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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 “fuzzy” 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 :) but sometimes you may want to add some clouds to that perfect sky – 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 – 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.

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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 »