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How To: Make an image into a text image 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 make an image into a text image in Adobe Photoshop. Photo manipulating and editing is always tricky, so just watch to see how to make an image into a text image, for beginners.

How To: Paint great lips in Adobe Photoshop CS3

If you are a seasoned veteran or a newcomer to digital painting in Adobe Photoshop CS3, making lips look great can be tough. In this great three-part video series, Neil Fontaine goes into great detail in each video, showing the amount of detail required to create great looking lips including different lighting and shading required to get the right amount of sheen off the lips.

How To: Use Rembrandt lighting for images in Photoshop

This Photoshop video series is going to explain how to create a chiaroscuro lighting effect on an image. This art form was made famous by the Italian artist Rembrandt. Part one covers the origin of terms and how to create chiaroscuro dramatic lighting. Part two has instructions for downloading the image, and some very basic workspace and preferences instructions for beginners. Part three covers Duplicate Image, File Info, File Size, Eyedropper Sample, Doc Status Bar, Panels/Palettes. Part fou...

How To: Create rotating planets and moons in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to create rotating planets and moons in Photoshop.

How To: Create a movie poster in Photoshop

This video shows step by step instructions on how to make a movie poster on Photoshop. The author merges two pictures together beautifully of a newly wedded couple on the beach. It goes very into debt and is easy to follow, even for beginners. This Photoshop tutorial is mostly for Mac users. The language is very simple and not very complicated. The video is not that long, around seven minutes. At the end he even puts in his own finishing touches of color that makes the poster come alive.

How To: Add a window light cast in Photoshop

In this video we are going to light cast a window so we can add more focus to the photos. First take unremarkable photo, then find a window image to transfer and select all Ctrl+a. After that copy it to the previous image. Click layer 1, then select the white space in the window that allows the sun light to pass by using magic tool quick select the part of the window. Delete the layer, after that go to adjustment layer, select levels. Adjust the level so that the color of the window is darker...

How To: Make stereoscopic 3D pictures with Photoshop

3D glasses are enjoying a renaissance right now, but the new ones are a far-cry from the red-and-blue affairs of your youth. Old-fashioned 2-color 3D pictures are called anaglyphs, and still have a very nostalgic appeal to many people. This video will show you how to make stereoscopic anaglyphs using Photoshop, allowing you to create all sorts of cool images to use that old pair of 3D glasses on.

How To: Resize a custom image using Adobe Photoshop CS4

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to resize a custom image using Adobe Photoshop CS4. Select your image. Click on ‘image’ tab and select ‘image size’ from the dropdown menu. In the ‘image size’ box you can change the height and width pixels. But, if you check the box ‘constrain proportions’, then when you change one pixel dimension, the other will automatically change. Similarly, for resizing drop shadows proportionately, check the ‘scale styles’ box. The ...

How To: Reshape and retouch a digital image in Adobe Photoshop

In this clip, you'll learn how to digitally reshape–or, more specifically, slim down—a body in Adobe Photoshop. 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: Enhance color & tone when retouching a sports photo in Photoshop CS5

In this video tutorial, we learn how to bring out color and enhance tone when retouching a sports photograph 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: Make realistic 3D shuriken with Photoshop & Cinema 4D

In this four-part tutorial, you'll learn how to create realistic 3D ninja throwing stars with Adobe Photoshop and Cinema 4D. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to enjoy this free video software tutorial. For more information, including complete instructions, watch this 3D modeler's guide.

How To: Design lower thirds in Adobe Photoshop

This is a two part video tutorial. Be sure to click on Chapters 2 as well to get the full tutorial. Taking a look at the popular technique of designing lower thirds and the process it takes to design these using Photoshop. Photoshop is the perfect solution for this task with the ability to mix text, texture, graphics and logos to create compelling titles for your show or video.

How To: Create a YouTube subscribe button in Photoshop

This task tutorial explains how to use Photoshop to create a YouTube subscribe button. First, select the rectangle tool and draw a bar. Select color options and deselect the color overlay. Then, go to gradient. Using the dropper tool, select the first and second color. Open layer options again and select the stroke color using the eyedropper tool. Increase the stroke size and change the position to inside. Click okay. Select type tool, create text field and type in the text. Open layer style ...

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: 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: 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: 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: Remove date and time stamps from your photos

There are various ways to remove the timestamp on your photos using Photoshop. You can use the crop too and crop out the photo, but then you'll lose parts of the photo as well. You can use the patch tool, and draw a border around the date, then drag the date to another area, let go and press ctrl+D. The time will disappear and the area will be patched up with surrounding colors. Another method is to use the spot helium brush tool, and simply just brush over the text, and the spot helium brush...

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: 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!