A workshop student recently introduced me to an app called PhotoTangler. I loved the name so much that I was eager to learn about it. The app takes distinct images and seamlessly blends them into a collage that is unified with texture. I wondered how easy it would be to accomplish the same effect in Photoshop. It turns out that the process is both uncomplicated and a great way to engage your right brain!
Create a bump map using a simple cloud render, create a displacement map, add color and then create a 3D object.
Create a simple video animation file and then learn how Photoshop can place that animated texture onto a 3D object.
In today’s tutorial, we’re going to bring together two of my favorite techniques––Soft-Glow Montage and Oil Paint Filter––to produce a breathtaking painterly effect with softer, more luminous details than would be possible using only the Oil Paint filter.
Find out how to create a title graphic with 3D depth by using layer styles, masks, gradients, and smart objects. Follow along and learn how.
This tutorial will show you how to use multiple layer styles to create a web button inspired text effect. Then, it will show you how to add some more small details using brushes and filters, to get a more polished final outcome.
For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a passion for compositing. More than anything, I’ve enjoyed crafting composites that look like they belong on movie posters or book covers. Here are a few recent examples.
This tutorial will explain how to create a colorful dot-cutout paper text effect, by rasterizing the type layers, then creating and stroking work paths with a modified round brush. It will also explain the process of adding a couple of adjustment layers to modify the coloring of the final result.