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A fun photo retouch

This is just a quick post to share some Photoshop fun I had today. I found a random guy on Google and tweaked him a bit. The result is sort of graphic novel-ly.

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6 Rules for Realistic Reflections in Photoshop

Made popular by Apple, the “wet table” reflection effect is now so prevalent that we hardly notice it. That is, unless it’s botched due to a misunderstanding of how real reflections work. Avoid making the most common reflection errors in Photoshop by following these six rules:

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My first lesson is ready at 60lessons.com!

Whew! It took most of the weekend, and now my very first 60lessons.com lesson is ready: Photoshop I Lesson 1a – Rearranging and Saving Workspaces I designed 60lessons.com to be a resource for teachers. The lessons are meant to be 45 minutes long each, and grouped into units of 10 lessons each. But anyone can […]

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Delicious Orange Cream Text in Photoshop

Carl’s Jr. has a great Orange Cream shake right now, and their Orange Cream Shakes & Malts posters are even more appealing. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create yummy Orange Cream shake text in Photoshop, inspired by Carls’ Jr.

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Mix Colors in Photoshop as if they were Paint

Photoshop uses light rather than paint to create color. Because of this, mixing colors of light is a slightly different animal from mixing paint. However in many cases, we get something similar to mixed paint when mixing two colors of light. In other cases, we get something a bit…off. I’m going to show you a […]