Smoke is something really hard to create from scratch in Photoshop. It is time consuming, you need to use multiple filters like the Liquify Filter and it will not look very realistic. Here is a quick tutorial on how to create smoke in Photoshop for those of you that want to practice. For the other that only need a quick solution, I have gathered some of the best smoke textures and stock images that you can use in your designs. There are all kind of fire smoke textures included in this list so plenty to choose from.
Vintage and retro effects, that make images look dated and old are really popular among graphic designers and photographers. The old vintage look is also used in movies for creating a back in time illusion. In Photoshop you can create that "old-fashioned" look and feel with just a few clicks using actions. So transform your photos back to the 1900's all the way to the 1980's with these amazing and easy to use Photoshop vintage and retro photo effect actions.
What is Color Lookup Adjustment? Well, it is a new Photoshop CS6 feature that is mainly known and used by photographers. Using the color lookup you can quickly create professional photo effects like the one used in the films for example. Some interesting color profiles are the 2strip.look and the 3strip.look that create a retro color look for your images similar to the one used in many movies from 1920-1950s.
This list contains some of the most useful tutorials to learn how to use the smudge tool in Photoshop for manipulating hair and fur. The Smudge Tool can be used to easily create hair and fur strands. You will need a graphic tablet or drawing skills to complete this task. To draw hair in Photoshop is not very hard to do but it is for sure a time consuming process; actually the Smudge Tool is kind of slow. But with the help of the Brush Tool and the Smudge Tool you can paint realistic fur and hair in Photoshop.
Here you have the second part of the food and drinks texture and patterns collection. You can ind the first part here . You can use these textures to create unique food inspired text effects in Photoshop. Check out my raw meat typography to see an example on how you can use these textures.
Here are some interesting product packaging solutions that might help promote and sell your items. You can choose from a variety of both free and premium items. Among the most popular packaging mockups are of course the box templates. But there are also very good food packaging mockups for coffee, cereals, drinks, etc. Let's not forget the perfume and cosmetic packaging templates that are also included in this list. The items come with fully layered PSD files, especially the premium ones. All you have to do is to replace the smart objects and you're done.
What's inside our head? In this collection you will find creative Photoshop manipulation having the human brain as inspirational theme. The list contains only hand picked photo manipulation artworks that will boost your creativity even more. The brain is often linked to terms like intelligence, brain storming, creativity, imagination, insanity and so on. There are plenty of original ideas on how to use the human brain in an eye catching Photoshop manipulation.
In this collection you will find some useful hand picked newspaper textures, brushes and mockups for your design projects. The most impressive are of course the newspaper mockup templates that come with fully layered PSD files for you to customize the design. There are not some many good quality free newspaper templates but I managed to gather a few for those with a low budget.
Brand new pack of Photoshop actions to create your own leather jeans labels with just 1 single click. The stitched leather labels can also be customized using the intact layer styles. You can choose the color of the label, the stitch color and many other details. It is great for creating personalized logos; works great for retro insignia for example. You can also check out our previous collection with some of the best Stitch Effect Photoshop actions
Here is an useful collection for designers with over 30 food organic textures. The list contains different hand picked food stock images like meat, fruit, cereals, seeds and so on, that you can use in your designs. You can also check out our separate collection of candy and cake textures that included some of most famous sweets surfaces like pancakes, cookies,chocolate and lots more.