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Creating a Mac-Type Background in Photoshop
This tutorial is about making a “mac” style background. You can use these in all sorts of situations, including the obvious – your desktop as well as part of your designs or for corporate work (powerpoint presentations, flash work etc). For the final touches a tinge of black is overlayed on bottom right and a bit more white is overlayed on the top left. But these are inconsequential changes.
In this tutorial, it is going to explore you how to create a header in grungy style. Sometimes, it is nice to present your site in this grungy way. The substantial elements for this tutorial are the background texture and the cloth swatch effect. Here you can create your own style effect for the combination.
To some common Photoshop users, they may not be familiar to create a smudge signature. The procedure for this creation is not as complicate as you thought. You can generate your signature in few steps using blending mode’s function.
In this time, we will focus on the big picture steps taken to create this image. You’ll learn some incredible techniques in this tutorial, and get a view into how the designer creates beautiful photo-manipulation based images. You can also apply the techniques into your image.
In this tutorial we’re going to create a metallic effect using layer styles and gradients that you can apply to different objects. We’ll put it on a nice background and create a style for lettering that makes it look like it’s embedded into the metal. And there you have it, the finished product!
In this tutorial I will create an effect like the one in the header of the MSNBC.com website. This effect is a reader’s request tutorial. If you are using the CS3 version of Photoshop you can use the Smart Filters to test different values and see the effects without worrying about losing the previous version.