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Quick Tip 4 – Quick layer selection and management

Quick Tip 4 – Quick layer selection and management

In order to become a better Photoshop user you need to speed up your workflow and become efficient in order to concentrate more on the design part rather than on dealing with the menus. Read More »

Legend Of Lorelei – Manipulation Tutorial

Legend Of Lorelei – Manipulation Tutorial

In this intermediate tutorial we create some simple effects but with some nice impact.Tutorial inspired by the Legend of Lorelei.All we need is some nice stock to combine images together,using a soft brush as an eraser,change some tones and opacity,use the dodge and burn technique and  adding some sharpness.  Read More »

★ Optical Lens Flares V2

★ Optical Lens Flares V2

The second pack of lens flares includes 21 new lens flares on much higher resolution (4000×3000) so you can use them on big canvas sizes. It also includes all the lens flares from the previous pack and a brush set with all the lens flares so you can use them with brushes too. Read More »

Create a post apocalyptic scene in Photoshop

Create a post apocalyptic scene in Photoshop

In this manipulation tutorial I’ll show you how you can use a few stock images to create a post-apocalyptic scene in Photoshop using manipulation techniques to change the lighting of a scene. Enjoy. Read More »

HQ Crack Textures Pack

HQ Crack Textures Pack

A textures pack with17 high quality stock images of wall cracks.  These images were taken on white walls for easier use in Photoshop. Free for personal use only. Enjoy. Read More »

Quick Tip 3 -Remove white background without any tool

Quick Tip 3 -Remove white background without any tool

Before starting to work on an image composition, you need to know if the stock images that you have fit in terms of light, angle etc. Using the layer styles window you can change the blending behaviour of the image and remove white and black backgrounds non-destructively. See how quick this is. Read More »

DeviantART Group Features #1

DeviantART Group Features #1

Since I’m a pretty active user on DeviantART I created a group so that you can submit your artworks there as well. The group is also a great place for finding inspiration and great resources for your own works. Read More »

Quick Tip 2 – Alternative Sharpening & Re-apply Filters

Quick Tip 2 – Alternative Sharpening & Re-apply Filters

Learn a quick way of reapplying a filter using a simple shortcut and also how to apply an alternative sharpening to you images. Read More »

Dramatic Lighting Photoshop Tutorial

Dramatic Lighting Photoshop Tutorial

The main objective for this manipulation tutorial is show you how to create a dramatic and artistic illumination effect. I’ll show you how to use the Brush tool and Dodge/Burn to paint shadows and change the lighting of the entire scene. Read More »

Depositphotos Contest Winners

Depositphotos Contest Winners

First I’d like to thank all the participants that sent their submissions. There were more than 50 submissions so it wasn’t easy to choose the winners. In fact I had to contact depositphotos and they told me I could have 3 winners instead of 2. Now let’s see the winners. Read More »