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The Movie Poster in 9 Steps!

In this video, we’re going to run through a step by step formula for creating bold, dramatic movie poster-style images in Adobe Photoshop. While the format often feels formidable, we’ll break the process into 9 distinct steps, with lots of tips and tricks along the way.

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Procedural Fire in After Effects!

In this video, we'll use some Adobe After Effects sorcery to create detailed raging fire effects! For the 4k version of the project, check out the Texturelabs Patreon. Patreon Supporters can find the project at the bottom of this page. Thanks for watching!

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Realistic Glowing Text Effect

Looking for an alternative to the flat-looking Outer Glow Effect in Photoshop? In this tutorial, we’ll check out a simple technique that generates awesome results to create a more realistic glow for text and logos. Be sure to try out the same technique to make your photographs glow as well!

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Cinematic Light Rays | Photoshop Tutorial

Create advanced looking light beams or sun rays for text, artwork, and photography using a few simple steps in Adobe Photoshop. In this tutorial, we’ll use a free Photoshop action combined with a few techniques for a dramatic final look.

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Fog and Text Portrait | Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial, we’ll create a foggy typographic portrait with just a few easy techniques in Adobe Photoshop.

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Magic Smoke Text Effect | Photoshop Tutorial

Learn how to create this swirling magic text look in Adobe Photoshop.

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Neon Sign Text Effect | Photoshop Tutorial

Create this realistic metal and glowing color neon sign with a few simple techniques in Adobe Photoshop.

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