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How To: Download & install free brush patterns from Brusheezy

This clip offers instruction on how to find, download and install free brushes for Adobe Photoshop. 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: Create a photo-on-canvas look in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, learn how to convert regular photos into works of art that create a painted on effect. By using the right brush tool, a regular picture can be made to look as though it was painted onto a canvas with real brush strokes. This tutorial shows us how to use different types of brush presets loaded in Photoshop in conjunction with a new layer to create a canvas effect. The result is photo converted into a painting.

How To: Add line frames in Photoshop

Don't know how to add some line frames in Photoshop? Well, this video teaches the viewers how to exactly add line frames, or borders for their images using Photoshop. First of all, change the background layer into a normal layer. Next, go to image size and add in some more pixels in order to allow room for the border. Next, add another layer and set it to transparent. Now select where you want your border to be, then go to strokes, and select a color. At this point, the viewer should have a b...

How To: Draw realistic hair in Photoshop

Stephanie Valentin will show you how to draw realistic hair in Photoshop. Add a new layer of paint to shape the hair, and do it with a round brush. Create hairs all around the shape with a smudge tool. Then add a new layer and draw a line with a soft round brush and smudge tool. Repeat the last step several times drawing more hair if you want. Add a new layer and add some light with a smudge brush and a round brush. When done, adjust the layer of opacity. Again, add another layer and add ligh...

How To: Crop an image in Adobe Photoshop CS2

In this how-to video, you will learn how to crop an image using Adobe Photoshop CS4. First, open Photoshop and open the image you want to crop. Next, press filter and select the edge hollow tool. Carefully draw around the image you want to crop. Once this is done, click on the fill tool and left click in the middle of the image. Now, press preview to see if you missed any spots. You can clean these spots up by pressing the clean up tool. This will allow you to erase these particular spots. On...

How To: Create a digital photo montage in Adobe Photoshop

Create digital photo montages in 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 simple montages with digital photographs.

How To: Crop and resize images in Adobe Photoshop CS2

When using Adobe Photoshop being able to crop and resize an image is essential. This live demonstration shows you step by step directions for these useful functions. To crop, select a certain area and hit enter, everything not selected will be deleted. If you mess up you can undo. This is a great way to take a large picture and only use the parts you want to concentrate on. Video also shows how to resize picture using width and height or mega pixels. Gives tips on how to keep your picture fro...

How To: Make someone look like a punk by giving them a fake eybrow piercing

Want to prank a friend by making them look like a punk? Or get revenge by showing the picture to their parents? Or maybe you just want to see what you would look like wiht an eyebrow piercing yourself. Start with a photo of your subject, one with the eyebrow prominently shown, and then follow the steps in this tutorial to add a fake eyebrow piercing using the tools and techniques in Adobe Photoshop.

How To: Create a Matrix background effect in Photoshop

First thing to do is to create a new pic image called matrix. The next thing you want to do is to change the width and the height of your picture, as well as the resolution. Pick any background color you want, take the paint bucket tool and fill the background. To get the matrix code, go to Filter, Texture, and then finally Grain. You want to set the intensity to 90, contrast to 50, and grain type should be vertical. To get the grain to be green, you press Ctrl+U, press colorize and drag the ...

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: Create a multicolor text effect in Photoshop

This Adobe Photoshop tutorial teaches you how to perform a multicolor text effect for use of logos and graphics. In this example, the graphic artist types each number in 2012 on separate layers. Then he turns down the opacity and overlaps the numbers. He takes the first number on its own layer and creates a red to pink gradient. Then he pastes the layer style on the rest of the numbers and changes the gradient colors so they are all different.

How To: Turn a photo into a drawing with Photoshop

In this how to video, you will learn how to turn a photo into a line drawing in Photoshop. First, open your image in Photoshop. Create three layers of the same photo. The top two layers will be worked with. The bottom layer will remain the same. Take the top layer and change it to color dodge. Select control and I on the keyboard to invert it. Go to filter and blur to choose Gaussian blur. If you have dark lines, use a small amount of blur. You can use a lot of blur to get a unique look. Clic...

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: Make 3D text in Adobe Photoshop CS3/CS4

3D seems to be all the rage right now. You don't want a logo that is behind the times! In this tutorial, learn how to make text look 3D using Adobe Photoshop CS3 or CS4. Your graphics will look much more up to date and really pop out of the page with this cool technique.

How To: Look dead in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial the instructor shows how to do retouching to produce undead skin makeup. This video shows how to make a convincing, undead like, vampire skin make up. First open a image of the face which you want to make it look like undead face. Go to the channels panel and make a selection of just the face with the skin and exclude the rest of the head which includes the hair and other stuff. Now open a new adjustment layer and open the color balance tool. Fist select the mid ton...

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: 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: Posterize images for a comic book effect in Photoshop

In this clip, you'll learn how to create a simple comic book effect 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: Photoshop car rims onto a car

JdudeTutorials shows how to Photoshop the rims of a photo of a car, either for previewing different options for your vehicle or just for fun. Open the photo of the car (preferably shot from the side) in Adobe Photoshop. Open the desired rim photo. On the rim, use the lasso or magnetic lasso tool to select the rim from the background. Then copy the selected area and paste it into the car photo. Select the layer with the rim, select "free transform" and resize the image to fit the car's rim siz...

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: 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!