In this tutorial we will learn how to create vector shape silhouettes in Photoshop from any image. All you have to do is to make some photo treatments to create the vector effect. The shape silhouettes are great for printing as they are vector based shapes, so they can be easily edited and resized without loosing quality. Use the silhouettes for T-shirt prints, for greeting cards and so on.
Photo Effects Tutorials
In this quick tutorial I will show you how to create a skin tattoo effect using any text, shapes or vector graphics. To create a realistic tattoo in Photoshop all you have to do is to change the blending mode, reduce the opacity and the saturation of the tattoo, add a noise effect and that is all. If you want to create tattoos and body paintings from photos and other images you can try our tattoo creator mock-up.
Learn how to add multiple sun optical flare in Photoshop using some simple techniques. You can add interesting effects and enhance your photos using different type of lens flares. In one of our previous tutorials you learn basic things about lens flare size, different color variations, optical flare textures, lens flare types and so on. So this tutorial is bringing new information that I hope you will find useful.
Learn how to create vector photo effect out of any image, clipart, graphics. You can obtain vector ink photo effects in just a few simple steps. I am planning to automate these steps into a Photoshop action that you can easily use and customize. In the meantime you can use Photoshop adjustments and filters like Photocopy and Threshold to create this vector effect.
Learn how to create a pixel avatar image for your social networks using my premium pixel Photoshop action. You can easily create pixelate or sprite effect using this cool 1-click action. You can create pixel art using photos, shapes, clipart, etc; works great for everything. You can also check out our other Photoshop actions both free and premium.
Learn how to create a realistic photo sketch in Photoshop using some simple filters; you cab create your own digital sketch drawing in just a few minutes. If you want an even faster method you can try my sketch Photoshop action; I hope you will enjoy this new tutorial and practice it on your own photos.
Learn how to create a realistic old photo effect in Photoshop using some simple Photoshop techniques. I've added an old photo frame using the Ripple Photoshop filter and I have also added a torn paper effect to make the photo look vintage. If you want to add a torn corner effect to your photos with just a single click you can try our premium Torn Corner Generator.
You can frame your photos in a creative wayt using a film strip template; in this quick tutorial I will create a film strip border for three images but you can add as many photos as you want. I will create the film using vector shapes so you have to know how to work with Photoshop shapes. I am planning to giveaway the PSD source file with film strip template in different variations so stay tune. Another alternative to create this film effect will be to use film strip brushes.
Learn how to create a watercolor effect in Photoshop using some simple filters and adjustments from this easy to follow tutorial. Your watercolor art is ready in just a minutes. Photoshop watercolor effect can be obtained in many ways and using different techniques. For example you can use watercolor brushes or splatter brushes instead of using watercolor textures.
Learn how to darken a photo using Photoshop adjustment layers and filters from this easy to follow tutorial. You can use this dark photo effect to transform your images into works of art. The effect can be applied with great results to portraits or people photography. I am thinking about making an action with this photo effect, that way you will avoid all those nasty steps. In fact all that matters is the customization you make for each adjustment layer.
To darken an image you have to reduce brightness but at the same time you have to adjust the contrast to obtain good looking results. The color tone is also an important aspect so set the colors, the saturation, add a photo filter and so on.