I've always had that lingering passion for visual art, and I like experimenting with different software related to it. Being the wannabe artist/computer geek that I am, I spend hours drawing and editing images in Photoshop. I know I have limited skills on that aspect, so I usually look for tips and tutorials on the Internet to create different effects for my graphic designs. During my research, I stumbled upon some cool lighting effects I want to share to the readers. I believe these may help other people out there who want to add zest to their images.
Photo manipulation is the process of combining the art of photography and graphic design in trying to make a realistic view of an unrealistic situation or picture. This involves combining different sets of photos, extracting different elements from different photos, the use of different brushes, effects, and combining all these into a single picture in creating a certain mood or image that the artist wants.
Typography is one of the buzzwords these days when it comes to cool poster designs. So in this tutorial, we will show you how to make your own typographic poster, but to make things interesting, with a more nostalgic theme to it.
Photoshop by Adobe is an amazing piece of software. More and more people worldwide are learning how to harness the power of this program for many reasons. A multi-use image rendering tool people want to learn how to touch up photographs, create artwork and do all types of design work.
One great way to create a retro, grunge design for posters is to create a shape, such as a letter or number, made entirely of type. Add in some texture to the background and in just a short amount of time, you have an eye-catching design ready to send to your online printing company. Putting a block of text into a pre-designed shape is actually quite easy when following a few simple steps. The tutorial below walks you through these necessary steps, then shows you how to create a weathered paper background, and finally reveals how to put it all together to create a retro or grunge poster. We will first start in Illustrator and then move to Photoshop for the final touches.
There are a number of software's available that facilitate photo editing. Pictures can be enhanced with a multitude of effects to get the desired look. There is a lot of room for experimentation and the features provided by these software's make the possibilities limitless. Some the most commonly used techniques used while editing pictures are discussed below.