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Realistic Water

1. New Document (500x500) Transparent BackGround.2. Filter > Render > Clouds3. Filter > Pixelate > Pointillize (Cell Size: 5)4. Duplicate the Layer (Layer > Duplicate Layer)5. Now on the top...

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Create Realistic Planet

Make a new Document, 500x500 PixelsBrush the image with some grunge brushes, any colors youd like, I suggest 2 main colors though. (Brown: 636343, Green: 737C18)Now go, “Filter > Distort...

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Watery Grave

 1. New Document (500x500 Pixels)2. Now go “Filter > Render > Clouds”3. “Filter > Render > Difference Clouds” press “Ctrl+F” to repeat the effect, until you get something that resembles...

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Create Photo Edges using Quick Masking

1. Open the picture you want to work with and click the quick Mask tool in the toolbar. 2....

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Eye Manipulation 4

1. Open Your Eye Image.2. Use The Patch tool to take out the black part of the Pupil.(To do this with the patch tool, draw around the center part of...

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Spectacular Explosion

1. Start off with a new image of your size with a black backgound. Create a new layer (we're only going to use one layer in this tutorial so don't...

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Prime Spiral

1. Create a new document with a black background. 2. Go to Filter> Render> Lens Flare and uses these settings: 3. Now apply a Filter> Distort> Polar Coordinates and select...

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Create a smooth colored fusion effect.

1. Create a new image (File > New or Ctrl+N): 2. Create a new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift+Ctrl+N). 3. Press D on your keyboard to reset...

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Create a spinning fire of doom.

1. Make a new image (File > New or Ctrl+N) with 450px in width and 400px in height: 2. Create a new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift+Ctrl+N)...

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Create a glossy warping fire twirl.

1. Create a new image (File > New or Ctrl+N): 2. Create a new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift+Ctrl+N). 3. Press D on your keyboard to reset...

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Create a nice colored fusion twirl.

1. Create a new image (File > New or Ctrl+N): 2. Create a new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift+Ctrl+N). 3. Press D on your keyboard to reset...

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Design a portal for backgrounds.

1. Start by making a new (File > New or Ctrl+N) image with the dimensions being 400px in width and height. 2. Create a new layer (Layer > New >...

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