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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 | Author: admin

Colored photographs represent vividness while black and white photographs remind us of the old memories. But what if we combine the two effects? This expert Photoshop tutorial tells you how to add color to a black and white image and convert it into a lively picture using gradient map. Get started now and let your image express colorful emotions!

Main component(s) used: Quick Selection Tool, Gradient Map, and inverse etc.

These 6 easy steps help you how to use layer mask to create the effect:

Step 1 :-

Take a nice colorful image. Open in photoshop and please respect the copyright law.

Step 2 :-

Choose Quick Selction Tool and selction those portion that you remain in color.

Step 3 :-

Go to Select > Inverse to inverse the selection.

Step 4 :-

Press “D” to default foreground/background color. Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Gradient Map and click on oK in New layer information

Step 5 :-

In Adjustment Gradient Map choose third Gradient (B/W) for bright black and white image.

Step 6 :-

Select layer mask on gradient map layer, apply brush tool on those parts that you forget to select and want to color (make sure foreground color is black). Apply brush tool on those part of image that you don’t want in color (make sure foregrougnd color is white)

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Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 | Author: admin

Unleash the spirit of vengeance with this ‘Ghost Rider’ Photoshop tutorial. This expert tutorial tells you how to create that hell blazing vigilante ghost rider look. Get started and be a fiery antihero!

Main component(s) used: Brush Tool, Pen tool, Gradient tool, Path, Warp Tool and Color mask etc.



These 7 steps helps you how to create that hell blazing vigilante ghost rider.

Step 1 :-

Take an similar aggressive image and open in Photoshop. Respect the copyright law.

Step 2 :-

Choose Magic Wand Tool to remove background of image. Copy the image by Ctrl+J.


Step 3 :-

Go to Image > Adjustment > Bright & Contrast.

Step 4 :-

Go to Layer > Layer Style and set the background with gradient as shown in the screenshot.

Step 5 :-

Set the color in color overlay. Set color opacity as shown in the screenshot.

Step 6 :-

Make selection around the hands with Pen Tool and fill black color.

Step 7 :-

Go to Layer > Layer style and set the value of Bevel and Emboss.


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Thursday, August 04th, 2011 | Author: admin

A bumble bee sitting on a rose makes for a wonderful sight. Here, we have taken the help of Photoshop and worked our creativity around a bumble bee and made it more intriguing and interesting. This step by step tutorial will show you the exact transformation – how a bumble bee turns into a winged baby bee. What makes it all the more fascinating is the celestial-like black background with different hues of honeycomb. Notice the bee stings too!

The main components used in this tutorial are Pen Tool, Brush Tool, Layer Style and Filters.

So just follow these 30 Photoshop steps and see how you transform your bumble bee into a real human baby! :-

Step 1 :-

Take the image of any flower; here I picked the image of a rose.

Step 2 :-

Choose Pen Tool and make a path around the flower.

Step 3 :-

To change the color of the flower, go to Layer > Adjustment Layer > Hue and Saturation.

Step 4 :-

Apply History Tool to get back the original color of the flower’s leaves.

Step 5 :-

Take the image of a little baby and make a path around him with the help of Pen Tool to remove the background.

Step 6 :-

Position the baby’s image on the flower with Transform (Ctrl+T).

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Friday, July 01st, 2011 | Author: admin

Express your love and heartily wishes to your sweetheart though romantic, amazing, subtle and colorful e-cards. Create these e-cards surrounded with beautiful picture of your loved ones with hearts and swirls. It would be icing on the cake to your celebration and leave a remarkable impression upon her.  Simply follow our easy step tutorials to create your own images. With amazing Photoshop tricks, you can easily do it all instantly and without any hassle.

Take your loved one’s picture and let’s get going:-

Step 1 :-

Take an image of a girl and open it in Photoshop. Please respect copyright laws. Choose Magic Tool From the Tool Palette, click it on image inverse the selection by pressing Shift+Ctrl+I to remove the white background. Now, copy the image by using the keyword shortcut Ctrl+C.

Step 2 :-

Paste the copied image using Ctrl+V on a new file, the size of this file should be 2100×1800 pixel. Go to Image > Adjustment > Brightness/Contrast and set the values as shown in the screenshot.

Step 3 :-

Go to Image > Adjustment > Selective Color for color correction set the values as shown in the screenshot.

Step 4 :-

Take a new layer set the foreground color to #ffeo7c. Choose Gradient Tool, select Foreground to Transparent in the Gradient Editor as shown in the screenshot.
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Thursday, June 02nd, 2011 | Author: admin

The desire to acquire supernatural powers and change the world into an idealized one is what everyone fascinates about. From the world of such fascination comes the Ice-Maiden, one of the most popular comic Super heroine, who possesses the power to replace herself into ice and strengthen her stamina to fight the odds. If you too have such desire to convert yourself into a superwoman, here are a few amazing Photoshop tips that will help you to create your image into a stunning ice-maiden. This is not all. You can even get your friends’ images turn into ice-maiden too. So just jump out of your comfort zone and start now with some amazing Photoshop tutorials.

Here’s how you can change a woman into a Ice-Maiden in 10 easy steps :

Step 1 :-

Take a nice portrait of girl and open it in Photoshop. Please respect copyright laws.

Step 2 :-

Choose Rectangular Marquee Tool and Go to Image > Crop to crop the face only.

Step 3 :-

Choose Pen Tool and Draw like melt as shown in the screenshot.

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