Fix White Eyes in Pictures of Pets with this Tutorial


Did this ever happen to you? You catch your pet looking irresistibly cute so you grab your camera and snap a picture. When you view it, suddenly instead of looking cute they look like they’re possessed by some demon. Their eyes are glowing white or some other unnatural color.

Don’t panic and call an exorcist, just launch Photoshop Elements to easily fix white eyes. Follow this tutorial to restore your pet’s eyes and their cuteness. 

Open an image of an animal with white-eye. In the Layers palette drag the background layer onto the Create A New Layer icon. That way we will fix white eyes on a separate layer.

The photo below is of our dog Lydia. Lydia is the sweetest golden retriever ever and you can see she loves her creature comforts. But with that white eye glowing it’s hard to imagine how lovable she is.


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Raw vs JPEG For Photo Editing





Written by Steve Patterson. In this tutorial, the first in a series on editing and retouching images with Adobe Camera Raw, we’ll take a quick look at the main difference between the two most popular file formats used by digital cameras today – raw and JPEG – and learn why one of them has a major advantage over the other when it comes to image editing and retouching. Many digital cameras today, including both DSLRs and higher end compact cameras, give us the option of saving our images as either raw files or JPEG files. The JPEG format has been around for over 20 years and remains to this day the most widely used file format for saving and sharing digital photos. The raw format, on the other hand, is a much more recent development, but if you’re thinking “Well, obviously newer is better, right?”, it’s not quite that simple. While JPEG is an industry standard file format, it may surprise you to learn that raw isn’t really a file format at all. At least, not in the traditional sense. Continue reading  

Photoshop Tutorial – Making a Silhouette






Welcome back to Tutorial Tuesday!

It’s kinda ironic to me that I am teaching ANYTHING.  I mean…I’m a homeschooler…who went to college to be a teacher…realized VERY quickly that I am not cut out for it and will praise the fine educators of the world till kingdom come…took up a camera less than five years ago and photoshop after that….to be here, attempting to teach you little tricks with no real training myself except a whole lot of trial and error (emphasis on the error!).  That’s irony people.  At least I think it is…I was homeschooled afterall :) Continue reading  

How to Create a Lighter Illustration from Scratch in Photoshop


Final Image

As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating:




In the following tutorial your will learn how to create a lighter illustration from scratch in Photoshop.

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How to Make a Photoshop Montage


Final Image


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Anyone can cobble together a few photos and textures and create a humdrum montage.

To elevate yours beyond this it takes a few simple tricks using Photoshop’s awesome array of tools.

Do it right and the style has got dozens of applications from static navigation or graphics, through to animated banners and interactive collages.

I’ve picked a musical theme, as the style works really well for band graphics or music based sites.

This tutorial explains how to create a great Photoshop montage in 19 steps, so let’s get started and have fun with it. Continue reading  

Amazing Collection Of 3D Text Effect Photoshop Tutorials


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In this collection, we gathered for you stunning 3D text effect Photoshop tutorials because 3D text effects are very popular these days. For creating such stunning and awesome 3D text effects almost every designer is using Adobe Photoshop. Adobe Photoshop is very popular and commonly used software and with Adobe Photoshop designers can easily generate amazing and creative 3D text effect. Basically Typography is a platform where designers can display their artistic skills.

In this article, we gathered some outstanding and highly professional 3D text effect Photoshop tutorials. We hope you will like this collection. Do let us know what you think about this compilation. Feel free to share your opinions and comments with us via comment section below. Enjoy and have fun everyone!!

Create an Autumn-Themed 3D Text Effect With Photoshop CS6 Extended

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New Year Greeting Card – Golden Stars and Snowflakes on a Red Background in Adobe Photoshop CS6


In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create a New Year greeting card with golden stars and snowflakes on a red background using Adobe Photoshop CS6. We will use advanced compositing techniques, Layer styles, custom shapes and brushes to get an impressive holidays design. Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started!

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2014


“Merry Christmas and Warm Wishes
for a wonderful Holiday Season
and a very Happy New Year – 2014”


merry christmas, merry christmas ya filthy animal, happy new year 2014,




Photoshop Weather Effects – Snow


The final result.



Written by Steve Patterson. In this photo effects tutorials, we’ll learn how to add falling snow to your outdoor winter photos using Photoshop CS6 and CC (Creative Cloud). If you’re using an earlier version of Photoshop, don’t worry, we didn’t leave you out in the cold. Simply follow along with our original Photoshop Snow Effect tutorial!

In previous tutorials, we learned how to create a starry night sky effect and also how to make it rain in an image, and you may be thinking, “That’s great, but what does that have to do with creating snow?”. Well, if you followed along with those other tutorials, you may have noticed that the same basic technique for adding stars in the sky was also used to create the rain effect. And as you work through this tutorial, you’ll spot the same technique being used again to create the snow! One basic technique, three completely different possibilities! Continue reading  

How to Add a Layer Mask in Photoshop


A layer mask in Photoshop is used to control a layer’s transparency. It’s great if you wish to reveal or hide portions of a layer using a mask. While you can use the Transparency control to adjust the opacity of a layer, using a mask gives you a lot more flexibility in what you show, and what you hide. Better still, you do it all without erasing a single pixel! We’ll show you how to get the most out of this function.

 EditMethod 1 of 2: Making A Layer Mask
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    Select a layer. Highlight the layer you wish to mask. Make sure the layer is visible, or you will not be able to perform this function. Continue reading