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Create a Horror Movie Poster in Photoshop

August 10, 2010 • By

We’ll be creating a gory image of a hand for a movie poster in this tutorial. I was inspired by a movie poster created by Swedish designer Marcell Bandicksson for the film titled, The Ruins. Here, we’ll employ the use of Layer masks and a combination textures
for a gravely image. Lighting and tone of the final picture would also important for an atmospheric effect.

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Create Batman Logo in Photoshop

July 19, 2010 • By

In this tutorial, we’ll be creating the iconic Bat logo of the superhero, Batman. Here, we’ll be using the Pen Tool to sketch out the ‘bat’ and a set of Heavy Scratches brushes to add a great amount of detail to the bat logo.

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How to Create a Liquid Human Figure in Photoshop

July 7, 2010 • By

This Photoshop tutorial will include the use of the 3D software – Daz3d that you can download for free at www.daz3d.com. This great easy-to-use 3d software which also has been doubles as a virtual photo studio is a 98 MB file. I opted for Daz3d because it offered to me the option to manipulate the posture of the models I used in any form. This is great if you have a limited gallery of stock images or you can’t find a model with the exact posture, lighting, body weight or skin color you looking for.

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How to Wrap a Flag Around a World Cup Trophy

June 30, 2010 • By

In the eve of the World Cup taking place in South Africa, I thought I’ll serve up a tutorial celebrating the football fiesta.

In this tutorial, we’ll be be wrapping a flag around the World cup trophy by using the clipping Mask command and changing the Blend modes of the layers we’ll be creating. In the final image, we’ll sort of make light work of the official World Cup logo.READ MORE


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How to Create a Summer Scene in Photoshop

June 9, 2010 • By

In this photo manipulation tutorial, we’re going to create a beautiful bright summer scene. The colours in this composition would be made vivid and the play of light and transparencies would be necessary to keep the images in the scene nicely blended for the final image. This would be done by employing various selection and colour enhancement techniques such as feathering (soften) and hue adjustments respectively.

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How to Create a Mouse in Photoshop

May 26, 2010 • By

In this tutorial, we’ll attempt to create a realistic computer mouse. The use of Layer styles would be key here, especially in the areas of gradients, shadows and glows. This post took a little longer to complete than I anticipated.
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Create a Deep Ocean Scene with Dolphins in Photoshop

April 5, 2010 • By

In this tutorial we’ll be creating a dramatic deep ocean scene with two dolphins in the mix. The outcome of the Gaussian Blur effect and
varying the opacities of light employed, would eventually set the tone for an atmospheric scene for the dolphins deep at sea.There’s also the importance of adjusting color balance when dealing with the shades of blue; this would eventually make or break the end result.

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