There are lots of great background techniques around, many involving a huge number of layers and a variety of blending modes.
I’ve been doing a lot of Photo-effect and alteration tutorials for www.photoshopuser.com lately, and occasionally it feels good to get back to where it all began for me… type effects.
Photograph courtesy of Photospin.comThe Filter Gallery is a very cool way to get the filter effects you want; whether you’re turning a photo into a chalk rendering or a multi-media drawing.
Here’s a quick technique to create a colorful confetti background and colorful text.
In Part 1 of this tutorial, we created a very simple non-destructive vignette.
Vignettes are a very popular way to highlight the subject of a photograph.
I always suggest using pictures of people on every brochure, flier and web site my clients have, regardless of their products.
By combining pinpoint control over transparency with an easy way to fix mistakes, Photoshop’s layer masks are the perfect tool for blending two or more photographs together.