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Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 | Author:

Are you a baseball fan? How does a base ball inspired stitch effect in Photoshop sound to you? Cool, right? Then let’s get started. Spruce up your designs, be it poster, banner or T-shirt with this uber-cool stitch effect in few quick steps and grab instant attention of your friends. Bingo, I say!

Main Component(s) used:  Brush Preset, Transform, Expand and Layer Style Options etc.

Follow Just 6 simple steps help you to create baseball inspired stitch effect:

Step 1 :-

Choose bold font for this effect.

Step 2 :-Press the Ctrl/Cmd key and click the text layer’s icon to create a selection.

Step 3 :-

Go to Select > Modify > Expand, and set the value =15. This will expand the selection outwards.

Step 4 :-

Take a new layer under the text and fill the selection with white.

Step 5 :-

Press Ctrl/Cmd + Click the text layer’s icon once again, then go to Select > Modify > Expand, and set the value=1. Press delete key on stroke layer.

Step 6 :-

This is optional; inverse the selection and delete the unwanted part.

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Friday, July 05th, 2013 | Author:

Want to add some bizarre effect to your design? Try crack effect! This effect is perfect for grunge designs, and if you’re a sucker for everything wacky, then this is your game. Add some eerie feel to your mundane designs by cracking up your face into pieces.  Use this quick and easy Photoshop tutorial to –wow or scare your friends.

Main Component(s) used: Layer  Blending Mode, Radial Blur and Layer Mask etc.

These 5 easy steps will help you to crack up your image.

Step 1 :-

Take a similar image and open in the photoshop.

Step 2 :-

Take a mud crack image and set over the original image and change the layer blending mode to overlay.

Step 3 :-

Choose layer mask on cracks layer and apply brush with white to remove the extra area of mud cracks. Go to Image > Adjustments > Hue and saturation to change the color of cracks to little redish.

Step 4 :-

In layer style options; set the value of Drop Shadow

Step 5 :-

Set the value of inner shadow

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Friday, June 28th, 2013 | Author:

Are you having trouble trimming that hair in Photoshop? Wondering how to achieve a realistic look? There is a quick and easy way— use Refine Edge tool—and get that perfect hair without losing out on precision. This step-by-step tutorial will give you precise instruction on how to use the refine edge tool with both plain and different backgrounds. So, what are you waiting for? Get started now and add that intricate hair effect in your designs easily!

Main Component(s) used: Quick Selection tool , Refine Edge, and Layer Mask etc.

These 4 easy steps will help you to change the mood of your picture.

Step 1 :-

Take similar image as shown in screenshot to remove the background.

Step 2 :-

Choose Quick Selection Tool to create a selection around the image as shown in the screenshot.

Step 3 :-

Go to Select > Refine Edge (Alt+Ctrl+R)