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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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 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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Design A Surreal, Ancient Fantasy Scene In Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this Surreal, Ancient Fantasy Scene in Photoshop. We will take several real world objects and seamlessly blend them together to form this artwork. We will also use a number of Photoshop brushes to spice up the effect.

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Design a Slick 3D Ice Text Effect

3D text effects are a growing and awesome design trend. They can add angles, lighting and interest that many 2D text effects can’t bring. Here is an awesome Showcase of 3D Typography that was put together a little while back by Angie Bowen. I’ve also been seen and been inspired by tutorials like 3D Text on Fire and this Fresh Text Effect.

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Photoshop Adjustment Layer & Retouching Tutorial

Mel over at Acuity Designs was kind enough to lend some time and write this guest tutorial here. It covers the basics of how to utilize Photoshop adjustment layers. This is a non-destructive, flexible way of making adjustments to your photography.

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Creating an Awesome Space Effect

Every Photoshop tutorial writer should have a space explosion effect in their arsenal. It’s kind of like a right of passage. This is my interpretation of a space scene. The fun part about working with a space scene, is that you can let your imagination go crazy. Please use this tutorial as a guide, but don’t feel limited by it.

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