Author Archives: Monika Nowakowska

Create an Incredible Twilight Surreal Scene with Floating Islands

Create this magical twilight landscape with floating islands, a old sailboat, and a surreal moon background. This tutorial will teach you how to mix stock photos, apply filters to create a twilight scene, and even some matte painting basics! Preview of Final Results Tutorial Resources Forest Mountain – Unrestricted – Cat-in-the-Stock Stars – paulinemoss Sky…

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Create a Mystical Night Forest Scene with an Angel

Learn how to create this mystical forest scene with a beautiful angel reading a book. This fantasy photo manipulation tutorial will teach you how to turn a forest photo into a night forest scene with shafts of light, create an angle by adding really beautiful wings to a person, and finish it up with some…

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How to Create a Flying Angel Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Create this angelic photo manipulation using Smart Filters and drawing techniques! This tutorial will show you how to create a dramatic cloud background, add glowing wings to an angel, and add some particles. Preview of Final Results Tutorial Resources Dark clouds ahead – rgbstock A slow fall – mjranum-stock Wing PNG 1 – evelivesey Step…

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Create a Fantasy Photo Manipulation of Valkyrie

Learn how to do this fantasy photo manipulation with mythological goddess – Valkyrie. You will learn, how to create dark themed background by using only two stock photos, how to add dramatic effects with particles and how to make depth of field in your work. Sounds interesting? Check it out! What you’ll be creating Valkyrie…

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How to Make Delicious Ice Cream Text in Photoshop

Create “Ice cream” Text effect in Adobe Photoshop by using simple tools: layer styles, brushes and stock photos. It’s great way to make your typography more interesting and yummy! The Final Results This tutorial shows you how to create yummy typography. You’ll need Photoshop CS5 or newer to follow this tutorial. Tutorial Resources VAL font…

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How to Create a Beautiful Moonlight Angel Photo Composite

Everybody loves angels or demons – this is really popular theme in photo manipulations. You will create something new on the fundaments of old theme. You will earn much tricks for making your own photomanips. Sounds interesting? Read this tutorial and find out how easy it is! What you’ll be creating You will need Photoshop…

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Create a Simply Fiery Text Effect in Photoshop

I’ll show, how to make this fiery text effect like in the hollywood posters. I’ll show how to transform stock images and how to play with blending options in Adobe Photoshop. You will learn, how to make simply background with gradient and grunge effect. What you’ll be creating You will create simply fiery text effect…

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Create This Surreal and Medieval Style of a Battlefield in Photoshop

You will know, how to make this epic photomanipulation in medieval-fantasy style. I’ll show you, how to mix stock, use transforms and how to change colors on further photomanipulations. You will know, how to use blurs and colors in making perspective in photomanipulations. I’ll show as well, how to use Topaz Clean 3 plug-in in…

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Create a Fantastic Photo Manipulation of a Dark Monk

Learn how to do this dark photo manipulation of monk on a stony landscape with Photoshop. This tutorial will teach you how to merge completely different stock photos into dark-themed composite with matching light. You will also learn how to draw simple items such as a rosary and a cross. What you’ll be creating You…

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Create an Emotional Abstract Photo Manipulation of a Rose

Learn how to make this abstract and very emotional composite in Adobe Photoshop. You will learn some technical things – as using adjustments for making masks, loading brushes etc. You’ll also learn some photo manipulation principles such as how the golden proportion works. What you’ll be creating You will be creating photomanipulation which is filled…

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Create an Underwater Scene of a Mermaid

The underwater world is really exciting and with this tutorial, you can move there with your imagination! This tutorial will show you how to create an underwater scene using only one stock, create a mermaid with a hand drawn tail, and add bubbles created from scratch. Read this tutorial to learn how to create this…

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Create an Epic Metal Text Effect From Scratch

Learn how to make epic text effect, by simple steps. You will learn, how to make beautiful background to your typography by brushes and stock images. This tutorial will teach you, how to play with layer styles in awesome way. What you’ll be creating You will start from creating background. You will know how to…

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