Photoshop Archive

Photoshop Pixel Patterns

Create a new document 10X10 pixels and fill it with #611502. Now go to Edit>Prefrences>Guides Grids and Slices and set ‘Gridline every: 2 pixels’ and Subdivisions to 1. This gives us a nice grid to work with and keep out patterns inline. Press ok and return to your document. Now make sure you turn grids

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Creating 3D Objects Using Photoshop

3D objects, namely icons, the little graphics that grace the interface of almost every conceivable GUI application you can possibly think of. Icons give us a visual representation of the functions, tools, and processes they represent. In this article, we’ll step through the process of creating a very nice 3d icon using reference material. I

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Fairy Eyes Photoshop Tutorial

1. First I grabbed a stock photo from Liquid Venus Stock. Check out her stock, a very beautiful woman with amazingly beautiful eyes. You can get the particular image I did by Clicking Here. Now first I want to soften the image up a bit. Duplicate the bg layer and then go to Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur

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Interface With Window Reflections Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial shows you a neat little trick on how to add a window type reflection that resembles panes of glass reflecting off a surface. This is used in a lot of skins and layouts, adds a very nice touch and realism. Since I didn’t want to write one of those two second tutorials, we

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Segmented and Curved Pipes Photoshop Tutorial

By request, I’ve put together this tutorial on how to create some pretty nice looking segmented pipes that bend and intertwine. It’s pretty simple so lets get started. 1. Create a new RGB document about 640X480 pixels or if you want to go ahead and make it a wallpaper size, feel free. Now lets go

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Making Sewer Walls

1. Create a new document, 400X400 square. Now fill the background with #2B2B2B. Now, we want to give the wall some texture and depth as well, so lets create a new layer. We want to mix colors that are similar to our base color and then work out from there. Set your foreground to #3A3A3A

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Creating Realistic Icons with Photoshop: Pen

For this particular article, were gonna be creating a pen icon. First, I want to grab a reference image on the icon I wanted to create. We will also use this as a template to get our general shape from. You can download the particular image I used by Clicking Here. Now using Photoshop’s pen

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Barack Obama’s Coldplay iPod + iTunes Commercial in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial will guide you through creating an effect in the vein of the Coldplay iTunes commercial. The Coldplay commercial uses colorful backdrops, with various textures, smoke and lighting effects. For this tutorial, we’ll take a photo of Barack Obama, mask it, create a silhouet and create the colorful background. This tutorial includes a

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