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 […]

Create a Twitter bird mascot

I recently purchased Photoshop CS5. I have never owned it before and have been looking for really good tutorials ever since. Of course as it goes for all tutorials, some are better than others… One thing I found very annoying very quickly is that a lot of tutorials assume that you know how to use […]