Photo Retouching Tutorial: Hair

In this tutorial I will focus on the hair. Before watching please note that there is a lot of information in this video to absorb, so watch and re-watch areas. I’d recommend pausing it at regular intervals before continuing so that you fully understand all the processes

Create typographic letter using Photoshop

In order to create a typographic wallpaper, it would make sense to know a bit about Typography in the first place. Typography is the art and technique of arranging movable type. What does this mean? It means that text itself portrays a message all of its own. Its location, font-family, font-style, color and size all determine the message it portrays. Using a really blocky font for a wedding image wouldn’t make sense, because blocky text isn’t elegant or extravagant, like cursive and curly fonts can be. While this tutorial won’t focus on the essence of typography, understanding what makes type look good will help to create a great design.

5 Minutes Portrait Enhancement Using Photoshop

Quick way of enhancing portrait without using patch/healing tools. This technique gives you total control of where you want the detail, and where not. This technique also greatly smoothen out skin, yet you still can manage how much detail you want to reveal using layer opacity. This method requires less tools, time and skill to achieve compare to other patch/heal/spot methods, but the end result is stunning. Only the first 2 layers is necessary for this technique, the other 2 layers name “blur background” is just the blooming effect, and all the other Photoshop filters I added is just for fun.

Free Transform Fractals Photoshop Tutorial

Beautiful tutorial on how to utilize the transform tool to create a master piece of art work.

Photoshop Basic 101 - The Interface

Photoshop’s interface can be a confusing place to first time users. This lesson will show you what’s what, and how to navigate through the behemoth which is Photoshop. This lesson covers the Work Area, Creating New Document, Saving and Opening a Document.

How to create ‘High Dynamic Range’ images using Photomatix

Very nice tutorial from VanillaDays on how to create stunning HDR images using Photomatix. I’ve been using this program for quite a while now, and the result is amazing.

Enhance portrait using Photoshop

Why use real make up if you can do a digital make up and make the skin look pretty and smooth. It’s simple, fast and very effective.

Suberb Tutorial of Digital Painting President Obama

In this tutorial created by Kyle Lambert, a specialist in digital painting. You will learn all the steps to create a digital paint of President Obama, it also comes with a video that shows the whole process of creation.

3D Text and Paint Effects in Photoshop

There’s a lot of talk in design circles about green design at the moment – and this digital illustration is inspired by this emphasis on green issues and a more sustainable future. You’ll learn how to employ 3D extrusion techniques by creating elements in Illustrator for import into Photoshop; you’ll also hone your brush and drawing skills, and learn how to achieve this wonderfully subtle, cloudy background and the bold but not too in-yourface highlights.

How to Integrate 3D Images into Dynamic Scenes

As the medium of photo manipulation becomes more popular among digital artists, we have to continue to explore new and innovative ways to make our work stand out from the crowd. In this tutorial, we’ll look at one of them. Usually photo manipulation utilizes stock imagery. However, what if you were to create your own sort of background stock, but in 3D? How could you make it look good? That is the main topic we’ll look at today.