I’ve been in search of a good technique for creating this effect for years. I’ve seen dozens of video tutorials on this topic and I have never been happy with the results. I was so impressed with the outcome of Jesus’s technique I had to share it with you guys. This is hands down the best tutorial … Continue reading Create a Pencil Drawing from a Photograph in Photoshop by Jesus Ramirez
In this tutorial you will learn my technique for creating painted portraiture using the mixer brush tool in Photoshop! No art classes required! All you need is patience and the right brush. Here’s how! (If you cannot see the video embedded into the page you can view the video on youtube.com here…Direct Link to the … Continue reading How to turn any image into a painting using the mixer brush tool, in Photoshop!
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done a free stock saturday. I’ve got some great stock images I’m banking up for you guys. Today’s stock is not actually from my personal stock library. This week I’m featuring a great stock provider by the name of Malleni-Stock. This provider is set up through DeviantArt.com and the stock … Continue reading Free Stock Saturday…This weeks feature? This gorgeous owl… Thank you Malleni-Stock!
I’ve been on the hunt for a good tutorial demonstrating how to turn daytime images into nighttime images and I think I’ve finally found a few good ones to share forward… I actually use this technique a lot in my compositing. I rarely shoot at night because it is so easy to change day into night in Photoshop without the draw-backs of night-time shooting (i.e. … Continue reading Photoshop Techniques: How to turn daytime into night in Photoshop!
I love any artwork that surrounds an ocean theme. With summer upon us I have been seeing a lot of beach and water themed artworks. I remembered I have some really cool images of dolphins I took on a family vacation a few years ago so decided today was the perfect day to share them … Continue reading Free Stock Saturday! Dreamy Dolphins are the theme of the day!
I have had a lot of requests for this video tutorial and I am excited to say I finally got a chance to record it for you guys. This is a step-by-step walk through of all the Photoshop tools and techniques I used to create The Magic of Literacy: The Mermaid. This will give you … Continue reading Step by step walk through of the Photoshop tools and techniques used to create “The Magic of Literacy: The Mermaid”
This is one of my most used techniques in compositing. My style usually involves some form of glitter or glow in every image. I love the magic feel it gives the story-line, so today I want to do a very quick tutorial on how you can create a glowing or lighting effect in Photoshop! This effect can be used for … Continue reading How to turn on a car’s headlights… in Photoshop!
Do you remember when you mastered your camera enough to get off auto mode? Do you remember that feeling of freedom? All the sudden you felt in control and not so limited by the environment around you. Metaphorically, it was like getting your photographic wings. You found out what you were capable of creating and what your camera … Continue reading Photoshop Foundations: Finding your creative wings…