Hot Photoshop How-Tos

How To: Do a partial black and white photo in Photoshop

In this video, we learn how to turn a photo partially black and white using PhotoShop. First, open up the program and open up the picture you'd like to change. Now, click with the right key above the layer and choose duplicate "layer". Now click above the eye icon to hide the layer, then select the layer. Now you can go to image, adjustments, then black and white. Now make the second layer visible and select the eraser tool. Wave your brush over everything but what you want to keep colorful. ...

How To: Remove a scar in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we learn how to remove a scar in Photoshop. First, select the magnifying glass to zoom in on the area you are working on. Next, select the paperclip icon, the select the second brush. Now, come to the edge of the scar and drag across the around the entire scar. Come back around, then the scar will be highlighted. Now click down and hold the image highlighted, and you can smooth out the skin and it will disappear. Next, do this on the other side of the face to remove the rest...

How To: Make and refine selections in Photoshop CS3

This video shows you how to use the new Quick Selection tool in Photoshop. You also learn how to use the new Refine Edge option to preview a selection and modify properties of the selection edge. Check out how to use this cool tool now, it's going to make your Photoshop life a whole lot easier. Make and refine selections in Photoshop CS3.

How To: Remove JPEG artifacts in Photoshop

Photoshopuniverse shows how to remove JPEG Artifacts in photoshop. It's simple. Sometimes it happens that, you get the best picture which is related with your work, but unfortunately its low quality or small. If you zoom in a small picture it will pixilated. You will see some blocks. Luckily there is a way to remove it from photoshop. Go to- filter, then noise, then reduce noise. There will be an options of removing JPEG artifact. Check that. After watching the video you can remove JPEG artif...

How To: Make a YouTube subscribe button in Photoshop

This video shows how to make a YouTube Subscribe button with Photoshop. First go to File>New, or ctrl + N. Make the size 960x150. Set the resolution to whatever you like. In this case we set it to 300. Go to the Rectangle Tool, and go to the Rounded Rectangle Tool. Make a Subscribe button that appears to be about the right size. For the background, use the color #fedd33. Now select the text tool. Make the font size 10, font Calibri Bold. Change the color to a dark brown (#703d00). In order to...

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: 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: 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: 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: Make your own passport size photo

This video instructs the watcher on how to create a passport-sized photo in Photoshop. First, open Photoshop and choose the image that you want using the "Browse" option. Then go to "image", from there "select image size" and select the image size you want (e.g. 35 mm by 43 mm). Next, under "File", go to "select new" and select the size of the paper you use in your printer. Select image and move it to the new file. Copy it as many times as you want in that file. Save, then print. Watch this v...

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 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: Manipulate text within animated GIFs in Photoshop CS4

This video describes how to use Adobe Photoshop CS4 software to create and manipulate text in animated .GIFs. GIF stands for Graphic Interchange Format, a type of image file which allows short animated sequences to be displayed. A preselected scene from a television show is opened as a GIF in Photoshop CS4. Animation window is opened by selecting window then animation. The text tool is selected and a textbox is drawn by clicking and dragging. Photoshop CS4 then applies the text to the frames ...

How To: Create a web logo with Photoshop Elements

In this video, we learn how to create a web logo with Photoshop Elements. First, go into Photoshop and select the text tool to enter in your logo words. Now, put your picture logo underneath it and change the font and size that you want for your text. Change the colors as you prefer, then place the logo in the background of your image and create a new layer. Place the icon behind the text so that the text is what stands out the most. Now, use FTP to place this logo up onto your website and sa...

How To: Create a muted color effect in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Interested in making your photo look like an advertisement from a fashion magazine? 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: Make 5x7, 8x10 or DV sized image in Photoshop

Sometimes you need to print a perfect 5x7" or 8x10" photo that will go into a frame with correct aspect ratios. Or maybe you need to make an image for a video that will be just the right size for DV. Photoshop has a variety of ways to accomplish this task, and in this video Terry White will show you some of the easiest ways.

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: Make breasts appear larger in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we learn how to make breasts appear larger using Photoshop. First, open up the image you want to change inside of Photoshop. Next, go to "filter", then choose "liquefy". Choose the float tool and then set the brush size to a size you want the breasts to be. Stay in the same spot while you boost the breasts, making small movements, so you don't create an unrealistic image. If you are using a close up, use the dodge tool to give the breasts color, then use the burn tool to add...

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.

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: Make boobs bigger in Photoshop

One of the most suggested topics on youtube for Photoshop is enhancing breast size. Sending an image to someone & need to alter it? Want your boobs to look bigger? Or do you just want to have some fun giving girls bigger boobs on Photoshop? This tutorial demonstrates how to increase breast size using 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: Copy and paste vector graphics in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this video tutorial, we learn how to copy and paste vector graphics (from Illustrator or elsewhere) 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: Reduce beard stubble in Photoshop

This video, produced by Photoshop Universe, teaches how to reduce beard stubble or 5 o'clock shadows from male pictures. We are shown how to use the dust and scratches filter, layer mask, as well as the advanced layer style command "blend if" on the underlying layer helps us to make this possible. The first step is to duplicate the layer and then select filter, noise, and dust and scratches. The second step is to apply some dust and scratches to the beard selection. Finally we blur the layer ...

How To: Add your photo to a billboard in Photoshop

This video teaches about adding any of your photos to a billboard. Now copy into the computer memory back into the original billboard image to create another layer this is the layer place in our image. We can do this correctly, respective into this filter which is called vanishing point. Clicking at the four edges make this little bit bigger in image area. Now we can paste in that image control and change the promotional image. It fits sign of the billboard area and resize after the slight li...

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: Create a cracked wall texture in Adobe Photoshop

Interested in creating a cracked wall texture in Photoshop but aren't quite sure how to go about doing it? See how it's done with this quick guide. 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: 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: Use the bubbles effect in Photoshop to make it look like your model is nude

Start with a photograph of a woman in a bikini. Open the picture in Adobe Photoshop. Now, learn how to use the Bubbles effect to make it look as though your model is not wearning anything! All you need is a little familiarity with Photoshop, since you will be working with layers and a few more advanced tools in the program. And make sure not to use your photograph to any nefarious purposes - this tutorial is just for fun, only!

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