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.
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 a layer above your image. I’ll show you a trick to accomplish this. I’ll also give
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.