Paranormal Photo Manipulation Tutorial

In this photo manipulation tutorial we are going to create a paranormal scene where a girl awakes from her bed with a candle in her hand and finds to her surprise a ghost in front of her. In the course of creating this scene we will be covering topics like: Creating a night scene Creating [...]

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Surreal Fantasy Photomanipulation

Intro: Photo manipulation is always a fun to work on and also has the scope to explore more interesting techniques to get and interesting and unique output. In this tutorial we are going to cover important topics like: Creating advanced and realistic shadow effect. Digital painting. Discussing Depth of Field (DOF), how to add and [...]

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Creating a Fantasy Photomanipulation

Description: Creating a fantasy photo-manipulation is always a fun to work on. We put all our crazy and inventory thoughts in it. In this tutorial we are going to create a fantasy scene where a Priestess will be standing on a rock during the night holding a lantern in one hand and a golden lotus [...]

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Doritos Packaging Concept | 3DS Max Modeling Tutorial

Being a designer means that you will constantly need to come up with new concepts and ideas. The way we present them is of crucial importance. In the following tutorial, I will show you how I have modeled a new packaging concept for Doritos inside 3DS Max. You can see the whole concept and read [...]

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Photoshop Tutorial | Urban Wasteland Photo Manipulation

In this Photoshop tutorial I am going to show you how to combine different photos to create an Urban Wasteland composition. We will do some background removal by masking images and then composite them together into our scene. We will use adjustment layers to manipulate the colors and hues of our image to achieve the dark and grungy final result. These techniques are essential for photo effects and photo manipulation when using Adobe Photoshop.

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Create a Vintage Sci-Fi Movie Poster In Photoshop

In this fun Photoshop Tutorial we will be creating a vintage sci-fi spy movie poster. We will cover a few important topics like using Two Point Prospective, Analyzing and creating DOF(Depth Of Field), Colouring with reference to the original image and few more important basics of Photo Manipulation.

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Creating a ‘Twitteresque’ Bird Vector in Photoshop

A creative way to to add some hand made twitter flare to your designs. In this tutorial I will show you how to draw a very simple but awesome twitter bird vector. I’ve used photoshop to create this but you could just as easily use illustrator as we’re mainly using the pen tool.

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Create a Fun Floral 3D Text Design

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a lovely floral style 3D text effect using only Photoshop and Illustrator. The idea is to add the elements we like while keeping the design subtle, pleasing to the eye, and having some fun along the way. We’ll be using Illustrator for the 3D effect because it’s more user friendly than other 3D programs like 3ds Max, and it can do an equally good job for what we require.

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Digging into Channels as an Extraction Tool – Part 2

Hey everyone! I’m back with the second half of this two part series about using Photoshop as a means of extracting a subject from its background, and am very sorry that it took this long to get it done. In Part 1, we undertook a basic review of what channels are, and how they work. If you haven’t read that article already, I suggest that you review it before proceeding here.

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Creating A Dream Land

In this photo manipulation tutorial we are going to digitally create a dream land using Photoshop. Along the way we will analyze lighting, incorporate a shattering effect, and use some brush tool properties.

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Amazing X-Ray Vision, Meets Walkman: Icon of the 80′s Poster Design Tutorial

The premise for this photo manipulation and poster design was inspired by stories such as The Borrowers and Tom Thumb. The concepts used are not new, but I don’t think they’ve been explored nearly enough, especially digitally.

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Matte Painting: Create A Distressed Surreal Cityscape

Matte painting plays a major role in today’s films. The first known matte painting shot was made in 1907 by Norman Dawn (ASC), you can see how the traditional matte painting evolved from “The Wizard Of Oz” to the ground breaking “Avatar”. In this tutorial I’m gonna show you some techniques in matte painting to create a distressed surreal cityscape.

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