It seems my Photoshop work of late has been geared more toward photography than it was in the past, but occasionally I just like to open the program and play.
Adding color to a black and white photograph is a great way to give an old family photo a hand-colored look, or give a little extra emphasis to a retro photo like this one.
One of the “classic” Photoshop effects got easy in Photoshop CS2. Using the new Warp feature, the Page Curl effect takes seconds instead of minutes!
What one thing do most clients want done to their headshots? That’s right, they want the extra weight removed. Here’s one quick way that takes advantage of how the brain uses shadow to perceive depth.
A mezzotint is a way of reproducing a photograph in black and white with etched lines instead of the familiar “dot” pattern of a typical halftone.
Photoshop’s Pattern Stamp is a great way to turn a photograph into a watercolor, without that “filtered” look.
Take Photoshop, the pen tool, and a photo of a pad of paper and a pencil, and you can leave Mom a digital note, or make a quick sketch.
Photoshop’s Motion Blur is a great filter, but it doesn’t really look like someone is moving fast- it looks more as if you’re rapidly shaking your head back and forth.