In today’s tutorial, we’ll build a Zen-like, misty mountains composite from existing landscape photos and textures. Along the way, hopefully we’ll pick up a few useful techniques and also discover that creation is a fulfilling (sometimes arduous) process.
Stephen Burns talks about the new abilities of Photoshop Creative Cloud to use vector tools to create 3D objects and to be able to group 3D objects together.
Use blending modes and layer styles to make this shiny text. This effect works great for ads or logos.
Stephen Burns talks about the new features of Photoshop Creative Cloud including; robust memory to handle large poly-counts, 32-bit color and lighting, default image-based lighting, and instance objects.
In today’s tutorial, we’ll create a simple, but elegant, window-shaped gobo.
This metallic background pattern is created using the Color Halftone Pixelate filter and then adding layer styles and gradients.
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.