Archive for the Tools Category

Photoshop Tutorial – Adjustment Layers

Posted in Photoshop, Tools on April 6, 2010 by Carol

The versatility that adjustment layers afford Photoshop users is such that they should be used and used often. However, Photoshop beginners see these as ‘new territory’ to be entered into with trepidation – absolutely not so!

This tutorial will show the effect of each of the available adjustment layers.

Adjustment Layers

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Photoshop Tutorial: Gradients Sets: Create and Save

Posted in Photoshop, Tools on February 24, 2010 by Carol

Learn how to find colours for gradients, create the gradients in Photoshop and save them as a set for future use.

Autumn Gradients

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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 – Create an Action

Posted in Photoshop, Tools on February 5, 2010 by Carol

Learn how to create an Action in Photoshop.  In this tutorial we record a filter and blending options to text that is then applied to each letter required. It is very basic, but shows how you can cut down the repetitive work with the use of actions. Click here to view the full size image

Create an Action

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Photoshop Tutorial – Photo Montage

Posted in Photo Effects, Photoshop, Tools on January 24, 2010 by Carol

This tutorial walks you through an excellent free-for-personal-use Photoshop Actions set. Apparently Actions are a very under-used Photoshop tool, but they can be so very effective and time saving, and as in this particular case, extremely easy to use. Click here to view the full size image

4 Picture Photo Montage

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