Photoshop’s Lighten Group Layer Modes

In this Photoshop tutorial we will study the blending modes belonging to the Lighten Group. Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CS6 (CS3+ versions will work as well) Estimated Completion Time: 50 minutes Difficulty: Intermediate Resources Arid Background Elephant Elephants Fire Burn Flames Premade Background 1463 Heart Bokeh Textures Setup working area In this article we […]

Create a Paintbrush Icon in Adobe Photoshop

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple paintbrush icon in Adobe Photoshop. Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CC Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Step 1 Open Photoshop and hit Control + N to create a […]

The Best Free Photoshop Plugins for Web Designers

The work of a web designer is more of a creative process and in order to enhance that creativity web designers try to reduce the tedious technical part of their work with the help of various plugins and tools available for the software they employ. Nowadays there are many handy software extensions that can make […]

Create a Fashion Mixed Media Portrait in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a fashion mixed media artwork. You’ll learn how to work with abstract elements, create patterns and play with shapes and colors. Final Image Tutorial Details Program: Photoshop CS3 + Estimated Completion Time: 2 hours Difficulty: Intermediate Resources Model Flowers Abstract shapes Stars Sphere Splashes Step 1 […]

Using the Blending Modes in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial I will introduce you to the wonderful world of blending modes. Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CS6 (CS3+ versions will work as well) Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Difficulty: Beginner Resources Beach Intro to Blending Modes So, what are blending modes? Well, when I first met them, they were this shady […]