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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 :)

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Swiss Cheese Text

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

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Making blood…!

Last month I wrote a tutorial on how to remove a digit from a hand (http://www.tipsquirrel.com/index.php/2011/07/using-photoshop-to-cut-off-a-finger/ ), this month I thought i’d show you how to add some blood to this picture. This isn’t the only way you can make blood and I’m sure other people have other ideas. Treat this more of a stepping stone on the way to creating the effect you want. Read the rest of this entry »

Simple Grunge Text

Today I thought I’d show you how to make a simple grunge effect for text.

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Showing a texture through skin

Making horror art I often get asked how I get texture to show through flesh, its actually very simple and uses my favourite Photoshop tool Layer Masks.

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Let it snow

Tis the time for snow and Christmas cheer, as such I thought i’d show you how to fake snow.

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Rectangle Photo effect

This month I thought I’d show you a nice easy way to create a cool photo effect using the Rectangle Marquee Tool and the Stroke Layer Style.

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Faking a moon

When making fantasy pictures its often useful to have a moon in a night sky, we can easily fake a nice convincing moon using a couple of Photoshop Filters.

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Fire in my hands

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Time Tunnel

This month I thought i’d show you an easy way of creating a time tunnel effect using filters and masks.

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