Floating landscapes always make for fun Photoshop work. However, often with floating landscape compositions, the floating landscape is the extent of the image, and it lacks any real story. Over at our members community, members are buzzing with ideas and inspiration. We teach people that it's more important to develop creative direction than it is to master every complex tool in Photoshop. The crucial thing is for your images to tell a story, and to mean something to the viewer.
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In today's tutorial you'll learn how to create a dark, ominous scene featuring a fantasy devil woman. This is a fairly advanced tutorial with lots of details, but I've broken down the entire process for you so that you can follow along.
Today, you’ll learn how to create an authentic pirate treasure map. There's some great techniques used in this tutorial which will show you how to properly blend your Photoshop work. You'll master things like color blending, lighting, reflections, subtle details, composition and more.
Hey creatives! You may have noticed that we've been a little quiet here the past couple of weeks. To be honest, I've been working incredibly hard to setup a huge new part of the site for you guys. Take a look at today's video to learn more:
Learn how to convert a personal photo into an authentic pop art outcome. This tutorial uses a range of great techniques that you can put to work on any of your photos.
With Halloween fast approaching it's time take our design work to a dark, spooky place. That's the whole beauty of design isn't it? The ability to adapt our style of design based on the creative brief, the context or the client. Today we're going to create a seriously creepy human puppet hybrid using a regular portrait photo of a beautiful model.
Learn how to convert your regular photos into an authentic, vintage looking outcome. This tutorial uses a range of great techniques that you can put to work on any of your photos. You'll work with texturing, brush application, filters, color correction and more.
Learning Photoshop's 3D capabilities can be a daunting process. However, you could say the same for the first time you learned masking, or the adjustments panel. Mastering 3D work can add a whole new depth (excuse the pun!) to your design work. Particularly 3D typography can be an awesome final touch for anything from web design to print design or photo manipulation work. Basically, it's time to roll up your sleeves and tackle a new skill!
Improving your skill as a designer is hard. It takes talent, hard work and good instruction. We're pretty sure you already have the talent and are prepared to put in the work, so to celebrate the upcoming launch of our new site Design Cuts (which will help you in a BIG way) we've put together a series of design training from some of the worlds top creatives.
I love tutorials that go beyond the basics and teach some really innovative techniques. This tutorial is a perfect example of that. I've been using Photoshop for over a decade, and our resident author Dek Wid taught me a couple of really handy tricks in this lesson. Not only will you learn some fantastic ways to blend your images effectively, but you'll be creating an awesome sci-fi outcome.
Do you know the basic tools in Photoshop but feel that your work still looks average? Do you want to bridge the gap to the world class design masters you look up to? Today's free video lesson gives you a peek at our first ever video course 'Taking Your Design Work to the Next Level'.
Looking to level up your digital artwork? It turns out referencing is a really effective way to improve your work, and make it more creative. So what exactly is referencing and how can it help you?
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At PSDFAN we love helping you to create fantasy outcomes. In today's detailed tutorial you'll learn how to photo manipulate a fantasy battleground. You'll work with cool lighting effects, some serious blending, and matte painting techniques. Grab the source file for this tutorial and get deeper insight into the workflow and techniques used. Join our FanExtra members community to access the source file.
Matte painting is a great skill for any creative to have. It's a really effective way to learn skills like photo manipulation and blending, all whilst honing your 'realism' skills. In today's lesson you'll be creating this scenic, cinematic looking landscape, by combining a lot of different source files. The end result will be pretty believable, but in true PSDFAN form we'll also be throwing some futuristic floating machines into the mix ;). Hey, with the power of Photoshop at our fingers why no