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How To: Use Photoshop to turn a photo into a greeting card

There's nothing like a greeting card to turn a frown upside down. In this day and age of emails and text messages, making your own greeting cards for someone can mean so much. From Valentine's Day to Christmas, greeting cards are a way to thank, welcome, congratulate, and even apologize to family or friends. So in this video tutorial, find out how to make greeting cards using a photo and the program Photoshop. Enjoy!

How To: Create shock style text in Photoshop

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to create shock style text in Photoshop. Go to the text tool and select it. Then select the font and a large size. Select white color and type in your text. Now create two copies of this text and select the original text. Then click on image > rotate canvas > 90 degrees clockwise. The text will turn by 90 degrees. Now go to filter > stylize > wind. Make sure under ‘method’, ‘wind’ is selected and under ‘direction’, select ‘from ...

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: Create a realistic rock texture using Photoshop

In this how to video, you will learn how to create a rock texture in Photoshop. First, open the program. Select your foreground as a gray color and the background as a darker gray. Go to filter and render clouds. Go to filter and noise to add noise. Add about 3 percent and click okay. Add a channel and click filter. Apply the difference clouds multiple times until you get something very dark. Add more noise and then fade the add noise filter. Go back to the original layer and go to filter and...

How To: Use a drawing pad in Photoshop

In this brief instructional video sponsored by River City Graphics, the host teaches you how to use the Whack-em Bamboo drawing tablet with Adobe Photoshop software. He begins by showing you how to change your pen's pressure, allowing you to get a thicker or thinner line depending on how how you push down on your pen. He also shows you how to change the color and make your pen give your project a beautiful color gradation, also depending on the pressure you apply to your pen. This video is ve...

How To: Make cool text floating in water using Photoshop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make floating text on water. Begin by importing the water image into the program. Begin by selecting the polygonal lasso tool in the toolbox and select the top of the water. Once you have made the selection, right-click on it and select Layer via Copy. Then select the text tool and type in your text. Create a contour to make the 3D and give the text a light color. Then place Layer 1 over the ext layer and use the selection tool to place it behind t...

How To: Make a real glass orb in Photoshop

This tutorial is an on-screen demonstration on how to create a circle that looks like a glass orb using PhotoShop. First make the background black. Then using the elipse took, draw a circle, filled with light grey. Right click on the shape layer and click "Rasterize layer". Select the eliptical marquee tool and make a circle in the grey shape, a little ways in from the edge. Select the area and choose "Layer via cut", click on Layer 2 and delete. Click on Shape 1 and create a contour by choos...

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: Create a search bar in Photoshop

This video shows how to create a search bar in Photoshop. To begin creating a search bar you must select the template and start with a black page. The following step include choosing the color you wish to apply. The instructor explains that you must manually make your tool bar by hand and the pixels set to option five. The final step includes turning on grade in to show the program that what you are creating is an actual tool bar.

How To: Change selective color of the sky in Photoshop

Learn how to edit a picture to alter the color of the sky using Photoshop's selective color adjustment layer. This tool allows you to change a color in a photo. A good example of what this tool can do is to change a sunset to a sunrise in a photo. To begin with, you will need to open the selective color adjustment layer under the layer tab. Under the color menu, select the color that you want to alter. The tutorial goes over how much of each color to add or remove to get the desired effect. W...

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 an easy glossy button in Photoshop

This video describes how to create an easy glossy button in Photoshop. This is done by "simpleretouch.com" website. First select the "Ellipse Tool" from the Photoshop tool bar and then drag it on the layer; it will give the ellipse shape in the layer. Select the "Blending options" from the "Layers" Menu by double click on the layer which is right below corner. From the blending options choose only the "Gradient Overlay" and in that we can choose color and its gradient as your wish. Now take a...

How To: Remove makeup in Photoshop

This video tutorial is about removing makeup in a photo using Photoshop. To do this, first of all, open the photo. Then zoom in on the area where you want to remove the makeup. The tool that is to be used to remove makeup is the brush tool. It can be selected from the left pane. After that, on top there will be an option which says mode. Click on the option just near to that and a drop down menu appears. From that list, select the hue option or color option. Both the options serve the same pu...

How To: Create a dollar sign button in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial the instructor shows how to create a dollar sign button in Photoshop. Open Photoshop and select the ellipse tool and make a around shape. Now open the layer select the layer tool. Now open the gradient editor and make a gradient as shown in the video. Now change the gradient angle to around 124 degrees. Now tweak your colors a little bit as shown in the video. Now make an other layer with low opacity as shown in the video. Now you have two inter leaving layers and c...

How To: Change hair color in Photoshop the easy way

Open the Adobe Photoshop program. Choose a picture with a head shot. This maybe something that is already in your pictures folder on your computer, downloaded from the internet or transferred from your flash drives, and those photos you may have scanned and saved in your computer.

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: Build a 3D rocket in Photoshop and Illustrator

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 turn build a 3D rocket in Photoshop and Illustrator.

How To: Edit images in Adobe Lightroom CS4 & Photoshop CS4

Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 software work together so you can efficiently manage thousands of images — or perfect just one. Photoshop CS4, the industry standard in digital imaging, now provides improved access to its unrivaled editing power through a more intuitive user experience, greater editing freedom, and significant productivity enhancements. Lightroom 2 streamlines your photography workflow, so you can easily import, manage, and showcase large volumes of photogr...

How To: Bring Illustrator brush patterns into Photoshop

In this software tutorial, Matt uses an artistic brush to make a pattern in Illustrator and then takes that pattern into Photoshop to use as a weathered layer effect. If you have a lot of custom Illustrator brushes you want to use in Photoshop, don't recreate them in Photoshop, just watch this tutorial! Bring Illustrator brush patterns into Photoshop.

How To: Create a basic cartoon effect in Photoshop CS3

This Adobe Photoshop CS3 tutorial shows you how to create a basic cartoon effect on images. This is a great tutorial for beginners and just scratches the surface of what can be done with adjustment layers and the artistic filters in Photoshop. This Photoshop cartoon effect tutorial is best viewed at full screen.

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: Extend a background in Photoshop

All of us know by now that the pictures you see of actresses and models in magazines have been doctored beyond belief. After the initial photo shoot, retouchers quickly work their magic with thigh chub resizing (only in Photoshop do women not have cellulite), wrinkle reducing, and skin spot removing.

How To: Use the Slice tool in Photoshop CS2

Slow-loading pages could easily turn off your website visitors. Therefore, if you have a large image on your web page you might want to slice it into different parts to help the page load faster. In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use the Slice tool to do that. 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 Slice tool in Photoshop CS2.

How To: Design a chair using Photoshop

Brad Askelon demonstrates how to design a chair using Photoshop. First, you sketch the chair out on a piece of paper. You make certain areas dark and others light for emphasis. Next you create a 3D sketch, then and layers and human dimensions, add shadows and finally give it texture.

How To: Make a crosshair in Adobe Photoshop CS3

This is a tutorial on how to make a crosshair in Adobe Photoshop CS3. It's a great video that explains every step and even shows you how to get make sure you have them saved in the right space to access for your next computer game session. It will help if you have some basic knowledge of Photoshop. Make a crosshair in Adobe Photoshop CS3.

How To: Combine Two Images in Adobe Photoshop CS5.1

Video: . In Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 there are several ways to perform same action. I make a video tutorial in which you can learn that how to combine two images to perform your different operations. I used a very simple and quick method. To follow my method you can get a quick adjustment of two or more then two images just in single frame and get the result you desire.