Archive for the 'Tutorials' Category

Using Layer Masks Tutorial

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

WatchandLearnPhotoshop has released another one of their free video tutorials. With this tutorial they explain the use of Layer Masks, a Photoshop feature that very useful but is often overlooked by a lot of Photoshop users.
Here is the description from WatchandLearnPhotoshop

A layer mask in Photoshop is basically a way of hiding and revealing certain […]

Printer Icon Photoshop Tutorial

Monday, June 5th, 2006

This tutorial is going to show you how you can draw a printer that can be used as an icon like the one shown below. (Basic knowledge of the use of the pen tool is required)

Let’s start.
Set #96A4AF as foreground color, select the pen tool and draw a shape like the one shown in the […]

Logo Photoshop Tutorial

Sunday, June 4th, 2006

This is another simple logo tutorial where we are going to use mostly simple tools in order to create a logo like the one below.

Create a new file, select the rectangle tool and draw a black rectangle.
Now select the Convert Point tool and modify the upper left point of the rectangle like shown in the […]

Drawing a teacup - Photoshop Tutorial

Thursday, June 1st, 2006

In this tutorial, we will learn how to design a cup of tea like the one below.

Create a new file. Create a new layer by pressing shift+ctrl+n together. Select the Elliptical Marquee tool to draw a circle. Keep the selection active. Select #A3C4FA as foreground color and white as background. Click on Gradient Tool […]

Fitness Logo Photoshop Tutorial

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

This tutorial explains a simple way of creating a fitness related logo using mostly shapes. The final result of this Photoshop tutorial can be seen below.

To begin, create a new file and a layer by pressing shift+ctrl+n together. Press ‘U’ or click on Auto Shape tool and select the Rectangle Tool and drw a simple […]