Hot Photoshop How-Tos

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: 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: Create a Shepard Fairey "Hope" poster in Photoshop

Ash Davies believes that it is important to understand how to properly use Photoshop, especially with the Obama "Hope" posters that have become increasingly popular. The first step is to cut out the image that you want to use for the poster. To do this, you have to use the polygon tool and trace around the object you wish. After done, select Layer via cut to separate. Creating a new layer and choose color fde5a9 for the background layer. After this, you can create the different blue and red l...

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: Draw a koi fish in Photoshop

This is an excellent kids tutorial to draw a koi fish easy and simply using a Adobe Photoshop. The artist shows you how to hand draw the body, add the fins and other features of the fish. Then you create guidelines to make a perfect pattern of scales on the fish. Next he starts texturizing the fins as well as creating a realistic flip of the tail. He then takes the outline of the fish and puts it on one layer then traces it over on the next layer. On subsequent layers, the artist paints the f...

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: 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: Use GIMP to add a fake lip piercing to a photo

GIMP is the free alternative to Photoshop, and many of the things that you can do in Photoshop, you can also do in this open source software. Want to see how you'd look with a lip piercing, or want to touch up a photo and add one where there isn't? This tutorial shows you how to add a fake lip piercing to nearly any photo. It's not that difficult - as long as you're familiar with the basics of GIMP, you'll be able to make this work for you!

How To: Make a GIF animation on Photoshop CS3

Adobe Photoshop has several cool features you probably did not know about. One such feature is that Photoshop allows you to animate a picture. Watch as this video walks you through the easy steps of making a basic GIF animation in Adobe Photoshop version CS3 in a matter of minutes. Have fun!

How To: Change lip color & shade in Photoshop

Forget to put on lipstick before a photo? Or perhaps you want to spice up an old photo of someone you love. Well their is a way, as 4YouTutorial demonstrates step by step using Photoshop CS4. First upload a photo or image into Photoshop. Next access your Photoshop layers and delete the default locked layer. After, activate the zoom tool and zoom in on the photo where the lips are located. Next choose the quick selection tool (make sure it's on plus) and drag it over her lips. This process can...

How To: Remove a gap in hair with Photoshop CS5's Patch tool

In this video, you'll see how to remove a gap in a person's hair when digitally retouching a photograph in 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: 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: Remove lens flare in Photoshop

Len's flare is more than little star-shaped rectangles appearing in backlit pictures. Even when you don’t see a starburst, you may be the victim of lens flare if you use inexpensive lenses. In this video tutorial you will learn to use the patch and sponge tools to remove lens flare from your images.

How To: Make a quick and easy wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Adobe Photoshop CS4 lets you create images and graphics that represent your personality. This video tutorial demonstrates how to make a quick, cool, and easy wallpaper design for your personal computer desktop. Either copy the provided example, or make your own tweaks and come up with a cool custom design.

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: 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: Create a rough sketch effect in Adobe Photoshop

Have a photo that's not sketchy enough for your taste? Are you maybe just a big fan of Norwegian new wave band, A-ha? Whatever the case, this free Photoshop video tutorial will walk you through how to apply the effect to your own images in Adobe's popular image editing program. Take a look.

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: 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: 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!

How To: Get a virtual six pack in Photoshop

I want to pump. You up. OK, even better, why not pump yourself up. No, not through hard work and dilligence, what fun would that be!? No, do it the simple way, by firing up your Photoshop and touching up the photo. What you'll do in this process is "grab" the abs from someone who actually DID work out, and you'll 'borrow' them for your photo. Then, you'll simply graph them onto your own pathetic frame. Voila! Body builder.

How To: Convert a movie to a high-quality GIF in Photoshop

This clip presents an overview of how to convert a movie file into a high-quality animated GIF within 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: 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...

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