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Adding a Background Texture to a Portrait

Adding a Background Texture to a Portrait
An in-depth Adobe Photoshop tutorial showing you how to add a texture to a portrait. Adding a texture to a portrait gives a grunge to the photo and adds another layer of depth to the portrait. Included in the source files is the portrait original file, the two texture files and the finished layered Tif...
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Layer Masks Explained [In-Depth]

Layer Masks Explained [In-Depth]
An Adobe Photoshop CS4 tutorial covering how layer masks work. How to create a mask, remove a mask, and how a layer mask affects the...
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How to Replace a Color [In-Depth]

How to Replace a Color [In-Depth]
A quick in-depth beginner tutorial showing you how to change the color of an object using Adobe Photoshop...
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How to Create a YouTube Profile Background [In-Depth]

How to Create a YouTube Profile Background [In-Depth]
A step-by-step in depth tutorial showing you how to create a background for your YouTube profile using Adobe Photoshop CS4. Image Credits: © Photographer: Rochakred | Agency:...
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Resizing an Image [In-Depth]

Resizing an Image [In-Depth]
I recently did two 60-second tutorials covering how to resize an image for the web, and how to resize an image for print. This is a longer in-depth Adobe Photoshop CS4 tutorial which dives further into the resize settings and talks about how the settings affect the image. If you have already seen the previous two tutorials - this one will be a good refresher as well as talking about a couple of new things. Image Credits Photo: volkankurt | Agency:...
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How-To Photoshop a Person Into a Picture [In-Depth]

How-To Photoshop a Person Into a Picture [In-Depth]
This in-depth tutorial will show you the step by step process of editing a person into a photo. The tutorial shows how to merge to images with different people into one finished image. Image Credits: Steve Polyak : http://www.flickr.com/photos/spolyak/1031569673/ Ed Yourdon:...
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How To Change a Background in an Image

How To Change a Background in an Image
This Adobe Photoshop tutorial gives an in-depth walk through of how to change the background in an image.  The tutorial starts with an image of a young man sitting on grass and changes the background to place him in a the tropical location of Malta. The source files include the background and portrait used in the tutorial. You can also download the stock photos on...
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Editing Skin Tone – Creating a Tan

Editing Skin Tone – Creating a Tan
An in-depth tutorial showing you how to edit the skin tone of a person, giving them a darker tan. The tutorial goes through all the steps needed, including creating a selection, creating layers masks and finally creating the adjustment...
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How to Create a Resize Action [In-Depth]

How to Create a Resize Action [In-Depth]
A step-by-step in depth tutorial showing you how to create an action which can resize a group of images. Actions are useful for mass editing folders of images with very little...
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Photoshop Makeover – Cleaning Up Skin Blemishes

Photoshop Makeover – Cleaning Up Skin Blemishes
This in-depth tutorial shows you the step-by-step process for a complete Photoshop makeover. The process used involves using the healing brush, Gaussian blur, layers, masks and curves. Image Credits: © Photographer: Bliznetsov | Agency: Dreamstime.com Tools used: Brush, patch, curves, layer...
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