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Create the Dragan photo effect in Photoshop

In 2003 Polish physicist Andrzej Dragan picked up a camera and started creating some fascinating portraits that expressed the depth of the person and their character by enhancing facial features usually...

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Create a realistic star field with space dust in photoshop (With Action)

Star fields are a great way of adding an interesting element to your photo manipulations or digital paintings and they are surprisingly easy to create from scratch in Photoshop. Although most...

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How to Create Colorful Flowing Lines Abstract Vector Background in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this tutorial, I will teach you how to easily create a colorful flowing lines background in Adobe Photoshop CS5 using gradients, brushes and Curves adjustment layer. Layered PSD file...

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How to Create Abstract Colorful Swirl Waves Background in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In the following Quick Tip tutorial you will learn how to use Ellipse Tool, Brush Tool, and Gradients in Adobe Photoshop CS5 to create abstract swirl waves background. You can...

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How to Make a Wonderful Lighting Effect for Posters in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Today, I’m going to show you how use brushes, custom shapes and Layer styles in Adobe Photoshop CS5 to create wonderful lighting effect for posters. Layered PSD file included. Let’s...

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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...

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How to Make a Style Poster in Adobe Photoshop CS5

This tutorial is an example of how a few simple techniques can be used to create a piece of digital artwork using multiple layers, masking, the Brush tool, some basic...

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How to Create Abstract Vector Background with Colorful Bubbles in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this tutorial I will give you some tips on how to create abstract background with colorful bubbles in Adobe Photoshop CS5. You will learn how to add a Layer...

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Create a Unique Glowing Text with Space Background in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create this Unique Glowing Text with Space Background in Adobe Photoshop CS5. We will use techniques such as...

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Give photos a retro-inspired look using Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this tutorial, we’ll use channel mixing, blending modes and opacity techniques to create a retro-inspired look on an image using Adobe Photoshop CS5, for this masterclass, you’ll need a...

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How to use brushes to enhance your portraits in Adobe Photoshop CS5

This tutorial is an example of how a few simple techniques can be used to create a piece of digital artwork using multiple layers, masking, the Brush tool, some basic...

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Creative mixed-media composition in Adobe Photoshop CS5

This tutorial uses some basic layering and masking techniques, coupled with some 3D elements that we’ll montage together to create an interesting mixed-media collage with lots of depth. Layered PSD...

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