Tutorials

Create a Cool Abstract 3D Plexi Glass Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial will show how to create cool looking abstract shapes, 3D text and objects with the Plexi Glass effects and many different colors. This effect can be applied on text as well as objects or symbols. The activity will involve a lot layers and layer manipulations such as blend modes and layers styles.

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Easily Create a Great Looking Sparkler Effect in Photoshop

Have you ever imagined using those cool looking sparks you see from fireworks or welding in your next poster? If you have this tutorial will help you out tremendously. In this tutorial I will teach you how to recreate that sparkler effect on Photosh

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Apply an Awesome Light Ray Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to make light rays to create a mystical effect on a photo. The light ray effect is perfect for pictures or shots of scenes with lots of clouds or landscape.

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Photoshop an Awesome Glass Text Effect

To stick with my winter/holiday theme today I am going to teach you how to create a text effect just like the image below. The techniques I will show you in this tutorial will come in handy in your day-to-day design work.

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Color Makeovers in Photoshop

In this tutorial I am going to show you the basic techniques on how to alter and adjust the colors of a photo in Photoshop. I will also show you how to add colors to grayscale photographs and images.

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Create a Joyous Christmas Greeting in Photoshop

With Christmas right around the corner we thought it would be a good time to do a Christmas themed Photoshop tutorial. Today we will complete a project with a Christmas Season theme by using text effects and layers special effects to create a snowy inspired Christmas greeting. Note that this tutorial was made in Photoshop CS5.

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How to Remove Fake Anti Viruses Like a Pro

In the last year there has been a huge outbreak of virus’s and malware that mask themselves as anti-virus software. They tend to be difficult to remove and attempt to extort money from users to "get rid of the virus that it’s detected". Most experienced users will easily spot the viurs as bogus and remove it, but your parents or other less experienced users may buy into the ruse and pay for the removal of the "virus" that it detects. Even then if you were to pay the extortion fee, it most likely will not be removed.

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Motion and Speed Effects: Adding Motion Blurs in Photoshop

Motion Blur is an effect in Photoshop under the blur filters which renders an image blurred but with direction and sense of speed and movement. It is somewhat similar to overstretching an image but it is more realistic because it applies blur.

This guide will help a beginner learn how to apply motion blur effects in Photoshop to create unique and creative designs and images.
Motion blur is located in the Filters > Blur > Motion Blur

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