Photoshop for Total Beginners 11

Working with Layers and Masks There are different types of masks; we used the Quick Mask (lets you refine a selection boundary area by hand) tool in Photoshop for Total Beginners – 5. Today I will show you how to use a Layer Mask (often also referred to as Pixel Mask). A Layer Mask allows […]

Photoshop for Total Beginners 10

Working With Layers Now click on the Text icon in the Tools panel , click somewhere on the sand area in the picture and type something. Adding text will automatically create a new text layer. Now press and hold down the Ctrl key and click on the text layer thumbnail in the layers panel to […]

Photoshop for Total Beginners 9

Image Enhancements The Surface Blur filter works quite nice for softening skin tones. Take for example Mr. Sean Connery here, not that I would ever change this sexy man in any way, shape or form. But for demonstration purposes… In the menu bar go to Filter – Blur – Surface Blur… and the Surface Blur […]

Photoshop for Total Beginners 8

Image Enhancements Today I will show you how to change the eye color in a photograph. Are you excited yet? No? Hmmm… Open the image you want to work with. Create a new, blank layer by clicking the Add New Layers icon  in the bottom right hand corner of the Layers Panel.   Make sure […]

Photoshop for Total Beginners 7

Image Enhancements Before we get started today, I wanted to make sure to mention; each tool is good for specific scenarios and/or picture content. When one tool does not do the trick, the idea is to try a different tool. You will probably very seldom achieve a desired outcome by using only one tool. Ps […]