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Human Statue Effect

Advanced,Tutorial 12 June 2010 Comments Off

Want to apply a Stone Cursed person effect in Photoshop? You will need to desaturate a dublicate layer, then use the Pen Tool, add a downloaded Concrete texture, then Inverse the texture with a Multiply Blend mode on the layer.

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Add Watermark

Easy,Tutorial 8 June 2010 Comments Off

This photoshop tutorial teaches how to easily add transparent watermark and copyright text to a multiple photos. Start recording an Action so that you can use this watermark on other images quickly. Add a new Layer, place the copyright sign and apply the Emboss filter. Change your layer mode to hard light. Then do the […]

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Film Effect

Easy,Tutorial 6 June 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial shows how to have photos look as if they were taken with a film camera and no UV filter and then scanned. You will apply color adjustments using the Curves tool, change the Blend mode, add a Brightness/Contrast adjustment layer.

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Change Hair Color

Easy,Tutorial 4 June 2010 2 Comments

Learn how to change the hair color and create glossie lips. You will use the Quick Mask, the Color Balance, Layer Blend mode “Soft Light”, the Dodge tool in the range set to “HighLights”.

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Dreamy Protrait Effect

Easy,Tutorial 26 May 2010 Comments Off

This is a dreamy effect tutorial. First set Black and White point in the curves adjustment layer. Then edit Hue/Saturation. Duplicate the layer and use Gaussian Blur. Change the blending mode to Screen with 40 % opacity…

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Skin Texture

Easy,Tutorial 1 May 2010 1 Comment

Want to add some texture to your model’s face? Open the portrait and the image with a texture of your choice. Add the texture as a new layer and play with the blend mode (perhaps soft light). You can desaturate the layer.

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Grunge Effect

Easy,Tutorial 26 April 2010 1 Comment

Non-destructive image editing for increasing the contrast and the intensifying colors of the photo. You use different blend modes, apply High Pass filer, add noise and add Guassian Blur at about 2 pixels smooths it all out.

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Make Younger

Easy,Tutorial 4 April 2010 1 Comment

This tutorial shows how to make the old people look younger. First you need to clean the face by using Spot Healing Brush and Healing Brush tools. Then add Gaussian blur effect with a Layer Mask. Then add some lipstick, Blend Mode needs to be ajusted here. You may want to change color of the […]

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Beauty Retouch

Easy,Tutorial 2 April 2010 1 Comment

This tutorial shows how to enhance the skin and hair of a girl portrait with filter effects, blending modes and adding a lighting effect. You fist select a Color Range (face and skin) and apply the Gaussian Blur filter. Then apply Unsharp Mask filter to emphasize her face’s edges. And finally use the Lighting Effects […]

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Dark Photo Fixing

Easy,Tutorial 29 March 2010 Comments Off

If curves and levels seem too complicated for you at this moment and you have a really dark image that you need to fix, there is an easy way to adjust the lightness in your underexposed photo. It is not a panacea though and other means may be used too. This method is based on […]

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