Create an Animated Interface GIF in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingEver wanted to turn an app interface PSD into a fully animated demo for your clients or site? Turns out, you can use Photoshop for that, too.In this tutorial, we will design a simple news iPhone app, and then animate it for client presentation and export it as a GIF file. You’ll…

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Quick Tip: Using the Path Blur and Spin Blur in Photoshop CC 2014

One of the more powerful features that came with the new Photoshop CC is the addition of the Path and Spin Blur filters. This quick tip will explain how to use those filters in order to achieve interesting effects quickly and easily. Let’s get started. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production…

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PhotoshopUser TV: Cartoon Sketch and Scripted Patterns- Episode 387

Pete has a tip on sketching for cartoon storybook animals. Corey shows a feature in Ps CC using Patterns and its new feature called Scripted Pattern. Peachpit Book Deal Contest form PhotoshopWorld-athon This Week’s Sponsors: Wacom | mpix | B&H Photo | Kelby Training | NAPP | onOne Software | Peachpit | Squarespace | Expo…

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Keeping Composites Simple

Creating a thought-provoking photo composite doesn’t always have to be a labor-intensive affair. Sometimes it can be as simple as adding a mask and painting with a soft black brush to blend two images. In this tutorial, we’ll explore how to take a simple concept and quickly fashion it into a compelling composite. Step One:…

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3 Ways to Retouch Fly-Away Hair

What You’ll Be CreatingIntroductionI really enjoy portraiture. When it’s done well, it is very satisfying and tells a lot about the person in the photo. However, there is always a little element that is a constant problem for me: fly-away hair, frizzies, or whatever you call them. They’re the strands of hair that stick out…

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Quick Tips: Master Fundamental Colors in Photoshop

Digital technology gives photographers a level of control over colour that the average film photographer could only dream about. Using Photoshop, it’s possible to remove colour casts and adjust overall colour as well as working on specific tones and hues. Introduction With so much control it can seem rather daunting at first, but provided you…

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Planes Logo

I love Disney animation movies, and I almost always love the logos that are created to support these feature films. They’re clever and creative and they always make me want to try and re-create them using Photoshop. The Disney animation movie Planes is no different. Even though the logo uses basic design elements, it has…

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Create a Photo Manipulation Of a Lonely child in Photoshop

Learn how to create this photo manipulation of a lonely child in an emotional dreamscape with Photoshop. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create your own atmospheric dark fantasy scene using stock images, retouching skin, enchanting original image with lightning and some more. Throughout the tutorial, you’ll learn techniques that will help you create…

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Create a Photo Manipulation of an Emotional Dancer in a Forest

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a scene of an emotional dancer in a forest. You’ll learn how to combine and blend different stock photos in a cohesive scene, adjust color, use layer mask, manage lighting, work with group and more. What you’ll be creating We’ll start this tutorial by creating an…

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Lightroom Additional External Editors

In this video, we’ll examine how to choose additional external editors, how to configure presets additional external editors, and how to set up Lightroom to quick-launch a photo with any of the additional external editors that you desire. The post Lightroom Additional External Editors appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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Newest Features of Photoshop CC for Web Designers

A major update to Adobe Photoshop CC last June 2014 introduced a lot of new design features such as Typekit integration, font search, linked smart objects and more. Since its launch in June 2013, there are currently 45% more new features in Photoshop CC in total than in Adobe Photoshop CS6 – if you do…

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PhotoshopUser TV: Focus Area and Grid Lines – Episode 385

Corey has a tip on a new PS CC feature called focus area. Pete gives a tutorial on using a grid to map out where your main light source is when working with shadows in your composite design. Peachpit Book Deal Contest form Photoshop World Pixel Fight Club This Week’s Sponsors: Wacom | mpix |…

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20 Photoshop Plugins for Web Designers and Developers

Improve workflow to save time and increase efficiency is a designer’s underground task and while it gives you more creative freedom, it definitely a must to become a successful web designer. Finding great tools is a matter of clicks away and right now, the only thing you need to do is to scroll down the…

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Lightroom and Photoshop – Smart Editing

When you make adjustments to your raw files in Lightroom, you have the flexibility and the power of non-destructive edits – and unlimited undo steps. But, when you edit in Photoshop, the changes are written into the pixels and the result is a raster layer, ready for editing. However, Lightroom and Photoshop have another editing…

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