Retro designs are something that has been coming back in trends. It’s a huge favorite among the hipster trends! It’s something that was done in old offset printing in simple colors whether it be in monotone or duotones. It was a way to be bold and stand out in things like old style ads, propaganda […]
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 […]
Removing backgrounds in images can be a daunting tasks for designers. You can go all out destructive and use the eraser tool. But in this post I will show you a completely non destructive approach using a mask in Photoshop!
Water is an essential part of life! Have you ever looked around your area and wonder what it would look like with a lake by it? Or how about thinking of making a unique landscape but aren’t anywhere near a lake or a water source? Well in this tutorial I will show you how to […]
Photos can be an important part of designs. When it comes to taking a photograph not everyone is a skilled photographer. This tutorial will show you how to simply fix a dark photograph without using Curves. Curves can be intimidating at first and for beginners this can be difficult to figure out.
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 […]
MORE COFFEE! Back in March I had created a free coffee stain texture pack and I’ve decided to create some more coffee stains with splatters! I had originally attempted to create a splatter effects with the intent of getting a grunge effect for a coffee brochure and came up with another round of fun stains!
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!