Hot Photoshop How-Tos

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: 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: 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: 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: Find out how you will look with a piercing using Photoshop

If you're thinking about getting a piercing, but aren't sure how it will make you look, you can use a program like Photoshop or GIMP to edit in a fake piercing. Start with a photo of yourself, with the area you are considering piercing shown prominently. Then find a picture of someone with the same kind of piercing that you want, and then use some of the editing tools and tricks in photoshops to see how it will look on you!

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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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 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: 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 a CD cover in Photoshop

This video is about how to make a CD cover. First, open up the image that you have. Then, you need an action script. Click on the action's palette and pick which CD cover you want to do. Then you click step one which will run a template for you to set everything up and place your graphic in. The next thing to do is to slide the graphic image on to the template through the select tool. Then, click free transform found on the edit toolbar and just double click the image. The next step is to edi...

How To: Convert grayscale image to 3D object in Photoshop CS4

This video Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended tutorial will shows you how to create 3D objects from grayscale imagtes. Bring 2D images back to life with this new Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended technique for converting grayscale images into 3D objects. This instructional video will also demonstrate how to generate 3D depth maps directly from 2D images in CS4 extended.

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: Create easy 3D extrusions in Photoshop CS5

Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to create 3D logos and artwork from any text layer, selection, or layer mask with new Adobe Repoussé technology. Twist, rotate, extrude, bevel, and inflate these designs, and then easily apply rich materials like chrome, glass, and cork to explor...

How To: Make studio portrait backgrounds in Photoshop

Want to add a studio portrait background to a photo after the fact? With Adobe Photoshop, it's easy. 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 digitally add portrait backgrounds to your images.

How To: Remove hair roots from an image in Photoshop

Has it been a while since you last colored your hair? Unless you get your hair retouched every month, you're bound to have pesky hair roots popping out. These roots are especially noticeable if you have dyed your hair dark and have naturally light hair, or have naturally dark hair and dyed your hair light.

How To: Create window blinds in Photoshop

This video shows you how to create a realistic shadow of window blinds over the picture of a boy in a photograph that had no window blind shadows using Photoshop. Creating a separate layer, he creates shadows first by using the rectangular marquee, then filling in with black and copying the black stripes across the photograph. The opacity is set to 40%. The shadows look like a casting of the shadows of window blinds over the boy, but is not as realistic as he wants them to be. He then makes a...

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 cartoon clouds in Photoshop

What better way to pass a cloudy day than with 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 demonstrates how to generate cartoon clouds within photoshop. For more information, and to get creating clouds yourself, watch this graphic designer's guide.

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: Create a muscle man in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a muscle man in Photoshop. Start off by opening up a picture with a man who has his back to the camera and is flexing his muscles. Now, use your tool to make his back look more broad and add more skin to the body. Copy the muscles that are on his back and reapply them to the sides. Use the blending tool to make this all look like the same body part. Add more definition to the abs, then apply more muscle to the upper arms as well. When you are done, the...

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: Simulate a hand trace drawing in Photoshop

Most of us have probably seen excellently mastered or remastered photos and pictures and you can't help but wonder how someone can make a picture look so good! A computer software called Photoshop allows you to make vivid, realistic and creative images through a vast array of tools and settings. This easily followed video tutorial will quickly guide you in how to make an actual photo look as if it was hand drawn! Make sure there is a person in the photo! It also helps to have a wall-like feel...

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: Blur and feather with Photoshop's Gaussian Blur tool

Gaussian Blur is a filter that blurs an image. But it's also the math behind the Feather command, drop shadows, and everything that is soft in Photoshop. Watch this video and learn why Gaussian Blur is so important. 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 d...

How To: Use Content Aware Scale tool in Photoshop CS4

In this Adobe CS4 tutorial Colin Smith shows you use the new Content Aware Scale tool in Photoshop CS4. This tool is like magic! It allows you to scale in Photoshop CS4 while preserving the important parts of the photo. You will also learn how to use channels with the Content Aware Scale tool for greater control when scaling in Photoshop CS4.

How To: Arrange around a circular grid when designing CD art in Photoshop CS5

In this video tutorial, we learn how to arrange art around a circular grid when designing a CD cover 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.

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