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Photoshop » Color — almost 12 years ago
You know RGB, CMYK and LAB, but only few designers know about the long history of very different systems that came before the ones we know today, a history that includes well-known names like Newton, da Vinci and Goethe, all of whom developed their own color theories.
Photoshop » Designing — almost 12 years ago
Silhouette is a term used for photos with back lit objects, which show graphical structures due to a high contrast range. This effect can be simulated in a number of ways.
Photoshop » Photo Effects — almost 12 years ago — reviewed, not listed
Zombies are described as soulless creatures with no will of their own. As the walking resurrected, they spread fear and terror, but they actually only want to play – Baseball, for example, as you can see here. You can easily breed a monster of your own.
Photoshop » Drawing — almost 12 years ago — reviewed, not listed
Landscape painting is the art of more or less realistically depicting sections of nature or habitats created by man. In this example we’ll be shaping a mountain scenery using the polygon lasso tool, fitting colors and the smudge tool.
Photoshop » Textures — almost 12 years ago
This workshop will show you what power smart filters possess. Here you’ll conjure up a stone texture from nothing – or rather from a transparent layer – with a combination of filters. Combined with a few adjustment layers you’ll give the structure a fitting color and more contrast.
Photoshop » Text Effects — almost 12 years ago
Ambi means „all-sided“ – like the yin yang symbol. It’s perfectly symmetrical writing which can be turned or flipped and still looks exactly the same. They stand for perfect symmetry or even for signs full of wonder. This article shows you a technique how to do your own simple ambigram.
Photoshop » Effects — almost 12 years ago
Creating a huge celestial body seems like a daunting task, but it’s actually very easy if you use the right texture. A few layer styles and the Spherize distortion filter are the main ingredients which make for a realistic planet.
Photoshop » Text Effects — almost 12 years ago
Very smooth surfaces reflect their surroundings slightly, very hot elements glow or even emit light. With the layer style Outer Glow and the blending mode Overlay, text effects like this become a walk in the park.
Photoshop » Text Effects — almost 12 years ago — reviewed, not listed
The combination or fusion of words makes for interesting type creations that are quickly created and have multiple uses. You can also create bonds between single letters with this method.
Photoshop » Basics — almost 12 years ago — reviewed, not listed
Black & white images have their own special appeal that manifests itself in seriousness and objectivity. These are reasons which make the achromatic variant often preferred in nude photography. Photoshop offers numerous ways to achieve the same goal, but the results differ greatly in terms of quality.