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A Better Way to Create This Classic Graphic Style in Photoshop
Ever get hit by a bolt of lightning and realize there's a better way to do something you've done a million times!? Love it when that happens. In this video, we'll check out a completely different way to create short and long cast shadows in Photoshop. With an approach that finally gives you the ability to experiment, it opens up the doors to all kinds of cool effects...
How the Pros Use Difference Blending Mode
Let's check out a powerful blending mode that rarely gets featured, but can be harnessed to quickly create a variety of fantastic effects! Grungy overlays, solarized vintage photos, colorful psychedelic design... It's a blending mode found in Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator and more. In this video, we'll take some cues from the pros on how to put it to use!
Turn Photos Into Stars and More in Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial, we'll harness the power of blending modes to convert a photo into a multicolor star halftone! With the same principles, you'll be able to create your own halftone patterns - especially if you have a working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator.
Grungy Chrome in Photoshop OR After Effects
In this tutorial, we’ll check out a grungy chrome text effect, side by side in both Photoshop and After Effects! Along the way, we'll create a high end effect while highlighting some interesting similarities, differences, and unique features of both programs. Written project descriptions below…
Weathered Live Type | Photoshop Tutorial
This is one of my favorite techniques in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we’ll check out a method for distressing typography and shapes that is totally adjustable and non-destructive. You can weather any font or single-color logo in real time… awesome for apparel, print design, and more!
Stipple Illustration Effect | Photoshop Tutorial
A Photoshop tutorial for those of us who are not so handy with the brushes... We'll check out a method for turning photos and artwork into authentic-looking ink stipple illustrations.
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!
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.
Dripping Paint Effect | Photoshop Tutorial for Text & Logos
Create this dripping paint effect without any painting by hand in Photoshop. Works great for text, logos, graffiti artwork and more.
Create Automatic Long Shadows in Photoshop
In this tutorial, we'll go through a few simple steps to set up an automatic cast shadow for text in Photoshop.
Magic Smoke Text Effect | Photoshop Tutorial
Learn how to create this swirling magic text look in Adobe Photoshop.
Distressed Text Edges | 4-Minute Photoshop Tip
For everything from a subtle worn-in effect effect to a heavily distressed text look, this quick and easy approach makes a great jumping off point.
Spray Painted Stencil Effect | Tutorial for Text & Logos
Learn an easy technique to create a realistic spray painted text effect on black leather without any custom painting in Adobe Photoshop.
3D Wood Text Effect (without Photoshop 3D Workspace)
Learn a quick and easy technique for distressed 3D wood typography using just one texture and a few Photoshop tools and tricks.
Texture & Grunge Essential Tools | Tutorial for Text & Logos
Learn the basic tools for using texture in Adobe Photoshop to create distressed type or logos and use textured backgrounds.
Carved Stone Text Effect | Photoshop Tutorial
Create this cracked and weathered concrete stone text look with a few simple and versatile techniques in Adobe Photoshop.
Neon Sign Text Effect | Photoshop Tutorial
Create this realistic metal and glowing color neon sign with a few simple techniques in Adobe Photoshop.
The Super Easy Grunge Stamp Photoshop Typography Setup
Learn the easy way to create a versatile letterpress grunge effect with a few simple Adobe Photoshop tools used in just the right combination.
Ultimate Gold Text Effect | Photoshop Tutorial
Create realistic gold type and logos without any custom painting in Photoshop - scroll through fonts and turn them to gold in real time!
Cracked Paint Wood Text Effect | Photoshop Tutorial
Learn a few quick and easy techniques for using textures in Adobe Photoshop to create custom weathered paint for text or logos.
Embossed Paper Text & Logos | Photoshop Tutorial
Learn a quick and easy technique to get more realistic embossed type or logos on paper in Adobe Photoshop.
Advanced Grunge Techniques | Tutorial for Text & Logos
Enjoy distressing type and logos in Photoshop? In this tutorial, we’ll go beyond layers masks for a new way to use grunge and texture elements.