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Photoshop Tutorial : Valentine's Skywriting Card

There’s still a few hours left before Valentine’s Day so if you’ve been too, ahem, busy / cheap to get a card, why not use your Photoshop skills to make one. Here’s one idea for a card using a photograph, some paths and the dodge tool to write a message across the sky. 1. Open …

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Photoshop Tutorial: Converting To Black & White With Desaturation

There are quite a few techniques you can use to convert a colour image to black and white in Photoshop.  In past tutorials I’ve looked at converting to black and white using calculations but today I’m looking at using a desaturating adjustment layer to go from colour to black and white. Desaturating literally means removing …

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Photoshop Tutorial: Changing Lip Colour

In this Photoshop tutorial, I’m going to show you a quick and easy way to change the colour of someone’s lips. You might find this useful if you work for a lipstick manufacturer or if you have a photograph where you hate your lipstick colour. 1. Open the photograph that you are going to retouch. …

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Photoshop Tutorial: Adding Focus With A Blur

There’s a great advertisement on TV at the moment for Sky, where they show a couple of scenes from movies – Pirates of the Caribbean – and sports – some football team wearing red – and the action is slowed down almost to the point of being stopped and the person in the foreground is …

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Photoshop Tutorial : Light Effects

Light effects have become increasingly popular in advertising. In this tutorial I’m going to run through how to create a simple neon light effect on text and how to use the same styles to create other streaks of light using Photoshop. 1. Open the image that you want to apply the effects to. I’m using …

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