Tag: Adobe Photoshop CC

CoffeeShop “Minimal Circles” Photoshop/PSE Photo Template Set!

This weekend I made a new set of square Photoshop/PSE templates with a minimal circle theme. They come with clipping masks so you can easily add your images. You can remove the decorative lines or adjust their color to taste and add paper or a different color to the background. These boards can be posted …

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How to use Select and Mask in Photoshop. Refine edges on every cutout

Free Photoshop tutorial. Ultimate guide to select and mask in Photoshop, how to get perfect edges on every background removal When you make selections to cut out images, often you will have problems with the edges. You’ll see halos, jaggies, blockies, smudgies and other problems. (I just coined the phrases Smudgies and blockies, you’ll know …

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CoffeeShop “Peeling Paint” Fine Art Texture Set

I have a backload of freebies I need to post on my site, so today I start with a really nice set of peeling paint textures. These are high resolution and can be used alone as papers or layered over images/designs.  Below is an example where I used one of the textures to age a …

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Best tech in 2023 for Creative Pros – PhotoshopCAFE picks

The best products of the year (2023) (AKA Colin’s Gear Guide) Click here to buyl the products in one place from B&H Photo. (I will earn a commission from these links, so I appreciate your support of the CAFE.) I reviewed a lot of stuff in 2023. What is the best? Check it out here. …

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Parametric Filters in Photoshop Ultimate Guide

Parametric Filters in Photoshop open up a new world. First, these filters can easily be made in Substance Designer and imported into Photoshop. Many parameters can be changed (hence the name Parametric).  What’s really interesting is the way the filter interact with each other when you apply several on the same layer. They don’t just …

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Guest Blog: Portrait Photographer and Retoucher Kristina Sherk

Photo by Melissa Robbins Game-changing AI Hacks Every Portrait Photographer Should Know There’s a ton of buzz out there when it comes to AI infiltrating the photography industry. Some photographers are adamantly against using AI in their work, calling it fake or cheating. But the truth is, this disruptor is here to stay, and while …

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40+ Best Free Procreate Brushes for 2024

Procreate is a powerful digital art tool designed specifically for the iPad. It offers a range of creative features that allow artists and designers to create professional-level artwork on the go. One of the key features of Procreate is its brush engine. Brushes are digital tools that mimic traditional brushes used in various mediums, such …

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The Grid Blind Photo Critiques: Perfecting Your Aviation Shots

The Grid Blind Photo Critiques: Perfecting Your Aviation Shots Join Scott Kelby and Erik Kuna in this critique session as we dive deep into the world of aviation photography. From the allure of dusk shots to the pitfalls of over-lighting, we explore how to truly capture the essence of aircraft. Discover the importance of sculpting …

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30 Detailed Icon Design Tutorials for Adobe Photoshop

Icons: they can be logos, symbols, words, and so much more. When designed well, they’re incredibly engaging and memorable. Think of them as visual companions to the stories you have to share with the world. Icons are easy to create, thanks to powerful software like Photoshop. With Photoshop, you can rapidly design stunning icons to …

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20+ Best Photoshop Actions for Creating Dispersion Effects

The dispersion effect is a popular photo editing technique that creates a stunning and visually striking look by breaking up an image on one edge to appear as if it has shattered into tiny fragments. This effect adds an element of dynamism and energy to your finished photos, making them stand out from the crowd. …

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Photoshop 2024 Generative Fill Tips – 16 Fast Tips and tricks

The Ultimate Photoshop 2024 Generative Fill Tips guide When you hit generate in Photoshop Generative Fill, you will see tips. I have assembled all the tips here and will demonstrate each one. I have also thrown in a couple of my own to make it more interesting. Check out the quick video, each tip is …

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