Matte painting is a technique that filmmakers use to create backgrounds for scenes that can’t or don’t exist in real life. In the early days, matte paintings were actually painted onto glass. Today, modern filmmakers use digital applications such as Photoshop to produce the backdrops that they need. We have published many matte painting tutorials on this site meant for intermediate and advanced users. This tutorial is part of a series of tutorials that we will be publishing on this meant for those of you who may be relatively new to Photoshop or matte painting in general.
In today’s tutorial, Matte Painting 101: Create a Devastating Tidal Wave in Photoshop…
Have you ever had a friend who was so great that you wanted to put them in a jar and save them for later? Ok, that might not be possible and may be a bit creepy but in Photoshop you can do anything right? In this tutorial we will learn how to take photos of your friends and place them into jars. This tutorial is a lot of fun and is something that you can do with practically any digital camera and Photoshop. Let’s get started!Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5 Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 1.5 Hours Final Product What You’ll Be Creating
Join Zorana Gee, Adobe Photoshop Product Manager as she demonstrates how to work a vintage 3D automobile into a panoramic photograph using Photoshop CS5 Extended. In this tutorial, Zorana will give you tips on how to position, match lighting and adjust 3D materials and effects. She will also demonstrate some simple photo retouching tools such as Content-Aware Fill and Puppet Warp to help achieve the final look for this project.Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended Difficulty: Beginner Estimated Completion Time: 35 Minutes
Character design might be one of the most fun things that you can do in Photoshop. Today, we will demonstrate how to draw a pirate character in Photoshop. Let’s get started!Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CS+ Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 5 – 6 Hours Continue
In this tutorial, I will show you the processes I used to create this really cool, “Immerse in Universe” Abstract Artwork in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorial and some steps can be tricky for beginners, but why not have a try
Here is a preview of the final image I have for this tutorial: (click to enlarge)
In this tutorial, I will show you how you can Create Beautiful Surreal Photo Effect via Cloud, Star and Vexel Hair in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorial so some steps can be tricky, but why not have a try!
The purpose of this tutorial is to revise several skills taught in previous tutorials, such as:Vexel Hair Cloud Warping Focal Points Adjustment Layers
Here is a preview of the final effect for this tutorial:Read More
Graphic design often involves mixing media and design styles to achieve a creative result, so it’s important to know how to use a variety of tools, techniques and resources at your disposal to create a coherent composition. Without a coherent and well thought out composition, your artworks will not have the polished and memorable finished result that you’re hoping for.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to have some fun with vectors, custom brushes, and stock images to create a colorful and eye-catching nature themed girl composition in Photoshop. You’ll see how to use various effects to focus the viewer’s eye, how to mix vectors and stock images so that…
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