Composite a Modern Matte Portrait in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a mixed media artwork using Photoshop and Illustrator. You’ll learn how to combine different stocks together, work with abstract subjects, create your own design elements and more. We’ll start this tutorial by adding the landscape, model and deer, then blending them together using adjustment layers, masking…

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5 Free Vibrant Overlay Photoshop Actions

Download this set of 5 Photoshop actions provided free by SparkleStock. These actions let you transform ordinary photos into awesome graphics suitable for websites, mobile apps, backgrounds and more. Pro Version If you like these Photoshop actions, you’ll want to consider the pro version which includes all 20 effects and support for Photoshop Elements 11+…

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How to Create This Eerie Floating Island Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial we will create an eerie floating island photo manipulation by using your vast imagination and the mighty power of Photoshop. I will introduce you to  some simple editing techniques, smart objects and adjustment layers. Let’s begin! What you’ll be creating This is a classic floating island scene with a touch of funny…

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How to Cut Out an Object From Its Background in Adobe Photoshop Mix

Hi Everyone Last month we demonstrated how to create a simple composite image using pre cut-out elements in Adobe Photoshop Mix. This month we will be looking at how to extract elements from their backgrounds to place them into a new scene. Photoshop Mix gives us a very simple way to do this, which is often…

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Create a Stormy Fantasy Scene of a Fairy in Photoshop

In this tutorial we’re going to create a fantasy themed photo manipulation of a fairy in a stormy environment. This is a step-by-step tutorial that will take you through the masking process, light adjusting and creating a realistic looking rain among other things. What you’ll be creating We’re going to start by masking and placing…

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Create an Isometric Pixel Art Park in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial is part of a series called Isometric Pixel Art. We had a lesson called “create an isometric pixel art city hall in Adobe Photoshop”. While in this tutorial the elements we’ll cover would, in fact, be useful to accessorize other kinds of scenes, like gardens inside buildings, or terraces. Please review and enjoy…

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10 Tutorials on How to Create Fire Text Effects In Photoshop

Creating fire text effects can surely add the hotness that you’ve been looking for to incorporate with your fiery artworks. Sure, there are lots of fire layer styles that you can use to add such text effect in Photoshop. In order to achieve the necessary spiciness for your graphic designs, however, you need to create…

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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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Create an Unnerving Surreal 3D Room Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a perspective 3D scene and the illusion of depth with Photoshop’s basic features like transform tools, masking, blending, adjustment layers, and more. I will try to explain it in a very easy way so the beginners can follow along. What you’ll be creating We will…

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Create a Fairy Tale Manipulation in 75 Steps

Create floating island in a twilight atmosphere with plenty of magical details. Read this tutorial and learn how to combine all those elements to create this fairy tale composite. What you’ll be creating Photo manipulation tutorial with simple and advanced techniques. You will need Photoshop CS5 or newer to follow this tutorial. Tutorial Resources New…

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Create a Deer Abstraction with Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a deer abstraction with Photoshop. You’ll’ learn how to combine abstract elements, work with textures and create lighting effect. The Final Image Required Resources: Deer     http://pixabay.com/en/deer-stag-antler-wildlife-animals-285149/ Abstract shape   http://jennyle88.deviantart.com/art/Abstract-Shapes-1-439476956 Render   http://fmdesigner.deviantart.com/art/Abstract-2-0037-358069033 Circles   http://mediamilitia. (Read more…)…

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Free Health And Beauty Photoshop Brushes Set

Today we are happy to release Health and Beauty Photoshop Brushes: a free set of 67 Photoshop brushes ranging in resolution from 69 to 2463 pixels. The set is compatible with Adobe Photoshop 7.0, CS, CS2 and CS3 (you can use it in Photoshop Elements, Paint Shop Pro, GIMP and Paint.NET, too). The brushes were…

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Create a Fashion Mixed Media Portrait in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a fashion mixed media artwork. You’ll learn how to work with abstract elements, create patterns and play with shapes and colors. Final Image Tutorial Details Program: Photoshop CS3 + Estimated Completion Time: 2 hours Difficulty: Intermediate Resources Model Flowers Abstract shapes Stars Sphere Splashes Step 1…

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How to Turn your Image into a Color Mixture Photo in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this tutorial I will walk you through the steps needed to turning your image into a color mixtures photo, complete with overlay effects, colour treatments and elements that you can easily create in Adobe Photoshop CS5.Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started! Final Image Preview Start working by creating a new document (Ctrl+N) in…

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Free Duotone Double Exposure Actions

Get awesome looking duotone double exposures with these free Photoshop actions by SparkleStock. To use them, just create a document with two images on their own layer. Play the action and it’s done! The actions are compatible with Photoshop Elements 11+ and Photoshop CS3+ (including Photoshop CC). If you like these actions, there’s also a…

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Video Tutorial: How to Create Your Own PS Brushes

How to Make Photoshop Brushes In this video tutorial, we teach you how to make your very own Photoshop Brushes. We create ours using coffee stains, but you can use paint, watercolors, or other fun materials you find around your studio. Get the Brushes Ready, set… Now that you’ve watched this video, you’re all set to…

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Star Burst Brushes

One of my most popular Friday Freebies is a set of Photoshop brushes that create amazing beams of light at the click of a mouse. I regularly use them myself so I felt is was about time to make some more. Full download instructions are below but you can also Download the brushes for Photoshop CS6,…

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Create the Abstract Photo Manipulation “Imperfection”

In this Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you how to create an emotional, abstract photo manipulation. You’ll learn how to combine abstract elements, work with groups, create depth of field and more. Final Image Tutorial Details Program: Photoshop CS3+ Estimated Completion Time: 90 minutes Difficulty: Intermediate Resources Model Splatter brushes Feather brushes Branch Rose petals Circles…

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Painted Corner Brushes – Friday Freebie

Here’s a painted border effect with a neat twist. First up these are paint brushes rather then a template and that means you can change the colour, opacity and use them with the Brush or Eraser tools. There’s four brushes in this set so you get one for each corners or mix and match to…

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