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Christmas time…!

I’d like to show you how to make a simple vector style snowman.

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Halloween

I know its a bit late but I thought i’d show you a neat little way of making a Halloween poster…!

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Chocolate text (With sprinkles)

Step 1.

Make a new document and grab your Pen Tool, set the Options to Shape Layer in the options bar. Next we want to create your letters. I made the word YUM.

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Creative uses of the magic wand tool

The Magic wand tool is very useful when you want to create โ€œfuzzyโ€ selections, but it can also be used creatively to make some cool things…!

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Adding clouds to a photo

 

Sometimes a blue sky is lovely, especially when you’re trying to get a tan ๐Ÿ™‚ but sometimes you may want to add some clouds to that perfect sky โ€“ it may make things more interesting.

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Simply Faking double exposure

A few days ago I was looking through some stunning triple exposure photos

(http://www.behance.net/gallery/We-Are-Nature-Multiple-Exposure-Portraits-Vol-II/4454689 ) and thought I would show you a basic way of creating a similar effect using photoshop.

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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 โ€“ 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 โ€“ not that i’ve been able to buy any in the last 5 years or so ๐Ÿ™ 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.

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Engraving text with Photoshop

ย 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 โ€“ Filter>Render>Clouds. Read the rest of this entry »