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Lighting Effects Inspiration

March 06, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

I’ve always been a fan of lighting effects and glows, I know, it might sound outdated but I like to recreate those effects in Photoshop.

Hot Chick on a Muscle Car

March 03, 2008 from sean's blog

In this tutorial we'll fuse an image of a Muscle Car and an image of a Hot Chick into one cool retro postcard design. Learn some brush, texture, and layer techniques to create a classic image everyone wants to get ahold of...

Breaking Apart tutorial request

February 27, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

Firstly I’d like to thank you all for the emails, I really appreciated them. Besides that, I’ve received some requests from readers, what is awesome because sometimes I don’t have much time to think on ideas for tutorials. The best thing...

Sparkling Hot Girl in Photoshop

February 22, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

I’ve seen some very nice images mixing photos with light effects and sparks. If you go to flickr in those Photoshop and Graphic Design groups you will see images with this effect. There’s a designer, I think he's Brazilian, who has...

New tutorial: MSNBC header effect

February 20, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

Today I saw that the guys at PSDTUTS.com published another tutorial I wrote, Reader Request: MSNBC Style Effect . It's a really nice effect and very easy to do too. One of the coolest thing in this effect is that you can use it to...

How to improve your Photoshop Skills

February 01, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

There's nothing better than to play with the tool if you want to learn it. Bert Monroy always mentions that on his podcasts and I truly agree with him. I think the best way to learn is trying to recreate images and effects we like...

100 Photoshop Tutorials (for Creating Beautiful Art)

January 22, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

If you know the right places to look at, you can just find any kind of tutorial. Love art, painting and all that?

Amazing Photoshop light effect in 10 Steps

January 08, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

Last year I had written a tutorial showing how to create some lighting effects in Photoshop, it was called Magic Lighting Effects . A lot of people liked it, but some people still have some questions on how to achieve that effect. When I...

Gold Style in Photoshop

January 04, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

One of the best features in Photoshop is the Layer Styles. We can create all sorts of effects only using it, you can create, Plastic, Glass, Aqua, Ice, Metals, and many more. Last week I was talking to a friend of mine and he told me that...

Stylish Clouds in Photoshop

January 01, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

Back from the New Year’s eve, I bit of hangover, I’d like to wish you all an excellent 2008. And celebrating the new year I created this new image that I will write a tutorial showing how to create clouds in Photoshop. They are not simply...

Crazy Vintage Inspiration

December 20, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

One of the design styles I like the most is that with vintage images collages, mixed with handwritten texts, stains, spots, and tons of dirty things. It's fantastic the crazy things they come up with, like a person with a bird's...

Interview: Photoshop Master Justin Maller

December 19, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

Celebrating the Abduzeedo's first anniversary, I have an interview with Justin Maller, one of the 10 Photoshop Masters I listed a long time ago in an article here on this blog. Justin Maller is a freelance graphic artist based in...

Christmas wallpaper design in photoshop

November 27, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

December is here, another year is ending and nothing better than creating a Christmas desktop wallpaper using Photoshop to celebrate that right? Well, maybe not. Anyways I created this image using paths, the brush engine and layer styles...

Applying perspective without the Vanishing Point Filter

November 20, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

The last tutorial I wrote for the psdtuts.com was about how to mock up a business card using the Vanishing Point Filter in Photoshop. However some people asked me how they could do that without using that filter, or using other tools like...

Using the Vanish Point Filter tutorial

November 19, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

My latest Photoshop tutorial is available at psdtuts.com and it’s about using the Vanish Point Filter to mockup a business card. There are many instances when you will want to simulate or mock up how a design would look printe

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