Photoshop for Total Beginners 5

Selection and Quick Mask Tool Last post I showed you how to do a simple selection on a simple picture, the duck. I am going to keep it just as simple for this post and reuse Mr. Ducky for this example. So let’s say you have ducky selected but want to refine that selection a […]

Photoshop for Total Beginners 4

Selections Today I will show you how to make a selection on one picture and then add that selected area onto another picture. Remember, I am not here to make you Ps experts, I’m just showing you very basic and straight forward stuff to get your imaginations going; to show you what’s possible. How good […]

Photoshop for Total Beginners 3

Selections Open a black & white picture of your choice. I chose this one. Make sure that the picture mode is set to RGB it allows you to apply color to the image. Image – Mode – click RGB Color. Select the Polygonal Lasso Tool from the tool bar. On the picture, click once on […]

Photoshop for Total Beginners 2

History and the History Tool Open a picture of your choice. I chose this one. Go to Window – History to open the history window. Now go to Filter – Texture – Stained Glass… click OK. Your picture should now look something like this. In the history window  click on the little camera icon to […]

Photoshop for Total Beginners 1

Introduction I am a total Photoshop beginner and in an effort to find tutorials to learn Photoshop, have discovered that, for the most part, they all suck. Everything I found out there assumed that I know stuff about how to use Photoshop and its tools… which I obviously don’t. So, I decided to take a […]