Photoshop step and repeat effects

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Step and repeat effects can be easily created in Adobe Photoshop. This is one of the many features we look at in our Photoshop training courses. To create an effect similar to the one illustrated here we would first create a new document within Photoshop via the top File menu. This will open a dialog box where we can either... Read more...

Photoshop water splash

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Creating a water splash image in Photoshop is a matter of working with several layers and their respective blending modes. We show you how it’s done in our Adobe Photoshop training courses. First create a new document of size 150 x 220mm, for example, with a resolution of 300 ppi. Next select the Gradient tool with the default colours, but... Read more...

Photoshop web photo gallery

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If you want to create a simple webpage without having to use HTML you can utilize Photoshop’s web photo gallery function. We demonstrate how in our Adobe Photoshop training courses. This web page will include  a home page, thumbnail images for each item which link to  other pages with full-size images, as well as various navigational buttons. In versions of... Read more...

Photoshop High Dynamic Range

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High Dynamic Range (or HDR) refers to images which have a greater range of luminosity than is normally recorded via photography. HDR images attempt to simulate what the human eye perceives. We demonstrate how to achieve various professional photography effects in our Adobe Photoshop training courses. First open an image in Photoshop. The image shown here is Antoni Gaudi’s Church... Read more...

Photoshop web buttons

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Creating web buttons in Photoshop is easy if you follow just a few simple steps. We show you how to do this in our Adobe Photoshop training courses. First create a new file of dimensions 300 by 100 pixels, with a resolution of 72 pixels per inch, color mode of RGB and Background Contents: Transparent. Hit OK. Next select the... Read more...

Photoshop swirl effect

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Photoshop is a great program for creating interesting text effects, like the Swirl Effect illustrated here. We show you how to create amazing effects like this, and more, in our Adobe Photoshop training courses. First create a new document, size A5, for example. Then use the Type tool to type a word like iMAGiNE as shown here. Format this to... Read more...

Photoshop text effects

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Creating text effects in Photoshop is a relatively easy process, yet adds dynamism to your images. We demonstrate the best methods in our Adobe Photoshop courses. To create the effect illustrated here first create a new document, 1600 by 700 pixels, for example, with a resolution of 150 ppi, which will be adequate for in-house printing. Next change the colours... Read more...

Photoshop lightning

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Many special effects can be created from scratch in Photoshop using the brush tool options. We show you how to create amazing effects like this lightning in our Adobe Photoshop training courses. First of all we source a photographic image of a lightning bolt from the internet – make sure it’s medium to large in size. The more detail the... Read more...

Photoshop spatter brush

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Creating custom spatter brushes in Photoshop is fun and adds an element of unpredictability to your designs. We show you how in our Adobe Photoshop training courses. First source an image of ink splats via an internet image search. Then select the standard Lasso tool and select around the splat you wish to use. Now go to the Image drop-down... Read more...

Photoshop crack effect

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Creating a crack effect in Photoshop is a simple matter of creating a custom brush. We show you how in our Adobe Photoshop training courses. First source an image of lightning from the internet, and open it up in Photoshop. Go the the Channels panel and click on each channel to find out which one defines the lightening effect best... Read more...