Music and Magic Workshop – Wrap Up

Music and magic may not sound like two photo subjects which fit seamlessly together but a few weeks back they joined harmoniously on my Music and Magic workshop. Based at the excellent Square 1 Studios, our subjects for the day were magician Anton Binder and grime artist IF-E, both of whom I’ve worked with before,…

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Create Your Own Custom Landscapes in Photoshop

Learn how to create your own custom backgrounds in Photoshop! You’ll learn how to combine and blend multiple landscape photos, mask using channel data, and finish it up with a strong gradient color effect. Preview of Final Results Tutorial Resources Landscape 1 – B-r-a-c-i-a-t-a Landscape 2 – B-r-a-c-i-a-t-a Mountains – Public Domain Pictures Step 1…

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How to Use Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

Since Adobe Photoshop CS5, we’ve been graced with a tool called Content Aware. In its various guises, this nifty function lets you quickly and easily remove unwanted parts of your image. Here, we’ll take a look at Content Aware Fill in Photoshop. How it Works Photoshop looks at your chosen selection and the pixels around…

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Free Download: 3 Awesome Actions to Create Watercolor and Acrylic Painting Effects

Turn any photo into a beautiful painting with these Photoshop actions by SparkleStock! To create the realistic painting effects, these actions combine Photoshop filters with seamless textures created from real watercolor and acrylic paint. These actions will work if you have Photoshop CS3 or newer so download and try them out now! Realistic Watercolor and…

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Photography Backdrops on a Budget

Joe Edelman goes into detail concerning his use of backdrops—a fundamental (yet often overlooked) piece of equipment for any photographer working in a studio setting…

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Create

In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the process I took to create this Dance on Fire Scene in Photoshop. Have a try!…

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The Photography Slump

How many times have you found yourself wondering why after a period of feeling productive, you’re suddenly not shooting as much?…

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Envato Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by You, June 2017 Edition

Welcome to our monthly feature of fantastic tutorial results created by you, the Envato Tuts+ community! Every day, visitors like you take the time not only to read our tutorials but also to try them out. This is an assortment of those comment submissions found throughout the Design & Illustration section. Check out this set…

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How to Make a Soap in Photoshop

Everyday you know this. Everyday you all use it. Yes, the soap. This quick tutorial I will show you how to make a soap in Photoshop using Elliptical Marquee Tool and some of Layer Style…

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How to Create an Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Learn how to create this cinematic scene in quick and easy steps! This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to blend images to create an apocalyptic scene and add flying meteors with premade Photoshop brushes. You’ll also learn several different ways to add lighting effects and create a strong atmosphere. Preview of Final Results Tutorial…

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How to Create a Shadow Conceptual Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a dark conceptual work featuring a scared man who’s trying to hide from evil forces. You’ll learn how to make a simple environment by combining two stock images, and create devils using some cosplay images and liquify filters. You’ll also learn how to make…

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Create A Dark Abstract Crow Photo Manipulation

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a dark abstract photo manipulation with crows and disintegration effect. You’ll learn how to create this interesting effect in an easy way, add abstract elements, create depth of field and more. What you’ll be creating We’ll start this tutorial by creating a black and white background,…

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Create an Illustrative Logo From a Photograph

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial was originally published in July 2012 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, its techniques and process are still relevant. In this tutorial, we’ll start with a photographic reference, then through some manipulation…

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How to Create an Easy Digital Glitch Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s layer styles, filters, and layer masks to create a quick and easy digital glitch text effect. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial AssetsThe following assets were used during the production of this…

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How to Create a Mountainous Matte Painting in Photoshop

Learn how to create this landscape matte painting with Photoshop! This tutorial will show you how create our own mountain scene by arranging multiple stocks together and blending them correctly using layer masks and adjustment layers. You will also learn effective techniques for adding waterfalls and mist. Preview of Final Results Create A Misty Landscape…

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