In my quest for the Holy Grail of portrait-retouching effects, I sought a look that was crisp and chiseled, yet sleek and refined. This couldn’t be an ordinary effect; it had to be created nondestructively…
Path Blur is the fourth of five blur filters in the Blur Gallery available in Photoshop CC and later. It enables you to add motion effects along a path to images. This tutorial will show you how to use the Path Blur filter to add some interesting motion effects to an image, and then we’ll show you how to use multiple paths with the smart filters mask to create a speed motion effect.
Adobe keeps slipping fun new features into each new release of Photoshop CC. In a recent release, they quietly unveiled a Flame filter that can be used to create everything from candlelight to dramatic flame-thrower bursts to flaming type.
The Spin Blur is the last of the five blur filters in the Blur Gallery available in Photoshop CC and later. It enables you to create circular motion effects that emulate an object’s rotation. This tutorial will show you how to use the Spin Blur filter to add a spinning motion effect to a car’s wheels.
The Tilt-Shift Blur is the third of the five blur filters in the Blur Gallery available in Photoshop CC and later, but it was first introduced as one of three filters in Photoshop CS6. Tilt-shift…
In this tutorial, Daniel shows you how to create a simple, editable background to showcase a text-based logo. You’ll learn how to stylize the text, including converting the text to shapes so you can move letters individually, to dazzling effect.
If you need to create a reflection in Photoshop for a product shot, Daniel has an easy technique that yields great results.
Hollywood films, such as the recent Boxtrolls, are wonderful examples of how to achieve a dramatic moody look through the use of carefully directed light and shadow, the play of warm and cool colors, and subtle inclusion of atmospheric effects like mist.