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Yes, You Can Use Spot Colors in Photoshop

Hey. Did you know you can do spot colors in Photoshop? You do now. Or maybe you’re wondering what on Earth spot colors are. Here I describe spot colors, and tell you how to achieve them in Photoshop.

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Paint a dashed line with rounded corners in Photoshop

In Illustrator, it’s fairly easy to make a dashed line in which the dashes have rounded corners. In Photoshop, there’s more of a trick to it. I’ll show you how to do both here.    

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A Better Method of Adding Texture in Photoshop

Photoshop has a number of texture filters that can be applied directly to an image. If you want to make an image look like it’s painted on a textured surface, don’t apply the texture on the same layer. I have found that a more realistic looking texture can be created by applying the texture to […]

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Photoshop’s Built-In Actions: Textures

Photoshop actions allow you to record a series of steps that you might do numerous times on other images, and then play back that series automatically on a new image. Photoshop CS4 comes with dozens of actions already created for you. In this article, I’ll give a pictorial run-down of Photoshop’s built-in Textures actions.

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Add a pattern to a logo in Photoshop

A member at PhotoshopForums.com asked how to add a pattern to an apple logo. Here’s a visual step-by-step guide to creating a logo image with a dimensional pattern on it.