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MSNBC Style Effect

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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.

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Water Drops in Photoshop

Water Drops in Photoshop

This is a video tutorial. It will show you how to create some realistic water drop in 5 mins. The basic idea of how to create water drops is that they are a bit complex, they have highlights, shadows, transparencies, inner shadows and inner highlights. The best thing is that we can create all of those effects using the Layer Styles in Photoshop.

The Making of Mystic

The Making of Mystic

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.

The Ultimate Wood Texture Tutorial

The Ultimate Wood Texture Tutorial

In this tutorial we are going to create a wood texture and apply some artwork on top of it that has an aged paint feel. To begin, make a new document as shown below. Noise always helps make artificial things look more organic.

How to Apply Textures to Uneven Surfaces

How to Apply Textures to Uneven Surfaces

This tutorial is going to demonstrate you how to apply texture to a uneven surface. Flatly applying a texture across a whole image (as a means to age it or degrade it) is simple stuff. Realistically applying a texture to an uneven surface is much more difficult as more photoshop techniques are required.

Create a Cosmic Cross Sign in Photoshop

Create a Cosmic Cross Sign in Photoshop

Something simple can be turned into a nice art. Here will show you to work on a special cosmic cross sign using space as a background. This is created by regular shapes with overlapping each other in some cases. After color adjustment, then we are done, the result looks like a pattern.

Textures to Images for extra ‘Oomph’

Textures to Images for extra ‘Oomph’

In this little Photoshop tutorial we’ll be designing a quick art piece, then we’ll be adding some texture to it, this is to demonstrate the use of texture in artwork,you can finish off by adding a few layers with solid colors in them, then mess with the layer modes and opacities.

Metallic Styles in Photoshop

Metallic Styles in Photoshop

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!

Try to Create an Isometric Pixel Art City Hall

Try to Create an Isometric Pixel Art City Hall

If you have some basic experience and assets in isometric pixel art, it will be easier to go on with a city hall or government building in adobe photoshop. I hope this isn’t too much of a pain to create and that your building turns out great. Try alternatives and variants as you see fit.