Archives for March 2013

How to create Ancient Patterns

In this photoshop tutorial we will make you learn how to design beautiful ancient patterns in few simple steps. Pattern is an image which can be tiled repeatedly and is easy to make. Patterns speed up our work and help in creating very appealing images.

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Here we are going to use a beautiful brush set to create our design. you can download it for free. It is a set of ancient symbol brushes which symbolise transformation  energy, intelligence, strength, sun,etc. We will guide you through all steps necessary to create your own custom pattern.

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5 Free Flower Patterns in Photoshop

In art visual elements may be combined or repeated to form patterns. Here we are providing you five attractive flower patterns to enjoy different fill effects.

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Amazing effects with Creative Curves in Photoshop

Curves make it easy create a wide variety of contemporary and vintage colour effects in seconds.

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Pop Art Portrait Effect in Four Simple Steps

Use the Halftone filter to create an Andy Warhol style portrait effect in four simple steps.

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The American artist Andy Warhol was part of the Pop Art movement which shook up the art world in the 1960s. His iconic images of everything from Marilyn Monroe to CampbeIl’s Soup cans are easily recognisable even to this day. For this project we will recreate one of the styles popularised by Warhol – a halftone coloured image effect. We’Il start by [Read more…]

How to use curves in Photoshop

The Curves command remains one of the most potent tools in Photoshop’s arsenal. Versatile, powerful and intuitive, it’s the weapon of choice for most tonal tweaks. Unlike Levels, which only allows you to adjust the whites, blacks and midtone points, Curves lets you place up to 14 points (although you’ll rarely need more than four or five) to make precise adjustments to different parts of the tonal range.

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The fluid curve line ensures a smooth transition between these different tonal shifts. [Read more…]

Learn How to Fix Colors with Levels in Photoshop

Sometimes a digital image looks different to the scene that you remember, particularly if there were problems with exposure or white balance. If colors look wrong and tones lack punch, then the Levels command can come to the rescue. Here. we’ll show you how to improve tones in seconds by adding depth, enhancing skies and fixing colors.

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As well as making universal adjustments to improve the tonal range, we’II also select the blue sky and use it to alter both the sky and land independently of one another. With a few simple adjustments, you can transform the image and do the scene justice. [Read more…]

How to Get The Look of a Studio Car Shot

Few of us have direct access to a studio large enough to comfortably accommodate a car, or for that matter a car that we’d want to shoot in a studio! However, attend any car event and there will be a whole host of vehicles that we can dream of owning. While the owner might not be too pleased if you drove off with the car itself, a quick snapshot will at least give you a small memento to take home.

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A big issue with event photography is always the amount of clutter that distracts from the main subject. At the event, it’s impossible to clear the surrounds for a clean shot from the desired shooting position and angle. but back in the digital darkroom it’s easy to isolate the car and replace the background. However, while the removal of the background will clean up the image, for this shot we want to give the impression that the car was photographed in a professional studio, and not only that, but one with a reflective floor. These are the tricks that the best stock photos utilize, the competition has become so fierce that photographers have had to evolve in creativity and technical prowess.

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