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★ The Dark Side – Retouching/Manipulation Tutorial

★ The Dark Side – Retouching/Manipulation Tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a dark portrait manipulation in Photoshop CS6. It has a heavy load of retouching where you will learn how to fix eyes, lips, hair, nose and how to apply makeup. The background will be changed with an out of focus version to create more depth. Finally, some light effects and a ... Read More »

The Fallen Angel – Manipulation Tutorial

The Fallen Angel – Manipulation Tutorial

In this tutorial I will show you how I created this fantasy manipulation in Photoshop CS6. I will use the usual composition techniques. Some topics covered are creating realistic shadows, matching the depth of field of several elements of the composition, creating bloody tears and creating a broken wing. I will also show you the combination of blend modes and ... Read More »

Valentine’s Day Manipulation 2014

Valentine’s Day Manipulation 2014

This is a manipulation tutorial that will show you how to create a romantic scenario combining a few stock images. You will also learn how to create beautiful color effects and how to give a nice soft and dreamy effect to your works. Read More »

Create a Hollow Head Effect in Photoshop

Create a Hollow Head Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you how easy is to create a broken/hollow head effect in Photoshop. This effect can be made for any parts of the body like the arms, hands, fingers, eyes, etc. With the right stock photos you can easily create stunning effects of broken body parts. Enjoy. Read More »

Landscape Editing – Create a Sun with the Gradient Tool

Landscape Editing – Create a Sun with the Gradient Tool

The main tools when editing a landscape photo are Adjustment Layers and Filters. In this episode I will go a bit further and show you how to create a realistic sun using the Gradient Tool. Read More »

Create a Realistic Sunset Effect in Photoshop

Create a Realistic Sunset Effect in Photoshop

In this intermediate difficulty level tutorial I will show you how to create an  awesome romantic manipulation in Photoshop. I’ll show you how to create the lighting conditions that you want using layer styles and adjustment layers. Read More »

Fairytale Effects – Fantasy Color and Light Tutorial

Fairytale Effects – Fantasy Color and Light Tutorial

In this editing tutorial I’ll show you how to creatively use adjustment layers in order to create a fantasy effect with beautiful colors and light effects. I’ll show you how to make color changes using Selective Color, how to edit layer masks non destructively and how to use the Apply Image and mask shadows to control the amount of light ... Read More »

★ Rain & Water Effects in Photoshop

★ Rain & Water Effects in Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you how to create realistic water effects in Photoshop using stock images. You will learn how to make basic retouching on skin and how to paint water and apply textures, create custom rain brushes and a sharpening technique to make awesome high impact effects. Read More »

How do I configurate my Intuos 5

How do I configurate my Intuos 5

In this video I will show you how I’ve set up my graphic tablet to use it with Photoshop. I have the Intuos 5 from Wacom but other tablets may have a similar process.  Read More »

Architectural Post Processing in Photoshop

Architectural Post Processing in Photoshop

In this video I will show you how I would enhance a 3D building render in Photoshop. For this kind of editing you will need basic Photoshop skills and lots of images of objects, plants, people, etc to “populate” your 3D render. Adding as much detail as possible before your render the 3D building, will make your job a lot ... Read More »