Create Advanced Animations in Photoshop: Putting It All Together (part 1)
Using a template layer with animating smart objects Since smart objects can contain several layers, we can create temporary layers, which helps us create more complex animations. For example, in…

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Creating Advanced Animations in Photoshop: Learning New Techniques (part 2)
Step 2: Layer Styles Applied to the Image as a Whole To fix this, I need to remove the white background. Earlier, I told you that we can modify a…

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Create a beautiful abstract portrait (part 4)
Create another layer above, change its blending mode to Multiply and use the Clipping Mask (Command / Ctrl-Alt-G). Take a more saturated blue sample below the butterfly (indicated by a…

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Create an isometric pixel poster for a billboard

1. Proportions
First we draw a billboard. To determine the height of the billboard rack, we use a hand-drawn pixel man.

Step 1
The height of the shield rack in four “little man” will be enough:
Step 2
We will set the width of the rack approximately equal to the height of the man:
Step 3
We complete the contour of the rack. In the lower part, we close it with a curve to give the rack a cylindrical appearance:
Step 4
After that, we create the outlines of the billboard itself:
Step 5
Fill the outline with color: Continue reading

Creating Advanced Animations in Photoshop: Learning New Techniques (part 2)

Step 2: Layer Styles Applied to the Image as a Whole
To fix this, I need to remove the white background. Earlier, I told you that we can modify a smart object to hide additional layers. In this example, I want to demonstrate a different way.

As long as there is an expressive contrast between tones, we can use the Overlay If option to remove the background. Double-click on the layer of the smart object to open the panel of layer styles, and move the slider for the Overlay if option, the background will not disappear:
Step 3: Configure the Overlay If If slider. (Larger version)
After that, right-click on a layer in the layers palette and select the option “Convert to Smart Object”. We will get a new smart object that will save the changes we made: Continue reading

Create Advanced Animations in Photoshop: Timeline Panel Overview (part 1)
Timeline Panel Overview By opening the timeline panel (Window> Timeline), you can choose one of two types of timeline: video and frame animation. The latter is intended for frame-by-frame animation.…

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Create a beautiful abstract portrait (part 2)
Create a new layer above the woman’s face layer and change its blending mode to Multiply. Then select the Brush tool (B) and use the Eyedropper (Alt key) to take…

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Creating an Isometric Pixel Character (part 1)
1. Lines in pixel graphics These lines are the basis for the most common isometric style in pixel art. The style that we will use: This style is created by…

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How to draw a realistic airplane (part 2)
Next, duplicate the circle, paint over black and resize it so that the new circle fits into the outer ring of the gray circle. Then duplicate the black circle again.…

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