Archive for the 'Photoshop' Category

Reflection Tutorial

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

With this tutorial I am going to show you how you can add reflections to your text, shapes or isolated objects. This is a very common (and easy) technique and is used a lot, especially in web design.
As an example for this tutorial I will add a reflection to text, however as I said before [...]

Perspective Shadow – Photoshop Tutorial

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

With this tutorial I am going to show you how to add shadows with perspective to shapes, text and isolated objects. There are a lot of ways to achieve this, but this is in my opinion the easiest and fastest way (probably one step shorter than the second fastest )
For this tutorial I [...]

Create layers from Layer Styles

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

The people over at CreativeBits have posted an extremely useful Photoshop tip. They explain how you can create layers from layer styles. This technique allows you to modify layer styles in ways that are not available in the Layer Styles menu, like for example applying a filter only to the layer style and not [...]

Grunge Text Photoshop Tutorial

Sunday, February 5th, 2006

With my last Photoshop Tutorial I showed you the technique I use to blend text on textured surfaces, using displacement maps. With this tutorial I am going to show you how you can create grungy text using displacement maps, an almost similar technique.
Let’s start by creating a displacement map. (You can skip these steps [...]

Text Montage photoshop tutorial

Friday, February 3rd, 2006

Adobe Spot has posted a very nice tutorial on how to create a text montage. The tutorial is really simple to follow and the results are really nice. You can see an example below.
You can find the tutorial here