The ‘Photoshop’ Archives
Posted February 23, 2014 by

How Do I Configure the Wacom Tablet ExpressKeys and Pen for Each Application?

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If you usually use your Wacom tablet in combination with the keyboard to work on your desktop computer, you can take advantage of the extra keys on the tablet and the buttons on the pen to perform quick tasks and minimize the need to switch between the tablet and the keyboard. This tutorial will show […]

Posted February 7, 2014 by

Photoshop: Load or Import Actions

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Because Photoshop actions can be used to archive a desired image effect quickly, they are created and shared on the internet to help people save their time when editing a photo. If you have just downloaded a Photoshop actions file, follow the steps in this tutorial to import it to the program.

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Posted January 31, 2014 by

Photoshop: Create Custom Color Swatches

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Pick out colors from a photograph and store them in a custom color swatch. The follow techniques work in both Adobe Photoshop CS6 and CC

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Posted May 9, 2013 by

Photoshop: Scale Pixel Art without Losing Quality

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Pixel art graphics are often very small in size. When you try to scale an image up, it often comes out blurry and unusable. This tutorial will show you how to properly resize pixel art files to any size you want, without losing the quality of the file.

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Posted April 25, 2013 by

Adobe Illustrator: Bigger Layer Thumbnails

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By default, Illustrator always displays a thumbnail for each layer to help the user manage the layers more effectively. However, the thumbnail size of the layer may be too small to see. This tutorial will help you increase the size of the thumbnail to your desired size.

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Posted April 5, 2013 by

Photoshop CS6: Add Depth to Objects Using a Drop Shadow

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The drop shadow is a simple way to create very noticeable depth on objects in your project. This tutorial will show you how to apply it effectively. Your elements will stand out whether you are working with image layers or blocks of text.

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Posted March 18, 2013 by

Photoshop CS6: How to Change or Enhance Eye Color

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Tweaking how the eyes look is one of the most commonly requested Photoshop manipulations. A gentle color nudge is frequently required to reproduce the natural beauty that is lost from the photography process. Alternatively, you may wish to radically change the eye color for effect.

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Posted March 4, 2013 by

Photoshop CS6: Stitching Text on a Denim Texture for Beginners

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This Photoshop tech-recipes tutorial will cover the easiest way of creating a denim background and then “stitching” your text over it.

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Posted February 28, 2013 by

Photoshop CS6: How to Record and Save Actions

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If you need to perform repetitive tasks, you can save yourself a lot time by saving these actions. By recording and reusing these actions, you can reproduce previous results with one simple click.

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Posted February 26, 2013 by

Photoshop CS6: Create a Simple Grunge Text Effect

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Rough, beat-up appearing text is a frequently used style in design. Through these Photoshop steps, you will be able to create grunge appearing text without difficulty.

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