Christmas Portrait Workshop

Here’s a unique opportunity to get some hands-on experience on a photo shoot with a festive theme on Sunday 7th December Click here for more information or to book your place  I’ll be joining forces with Andrew Dobell from Creative Edge who was the mastermind behind the recent Halloween shoot. Also joining us is make-up…

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Making a Sophisticated 3D Text Art in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop CC’s Shape Attributes and 3D capabilities to create a simple, yet sophisticated 3D letters on a shelf text effect. The focus is on creating the shapes, working with the materials, and modifying the lighting in order to get the soft, kind of vintage looking final result…

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Making a Battle Scene in a City with Cinematic Movie Effects

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create an explosion on a city skyscraper. You will learn how to use brushes and the cloud render filter to achieve this battle scene in a city. You can use some other photos to make your own war based on these techniques. (View This Tutorial)…

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How to Make Your Own Watercolor Brushes in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingCreating custom watercolor brushes is as easy as dripping ink or watercolor paint onto paper. You will have custom, ready-to-paint brushes in no time thanks to this simple tutorial. Download the attached watercolor scans and follow the steps below to create your own set of drippy, splashy, and splattered brushes.1…

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Fixing Video in Photoshop CC 2014

When you return from the field with raw video that you need to edit, Photoshop offers powerful tools and features that allow you to get the results you desire. Daniel uses smart objects, lens correction, and a smart filter to edit video footage as if it’s a still photo…

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Digital Painting for Comic from Sketch

You will learn how to turn thumbnails into sketches, develop perspectives for each panel, evolve your characters and create a hand-drawn feel to your work. Here will show you step-by-step through how to turn out a piece with a pencil-drawn look. The techniques you’ll learn will get results whether you’ve drawn the original piece in…

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Don’t Make These 10 Photoshop Mistakes

1. Using the wrong image mode and ignoring it Menus grayed out? Colors don’t look right? Don’t keep editing when you experience these issues. This is likely caused by using the wrong color mode. Go to your Image > Mode menu and make sure that you’re in the correct mode. If you don’t know which mode…

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How to Create an Isometric Pixel Art Vehicle in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you’ll learn to make an isometric pixel art car. Have your character ready; it’s going for a ride.We’ll be creating a relatively generic sedan. It won’t be too flashy, which is ideal for recycling many times over on the same illustration (useful if you’re making a city scene!). But…

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The Best Photo Editing Apps for your iPhone or Android Phone

Now that anyone with a smartphone or a tablet has the ability to take photos, photography has become a way of life for a lot of people. And with some very cool photo editing apps available on the market, it is now easier than ever to create some truly great images on your phone. The…

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Flashpoint Rovelight RL600 Review

The world of flash is rapidly changing. 12 months ago I was using my Elinchrom flashes in the studio and my collection of Speedlights on location. But new battery technology has changed what I use and how I shoot. The perfect example being the Streaklight 360ws I reviewed earlier this year and have used extensively…

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Making a Wonderful Music Flyer Poster

Everyone knows how a flyer poster look like. But do you know how to create a good one with by yourself? This tutorial will show you from start to finish, how to create a music flyer poster with Photoshop and Illustrator. Follow every steps to learn how to create your very own flyer poster. (View…

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Manipulating a Dark Forest Scene

Forest is a popular scene for lots of artwork creation. Therefore, it is good to be familiar to create forests so that you can make something special based on similar techniques. This tutorial will describe to make a forest by photo manipulation. (View This Tutorial)…

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Filter Forge 4 Professional

Create Realistic and Abstract Filters and Effects The long-awaited fourth version of Filter Forge is now available and loaded with new features that make it better than ever. For those who aren’t familiar with the product, Filter Forge is a plug-in for Photoshop that allows you to create your own filters without programming them. There’s…

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Create Groovy Music Flyer Poster with Photoshop and Illustrator

Everyone knows how a flyer poster look like. But do you know how to create a good one with by yourself? This tutorial will show you from start to finish, how to create a music flyer poster with Photoshop and Illustrator. Follow every steps to learn how to create your very own flyer poster. What…

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Home Studio Essentials Episodes 1-10

If you’ve been watching my recent videos over on Adorama TV you’ll have noticed a pattern forming. Over the past months the majority of the videos have focused on shooting with flash in a small, home studio and judging by the feedback it seems to have gone down very well indeed. I think part of the…

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Photomerge (HDR) with Photoshop Elements

Taking multiple images at different exposures gives us the oportunity to merge them together to make a single image where we can see in the shadows as well as the highlights. You may think this is just for third party software of Photoshop, but its available in Photoshop Elements too! The post Photomerge (HDR) with…

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PrinTao 8

Create Realistic and Abstract Filters and Effects Aimed at professional photographers and graphic designers, PrinTao 8 from LaserSoft Imaging is a new, Mac-only tool that’s fine-tuned for optimized printing with a specific class of printers, and it can also save you paper and ink. The software exploits all the capabilities of the native printer driver,…

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To the Point: An Interview With Alex Tornberg

Quite recently a close friend of mine and former co-worker of Alex Tornberg’s sent me a link to his portfolio. Deeply impressed, I was pleased as punch when Alex was game for an interview. Meet Alex Tornberg, a…

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Making a Cute Cat Poster in Vintage Style

This tutorial demonstrates techniques to make a Cat Poster in Vintage Style in Photoshop. We will also be using Illustrator for some simple operations. This is a fairly straight forward tutorial utilizing Photoshop’s drawing tools and composition techniques. (View This Tutorial)…

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