Whip out your favorite retro 8-track or cassette! Grab your Aquanet hair spray. Put on some neon spandex! We are diving into the 80’s! One of the most memorable part of the 80’s was the awesome retro text effects they had. It’s the rise of the digital age! The bright colors and the terrible printed […]
Stencil art is something we all are familiar with. It makes a simple statement, for graffiti art like Banksy’s work, a child’s craft, propaganda and so much more. In this post I will show you how to quickly make a stencil like effect in Photoshop.
Do you have an inner nerd in you or possibly know of someone who it? It’s almost Star Wars Day! What other way to show appreciation than by Photoshopping a Light Saber in your photos? In this tutorial I show you how to take an ordinary photo and bring out the Force.
A Bokeh Effect in photos is something that can be easily created with an experienced photographer. Bokeh is a method that causes the background to be blurry while keeping the focal point the center of attention. This helps the viewer identify what they are supposed to be looking at. You can see this method be […]
Blood! It’s in the bodies of all living things. Red. Sticky. Also something some people would consider scary and a great addition for holidays like Halloween. We are going to look into how to create realistic blood in Photoshop using color balance and curves to give your manipulations that added touch if you are looking […]
It’s easy to create a drop shadow in Illustrator but you run into the issue that it’s only visible on the outside of your design. Sometimes you just need to create an inner drop shadow effect only in the inside of your image. This week I will show you how to do just that!
Double exposure effects have come back in trends. It’s actually been around in the time of old-school camera exposures with film and chemicals. Double exposing is the process of using two negatives and creating one positive finalized image. In this tutorial I will show you a quick way to do it in Photoshop.
Vintage is such a thing of the past! Or at least it was until vintage became a cool trend. This trend has been around for a few years now and is still going strong. Thank you hipsters! This tutorial will guide you through some nice and quick steps in Photoshop to create a great vintage […]
Macro lenses are an excellent part of photography getting in the detail on your miniature subject while blurring the less important areas around it. Macro lenses also are used in giving a model village a fuller effect. This is something we can also give the illusion on a much bigger scale! We are going to […]
In an earlier post I gave you a set of scanned in wood textures. This week we can do a burned lettering effect to give it a more aged rustic effect!