To create a planet in Photoshop you need a planet terrain texture, some PS skills and digital painting techniques. Although it is not very hard to make your own planet in Photoshop it might require a lot of time to create a realistic looking effect. So it is easier to choose a ready to use premade planet stock image and integrate it into your photo manipulations along with other elements like stars, meteorites, galaxy space backgrounds, space ships and so on. So here is a list with creative planets that you can use for free. The list also includes some useful editable PSD files.
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Amazing hand picked dark horror premade backgrounds that you can use for free in your photo manipulations. These background are really useful and you save a lot of time using them in Photoshop. They also serve as a great inspirational material if you want to create your own creepy landscapes. There are some horror elements that will help you create a Gothic background. For example you can use angel and religious statue, grave, graveyard, skull, ruins, abandoned castles, night, moon, night forest and many more. Hope you will find this list useful.
A premade background is actually a photo manipulation that can be used to create other photo manipulations. Using such a premade background makes your work so much easier and has the advantage that can be reused many times in different compositions. If I find a nice background I will not hesitate to use it in my Photoshop artworks and tutorials. In today's list I have gathered some amazing underwater photo manipulations that you can use as premade background for free.
Photo manipulation wouldn't exist without the stock images that we use to create them in Photoshop. So no wonder that the free stock images websites are really popular among us. I am using images from deviantart for most of my photo manipulations so I spend a lot of time searching for the best photos. In this collection I have gathered for you beautiful fantasy backgrounds that you can use in Photoshop. These premade backgrounds are in fact Photoshop art works that you can use as scene setup for your photo manipulations.
Huh, I know there are maybe even too many articles about places, where to search for photos and images, but those articles were usually very old, many sites do not work anymore and that kind of stuff. So my goal was to create ultimate collection with the best places where to search for and get nice quality images. I think every site of this list is worth checking out, although in most cases with sxc.hu site alone is enough.