October 2017
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

Posts Tagged ‘tutorial’

Slice Tool

logoThe Slice Tool

The slice tool can be used to create webpages, I shall show you how to create a very simple navigation example

Read the rest of this entry »

Bah humbug…!

logoChristmas is fast approaching and I thought how would be the best way to get us all in the Christmas spirit, so I thought I’d show you how to make a Bah Humbug!

Read the rest of this entry »

kaleidoscope retro book cover

logoCreate a kaleidoscope retro book cover effect

book-mockup

I really like the old retro look that are sometimes used on book covers – using Photoshop we can create a simple kaleidoscope effect to mimic the retro look.

Read the rest of this entry »

Cartoon Clouds

logoCartoon vectors

With Photoshop we can create vector type images, although they wont be true vectors as we use pixel manipulation. But that’s not to say we cant have some fun and make some cool pictures using simple techniques.

Read the rest of this entry »

Stripy Text…!

More text antics with Photoshop.

Step 1.

 

Start by creating a new Photoshop Document, I used 1024×768 at 72 ppi, but as always its really up to you. I then set my background Colour to Red #c0292f, you can either just fill the Background Layer with red or create a new Layer and colour that red. Read the rest of this entry »

Repeating patterns with actions

This tutorial will let you create a cool repeating pattern using actions.

 

Step 1.

Make a new Photoshop document – i’m using a canvas that is 1024×768, as always you can set your own size if you want. Make the background black by pressing D on your keyboard followed by ALT and Backspace (or go to Edit>Fill>Black). Finally make a new Layer above the background Layer called Pattern1. Read the rest of this entry »

Comic book text style

I’m a huge fan of comics – not that i’ve been able to buy any in the last 5 years or so :( but I do love rereading my old ones. This had me thinking about the old style Pow’s and Thwaks they used to put in fight scenes. I liked them, so I thought i’d show you a way of making them in Photoshop.

Read the rest of this entry »

Engraving text with Photoshop

 Step 1.

First create a new document sized 1024×768 then Reset the swatch colours to default by pressing D on your keyboard. Fill the background with Clouds – Filter>Render>Clouds. Read the rest of this entry »

Faking Star wars…

I always enjoy the beginning of star wars, the scrolling text gets me in the mood for a sci-fi fest! :D so I thought i’d show you a way of faking it in Photoshop :)

Read the rest of this entry »

Swiss Cheese Text

I love typography – its fun and easy. Today I wanted to show you how to make a simple “Swiss cheese effect”.

Read the rest of this entry »