July 2020
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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

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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!

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Removing facial features

logoEasily removing facial features

In this video I will show you how to remove your eyes, nose and mouth easily from a photo just using the patch and healing tools. When creating horror pictures its often useful to remove whole parts of a face, and start again, as such I found using this method where we can remove any part of a face very easily.







kaleidoscope retro book cover

logoCreate a kaleidoscope retro book cover effect


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.

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Cool Cat

logoHappy cat


A few years ago there were a number of birthday cards with large eyed cats and dogs on them, I thought I would spend a few minutes showing you how you can make your own spin on this idea.

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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.

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Water Balloon

Using the displace filter to create a exploding effect


logoThere are a few high speed photos around of water balloons popping, using Photoshop and a displacement map we can create a similar effect.

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Brushes Part 2

Making a Photoshop brush Part 2


Last month we looked at how to make a simple brush in Photoshop (http://www.tipsquirrel.com/how-to-make-a-photoshop-brush/) This tutorial taught us how to turn a shape into a brush – if you haven’t read that tutorial then please do so.


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Brushes Part 1

How to make a photoshop brush

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Snow Globe

Continuing with the snow theme from my last tutorial I thought i’d show you a neat way of creating a snow globe from a photo.

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