Published on 2012-01-28 14:01:00
This is the second part of "How to Add a Glow" tutorial. Previously I've written some posts about Layer Styles Including Inner Glow. If you haven't read them yet,
How to add a Drop Shadow
How to add a Inner Glow
Outer Glow is another Layer Style which allows to add a color or gradient around an object.
Open a new document. (Select the "Background Content" as White)
Get a new layer. We'll name it as "Layer 1"
Go to Rectangular Marquee Tool and draw a Square.
Fill it with a color.
Published on 2012-01-27 05:27:00
Glow effect is another option that we can see among Layer Styles. There are two Glow options called Inner Glow and Outer Glow. We'll see the both glow effects one by one. I will tell you about the Inner Glow from this post. Before that if you did not read the first tutorial of
Layer Styles (How to Add a Drop Shadow) click here to read it. It will help you to understand basic things about Layer Styles. Now we'll move on to the Inner Glow.
Open a new document using your appropriate s [..]
Published on 2012-01-26 12:25:00
This is the beginning of the Layer Styles section. First I've selected the "Drop Shadow" tool. "Drop shadow" is a Layer Style that you can see under the "Layer Styles". You can have a little idea about the drop shadow tool by looking at the image above.
First of all we should know what Layer Styles are.
To open Layer Styles,
- Open Layers tab.
- At the bottom of the layers tab there are 7 icons.
- Second icon (Layer Styles icon) contains Layer Styles.
Under the Layer Sty [..]
Published on 2011-09-13 10:27:00
Filters are used to change the appearance of an image, layer or selection in Photoshop. In the Filter Gallery, you can browse through many different types of filters, apply them individually to your image. We'll see how to create a beautiful photo frame. Mainly I'm using filters to create this frame and some layer effects like emboss...
First you should select a canvas.
Go to File ---> New
Set the following values
Width - 6 inches
Hight - 3 inches
Resolution - 200 pi [..]
Published on 2011-09-05 14:16:00
Layers palette is the most important palette in Photoshop. Actually we can't do anything without Layers palette. So here I'm going to explain about it. As I mentioned above Layers palette is the Grand Central Station for managing layers. So I recommend to read this carefully because this is the base of the Photoshop. Layers palette helps us to select objects separately. In Photoshop we can add selections to objects directly which are in separate layers. To do that press and hold Ctrl and click o [..]
Published on 2011-09-02 10:42:00
Pen tool is a popular tool in all graphic designing softwares. Because it is the only tool that can draw custom shapes. You can see another four options with the pen tool. They are very useful to edit the object which you have drawn. The It is used to draw custom shapes on a image or a file. In the pen tools palette there are five different options. They are,
Freedom Pen Tool
Add Anchor Point Tool
Delete Anchor Point Tool
Convert Point Tool
There are few more things to know befo [..]
Published on 2011-08-28 12:20:00
Lasso tools are used to add freehand selections. This tools panel contains three tools.
Polygonal lasso tool
Magnetic lasso tool
This tools are the most important tools in adding selections. There are few reasons for that. The first one is these are freehand tools except of the Magnetic lasso tool. You can select any shape using Lasso tool or polygonal lasso tool. The Magnetic lasso tool is little bit different with the other two. It is used to select an object which has a clear c [..]
Published on 2011-08-25 01:59:00
"Marquee" tools are very important in Photoshop . This tool is used to select areas. As an example when you need to add a color to a certain area first you most select which you want to add color. There are few tools to do this.
Rectangular marquee tool
Elliptical marquee tool
Single raw marquee tool
Single column marquee tool
Polygonal lasso tool
Magnetic lasso tool
All these tools are working in the same way.
Now let's take a deep look at this tool. B [..]
Published on 2011-08-20 15:30:00
Now you have a small idea about Photoshop. (If you don't read the article About Photoshop). In this tutorial I will give you a general overview about Photoshop interface. Older virsions are little bit different with this but not much. I have named the tabs. I will describe those for you.
This is a very familiar one for you. You have seen this in many softwares. You can see this in the top of the Photoshop desktop. This includes several drop down menus.
The main [..]
Published on 2011-08-19 06:35:00
Adobe Photoshop is the most famous raster graphic software. It's very easy to work with it. Photoshop is little bit different with vector graphic softwares like Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw. Many people think Photoshop can only edit photos. But that is not true. Photoshop can be used to design bannars, posters & logos.
CS5 is the 12th major release of Adobe Photoshop. Alongside Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Photoshop Extended, Adobe also publishes Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Photoshop [..]