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Vintage, Cross Processed Photo Effect in Photoshop
Posted on 8/25/14 in Articles, Photography
The cross processed look comes from a old photography technique where you develop film in the wrong type of chemicals, which creates color shifts and changes in contrast. This...
Manipulate a Portrait Photo to Create a Splatter Paint Effect
Posted on 8/25/14 in Articles, Design
In this tutorial, I will show you how to manipulate a portrait photo to create a splatter paint and drip effect in Photoshop. This tutorial will cover many techniques including...
How to Use Light Leaks in Your Photography
Posted on 8/22/14 in Articles, Photography
Light leaks are a staple for retro photography. They can add a realistic feel to your vintage images. Learn how to use light leaks in Photoshop.
Create a Glossy Neon Text Effect with Stars in Photoshop
Posted on 8/22/14 in Articles, Design
Layer Styles and Patterns are very powerful tools in Photoshop, you can have create cool effects using those tools. Follow this step by step Photoshop Tutorial to create a Glossy...
Create a Gingerbread Cookie Scene Using Smart Objects
Posted on 8/22/14 in Articles, Design
In this tutorial, we'll learn how to build a gingerbread cookie using copies of a single Smart Object. This technique will allow us to quickly update the shape of our cookie with...
Quickly Add Interest to Plain Looking Textures in Photoshop
Posted on 8/22/14 in Articles, Design
This tutorial will teach you how to quickly add some extra interest to plain looking textures using Photoshop filters and layer styles.
Create a Wood Planks Typo with a Custom Pattern in Illustrator
Posted on 8/21/14 in Articles, Design
In this Illustrator Tutorial, learn how to create a Wood Pattern Text Effect with wood planks and a custom pattern, using the Pen Tool and a few effects.
Transform a Photo into a LEGO Block Piece of Art in Adobe Photoshop
Posted on 8/21/14 in Articles, Design
Use Adobe Photoshop to build a LEGO version of a photo. Use some clever filters and shadowing techniques to easily create the appearance of building a photo replica with hundreds...
Create 3D Pixel Art in Illustrator
Posted on 8/21/14 in Articles, Design
We are combining one of the most primitive and limited graphic techniques edited on a pixel level, with the modern sleek aesthetic of 3D effects. But the result is a juxtaposition...
How to Composite a Moon or Planet into a Photo with Photoshop
Posted on 8/20/14 in Articles, Design
This tutorial will teach you how to composite a moon or planet into a photograph using nothing but layer styles and masks in Photoshop.
Create a Raw Horror Movie Poster Design in Photoshop
Posted on 8/20/14 in Articles, Design
Follow this step by step tutorial to create an old school style horror movie poster. We’ll create a low-fi print effect with red on black and use a range of splatter brushes to...
How to Create Colorful Neon Text with Adobe Illustrator
Posted on 8/20/14 in Articles, Design
In the following Quicktip you will learn how to create a colorful neon text effect. By first using a thick font and the Round Any Corner Script you will create the letter shapes....

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