Follow Design Stacks

Subscribe to our free newsletter to get all our latest tutorials and articles delivered directly to your inbox!

Non-destructive dodge and burn in Photoshop

Dodging and Burning are some of the oldest and most fundamental techniques in the history photo retouching. The term dates back to the dark room where photographers over expose some areas...

/ 0 comments
Applying Grungy Effects into an Image in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this tutorial, it will show you the process of creating this photo manipulation by adding grungy effects into an image in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Layered PSD file included. Let’s...

/ 0 comments
Helpful Tips for Beginners

Helpful Tips for Beginners In this tutorial we'll list 10 really useful techniques and shortcuts for Photoshop beginners. These tips will hopefully do wonders for your Photoshop skills, and speed up...

/ 0 comments
Viewing Image Information in Photoshop

Viewing Image Information In this tutorial we're going to show you some quick and easy ways to find out information about your image in Photoshop. The tutorial was written for...

/ 0 comments
Using the Photoshop Type Tool

Using the Photoshop 5 Type Tool This tutorial explores the features and uses of Photoshop 5.5's type tool. Photoshop 6 uses a different type tool which we shall cover in...

/ 0 comments
Introduction to Layers

Introduction to Layers This beginner's tutorial explains the concept of layers in Photoshop. Layers are a very powerful tool for image editing, and are a fundamental tool in Photoshop for...

/ 0 comments
Easy Multicoloring

All you need is a picture you want to multi-color already made (usually I'd have a full sig done before multicoloring, but for now I'm just going to show you...

/ 0 comments
Create Photoshop Montage

Using Photomerge to create photo montages If you are using Photoshop CS2, chances are you didn't realize there was a handy feature to automatically stitch your panoramic images together.  What...

/ 0 comments
Creating Path-Based Objects in Photoshop

For this example, we're going to create a simple window frame--just six rectangles--and we're going to start by using the rectangular Marquee tool. While you can also easily do this...

/ 0 comments
Shadow/Highlight inside Photoshop CS part 1

The Shadow/Highlight function, I'm told, comes to use via the same engineering team that developed the Healing Bush tool that debuted in Photoshop 7. It is, of course, a completely...

/ 0 comments
Shadow/Highlight inside Photoshop CS part 2

 With the Highlight value, the same rules apply, so there's no need to go into those. The next parameter down, Color Correction allows you to make the colors in the...

/ 0 comments
Automating Image Mergers in Photoshop CS2

Creating the actionIn order to create our action, we're simply going to do everything we did in the previous installment in this tutorial series, which you can read by clicking...

/ 0 comments