Wednesday, August 4, 2010

18th Vol. of Photoshop Magazine


1st : Tutorials

Stylish Surreal Portrait

By : Carine Ma

In today's tutorial we will combine surrealism and fashion effortlessly to create a state of art portrait. I'll show you how to achieve this essentially through a combination of photos, filters and brushes. You can then translate these techniques into your designs to add an artistic edge to them!

Design a Multimedia Website Layout in Photoshop

By : Carine Ma
First impressions do count! Stunning our viewers with a visually compelling portfolio is one of the most important things that a designer can do to court a new client. Today we will demonstrate how to use photos, brushes, and textures, and 3D objects to design a creative multimedia website layout in Photoshop. Let’s get started!

How To Create The Expendables Winged Skull Poster Art

By : Chris Spooner

When I saw the bad-ass poster design for the upcoming movie The Expendables, I just had to open up Photoshop and have a go at recreating it. Follow this step by step guide on how to create the menacing winged skull design for yourself, complete with an overkill of weaponry surrounding a sinister looking skull face.

Maze in my Mind

By : Jakub Luniewski

Create this metaphoric artwork easily using a selection of stock photos. This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to combine and manipulate photos to create a surreal photo manipulation.

Create a fantasy-horror scene in Photoshop

by Sebastiano

Today I’ll drive you through the process of making a fantasy horror scene in Photoshop. We will use some of our grunge textures to realize the background scene, several Photoshop filters to create light effects and we will turn the picture of an innocent child into a diabolic character. I’ll show you how the liquify filter can be used to modify face lineaments. Inspiration derives from horror movie posters design. Are you ready to enter in the dark horror world?

30 COOL 3D Text Effects

One of the coolest and most popular ways to use Photoshop is to create 3D text. Hence you see it everywhere – 3D Text Collections! Because there are soooo many, we picked some of our viewers’ favorites and put them together in a single reference!

How to Create a Stylized Wave using Adobe Illustrator

By : Iaroslav Lazunov

In this tutorial you will learn how to create some stylized waves, using the Pathfinder, Envelope Distort with Mesh and various Gradients. You will also learn how to use Scatter Brushes to create the foam effect. Let’s begin!

Create a Futuristic Nonfunctional Interface in Photoshop

By : Marc Ambrose

In today’s tutorial I will show you how to create a futuristic non-functional interface.

Creating a Dramatic Polar Panorama Effect

By : Johnson Koh

We have seen plenty of polar panorama photographs in the earlier post. This simple tutorial will show how to use the polar coordinates filter to create a polar panorama effect and also other cool tricks to enhance the beauty further.

Create marvelous skin effects using vectors in Photoshop

By : adriana

Today we will create some really cool skin effects using stock vectors and a bit of imagination.

How to Illustrate Dynamic Hair Using Adobe Illustrator’s Paintbrush Tool

By : Sharon Milne

This tutorial will show you how to create a dynamic hairstyle from a reference image. You will use the Paintbrush Tool, basic skin shading and transparent gradients.

Making a Book of Magical Playground Scene

By : Johnson Koh
This tutorial will show how to create a fantasy book scene. We will be using various advanced Photoshop techniques to make the composition as realistic as possible.

Creation of “Eat with caution”

By : Adam Wignall

The final image has 2 ravenous cherries being held a safe distance at arms length. You wouldn’t want to get to close to these guys after all.

Create Beautiful Abstract Female Art in Photoshop

By : Mart Biemans

Sometimes, all it takes to create a stunning piece of art is a stock photo, a bit of creativity, a great idea, and some time. Today, I will demonstrate how to create a piece of art that I created titled, "Beauty of Gold." Let’s get started!

Create a Glossy High Resolution Box Art Icon with Photoshop

By: Tanmoy Dey
There are several ways to create this sort of design. You can use software, actions, or even do this yourself. In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to do this by hand, in Photoshop. Let’s get started!

Cool Text Effect with the Puppet Warp Tool in Photoshop CS5

By: Fabio Sasso
This tutorial will only work with the CS5 version and I believe it won't take you too much time.

Photoshop Spot Healing Brush Tutorial Removing Skin Blemishes With The Spot Healing Brush

Quickly And Effortlessly Remove Acne, Skin Blemishes And Other Small Image Problems

2nd : Brushes

4th : Fonts and Articles

Abduzeedo has featured 4 very unique fonts that should definitely be added to your font folder. There isn’t much else to say but check them out now because you are bound to love at least one of them.
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This is a guest article by Ana Paula Rodrigues outlining the unveiling of the new 2014 World Cup logo.
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