Photoshop is an extremely useful tool for anyone working with the internet. From simple screenshots, to complex photo manipulation – it can handle it all – and then some. There is almost no limitation to what you can do with Photoshop – however this also means that there is ALOT to learn when it comes down to it. The following tutorials range from the most basic of features to more complex editing functions.
The pen tool is an extremely valuable feature in Photoshop – however often overlooked by most people due to a simple lack of understanding how all of it’s components really work. I will attempt to breakdown the various options and features of this tool to help provide a better understanding for what it does.
Blending Options are one of the first things Photoshop Novices stumble upon. Ironicly, this easily available styling is one of the harder things to master. Blending options is all about manipulating individual layers to obtain a certain effect. It’s a key aspect of creating icons, and will help you create textures, shading and highlighting.
One of the most important keys to learning and mastering photoshop is using layers. Layers, simply put, are just the order your project is put in; meaning that layers on the bottom will not go over something on the higher layers. In this tutorial we will touch base on how layers work and what you can use them for.
Shapes are probably the simplest and most common starting point for Photoshop users – and one of the most common beginner questions I get asked is “how do I draw a perfect circle?”. In this tutorial I attempt to answer that question – along with the usual follow-up of “and what about a perfect square?”.
Continuing on with shapes and Photoshop I wanted to touch base upon triangles. Photoshop doesn’t have a built in triangle tool, so drawing a triangle takes a bit more work than the circles and squares took. Here we will use Photoshop’s line and arrowhead feature to create various triangles.
Learn all about the history palette and how to make the best use of it.
Once you start working with Photoshop for some time you’ll find that your projects require many of the same, repetitive, actions and tasks. By creating custom actions for your more routine tasks, you’ll have more time to focus on your image.
Just as in print, not all the colors you see on a computer monitor can be reproduced correctly on video.
Learn how to create a radiowave effect using just a few filters and a simple line.
In this Photoshop tutorial will show you how to create a stylish grid through the use of just a few filters.
These bars can make great borders or backgrounds; with a few extra touches, they’ll spice up any page. Learn exactly how to quickly make these fading bars for your projects.
A common task in Photoshop is the need to change a specific color in a photo, may it be a person’s hair or eye color. In this tutorial I will go over two different methods you can use to change the colors within a photo. Each method has its own advantages and disadvantages – so it’s best to be familiar with both methods.
Create the infamous road sign text and turn your site into a street road.
This tutorial will teach you how to create a logo with the text going around in a full circle.
This would be perfect as a navigation bar for your AVS Site or Pay Site.
Throughout this Adobe Photoshop tutorial we will go over how to create a very simple starscape look.
Throughout this Adobe Photoshop tutorial we will go over how to handle skin tones, eye color, and lip shading.
This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to quickly and easily create a dotted (dot-matrix) map of the world.
Learn how to create your own custom wooden textures.
Make your own realistic metal screws, combine them with your own custom wooden texture from above – and make your own custom wooden signs!
This will be the simplest techno dot tutorial ever for Photoshop – letting you quickly and easily add some spice to any design with just a few simple steps!
Whenever you save an image as a PNG within Photoshop – a dialog box appears asking you to select the options you wish to save your PNG with. Are you actually selecting the best possible configurations for your image, or are you just leaving the settings as defaulted?