Archive for the Design Category

Swirl Texture/Background

Posted in Design, Effects, Photoshop on May 25, 2010 by Carol

Create this glowing swirl texture/background in a few easy steps using only Photoshop’s built-in tools.

Swirl Texture

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Photoshop Tutorial – Circles & Flowers Frame

Posted in Design, Photoshop on February 22, 2010 by Carol

Create this stylish set of 3 photo frames. This tutorial uses a free floral font, Photoshop’s blending options and a custom-made gradient. Click here to view the full size image

Circles & Flowers Frame

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Photoshop Tutorial – Unfinished Jigsaw Puzzle

Posted in Design, Photoshop, Tools on February 18, 2010 by Carol

Create this unfinished jigsaw puzzle with it’s box using Photoshop’s filters and blending options. In this tutorial we also create a Photoshop Action to handle the repetitive work. Click here to view full size image

Unfinished Jigsaw Puzzle

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Photoshop Tutorial – Oriental Design

Posted in Design, Photoshop on February 16, 2010 by Carol

Create this stylish design using a host of free resources and Photoshop’s blending options, filters and layer modes. Click here to view full size image

Oriental Design

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Photoshop Tutorial – Stupid Cupid Design

Posted in Design, Photoshop on February 8, 2010 by Carol

Another Valentine’s design, using heart brush sets, a Valentine-related font and Photoshop’s blending options. Click here to view full size image

Stupid Cupid Design

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Photoshop Tutorial – Into the Light Design

Posted in Design, Photoshop, Text Effects on February 6, 2010 by Carol

Create this illusion of looking into a triangle at light at the end, and add some text with lighting effects – all done with Photoshop’s Filters, Adjustment Layers, Layer Modes and Blending Options. Click here to view full size image.

Into the Light Design

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Photoshop Tutorial – Abstract Design

Posted in Design, Photoshop on February 4, 2010 by Carol

This design uses a free plugin filter and a lovely set of brushes. The possibilities for this are only limited by your imagination! Click here to view full size image

Abstract Design

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