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How Selective Color Works

How Selective Color Works

The Selective Color adjustment layer is a Photoshop adjustment that not many people use, or at least not as often. It’s very flexible and useful when Hue/Saturation or Color Balance can’t help you. In this article I will show you a practice use of this adjustment by correcting the skin color or a person. Read More »

7 Customizable 3D PSD Box designs

7 Customizable 3D PSD Box designs

Last summer I published a 3D box generator created by Artbees. Today I’m offering you a set of design templates that you can use with that generator to make your own 3D software boxes. The original file comes with 2 premade designs but I created 7 more designs and offer them for free along with the generator itself. Enjoy and ... Read More »

10 Fresh Multi Purpose PSD Logos

10 Fresh Multi Purpose PSD Logos

Designing logos is not my best skill but after doing a few ones I kinda liked it and started to really enjoy it. I’m not at the level of professional logo designers but I think they are pretty good. The logos from this pack are 100% customizable since they only contain vector elements. You can resize them and change colors ... Read More »

Landscape Photography Editing – Gradients & Adjustments

Landscape Photography Editing – Gradients & Adjustments

Welcome to my second landscape editing tutorial. In today’s tutorial I will how you how to effectively use gradients and adjustment layers together to selectively edit parts of your landscape photos. In photography you can use polarizing filters, colored filters and other kind of filters to achieve different effects. While some of those filters can be expensive (specially when you ... Read More »

Landscape Photography – Basic Editing

Landscape Photography – Basic Editing

Editing your landscape photos is really easy but getting some stunning results is another story. In this article I will show you how to make the “normal” adjustments to your photo so that it looks as it is supposed to. That includes: contrast, color balance, sharpening and saturation. So we are not doing anything creative (I will show you how ... Read More »

Trip Home – Summer Scene Manipulation

Trip Home – Summer Scene Manipulation

Welcome to a new manipulation tutorial. I will try to make this easy to follow for beginners. I will show you how to combine a few free stock images and create a beautiful warm summer scene. If you followed the Manipulation Secrets series it will be a lot easier for you to follow this tutorial. Enjoy. Read More »

Realistic Fabric Folds Effect in Photoshop

Realistic Fabric Folds Effect in Photoshop

This is going to be a short tutorial for beginners mostly. In this tutorial I will show you how to turn a flat image into a realistic folded fabric using the Displace filter. It’s a really easy process but many people just do it wrong or use some really complicated techniques. Hope you like this one. Read More »

Photoshop Shortcuts I use Everyday – The Ultimate Guide

Photoshop Shortcuts I use Everyday – The Ultimate Guide

Speeding up your work-flow is important for any Photoshop user because you will save a lot of time and because you will be able to focus on what you like best, designing. In this tutorial I will show you some shortcuts and tips that I use everyday when I’m in Photoshop and I promise there are at least a few ... Read More »

Colorful Mosaic text effect in Photoshop

Colorful Mosaic text effect in Photoshop

In this short tutorial I will show you how to create a mosaic type effect using random photographs and a bold font. All you need are some pretty photos you can get from anywhere and creativity. This is really easy to do but you can get some very impressive results if your put your creative mind to work. Read More »