Tom Goes to the Mayor' style to an image

This is an animation style which takes real pictures and outlines it to make you look almost cartoon-like. To start with you want to take a picture and get a cut out of the subject with the background transparent. Then get yourself a nice color for the outline and go to filter, sketch, and photocopy. This will look roughly like a colored outline of the subject but then you want to add some more touches by adding detail (usually around 3) and darkness (around 35 is nice).

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: Crop, resize and retouch images in IrFanView

This software tutorial takes a look at some of the editing capabilities inside of the freeware image viewing application IrfanView. Learn how to use IrfanView to crop, resize and retouch images. If you can't get your hands on Photoshop or a professional image editing software, download and try IrfanView for your basic editing needs.

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 an old faded newspaper effect in Photoshop

The video is about how an old stalled photographic image with faded backgrounds to a normal image. A nice clean digital image is taken and is mixed with a texture of a paper and produces a final composite image of all effects combined. The procedure is not that difficult but it needs to be followed in a proper order. First the paper texture is taken as a base and then the clean digital image is dragged onto this texture. The blending mode is adjusted from normal to multiplied blending mode, w...

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: Use the F shortcut key in Photoshop

Do you even know what the F key does? or what it stands for? We'll give you a hint - it helps you toggle between the different screen modes like full screen, standard screen, and maximized screen. So check out this Photoshop tutorial and see how to use the F shortcut key.

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: 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: Create an alpha channel in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this video tutorial, we learn how to create an alpha channel within 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: 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 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: Create actions for batch processing in Photoshop CS4

If you use Photoshop for work or regularly for fun, there are repetitive tasks that have probably made you want to throw your fancy monitor out the window to vent your boredom. Fortunately, there's help. This video will teach you how to create actions for batch processing in Photoshop CS4, allowing you to automate processes that you repeat regularly and saving you time and the money you would have spent on a new monitor.

How To: Make a rotating 3D text animation in Photoshop CS5

Learn how to create a rotating 3D text animation within Photoshop CS5 Extended! 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, which presents a complete step-by-step guide on how to create professional-caliber 3D text header animations in Photoshop.

How To: Replace a dull sky in Photoshop

Brighten skies with 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, which offers a step-by-step guide to enhancing dull skies using Photoshop's various color and contrast adjustment tools.

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.

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