As all of you know, this spring Adobe released Photoshop CS6. It was launched with a lot of new features. The main accents are focused on enhanced performance, some of the tools for creative design and a redesigned interface. Previously we have shared with you a lot of useful tutorials and now it’s the time to make some updates. In this post we have gathered new Photoshop CS6 tutorials, which unveil some of the new techniques and handy tools.
Actions save you time by automating tasks that you perform often. This tutorial is the first part in a new mini-series that will explain Photoshop actions and automation techniques. In this video we will introduce you to actions and explain how they work.
Actions may be able to records a complicated series of steps but that doesn’t mean that they are complicated to use. In fact, actions are quite easy to use. In this tutorial we will explain how to save, and then edit a long series of steps using actions.
Photoshop layer styles are a popular way to add effects, such as drops shadows and strokes to layers in a non-destructive way. Layer styles were first introduced in version 6 of Photoshop, but since then, there have not been many significant updates. The new changes in Photoshop CS6 are the most drastic, and useful, since their inception over 10 years ago. In this article we will explain how Adobe has improved this popular feature.
Cinemagraphs or Cinegraphs are photos that also include movement. They are hybrid images that are eye-catching and unique. Thanks to the new Timeline features in Photoshop CS6, it is really easy to create your own cinemagraphs. In this tutorial, we will show you how.
In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will talk about the new Blur Gallery. The Blur Gallery includes 3 types of blurs that you can use to add special effects to your photos. These 3 blurs are: Field Blur, Iris Blur, and Tilt-Shift.
Filters are a powerful tool in Photoshop to help you apply quick effects to your images. The Oil Paint filter in Photoshop CS6 will give any image a painted look. In this tutorial, we will introduce you to this new filter.
Have you always wanted to add special effects to your videos but found the thought of learning Adobe Premiere or After Effects a bit daunting or time-consuming? Photoshop CS6 includes a new video timeline panel that will allow you to add effects to your video clips directly in Photoshop. In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will show you how this new feature works.
Vignetting can give your photos an artistic look and focus the viewer’s attention around a center of interest. In this tutorial we will explain how to add a non-destructive vignetting effect to your photos using vector shapes and masks in Photoshop CS6.
Naming your layers is the the first step if you want to take advantage of some of the new layer search features in Photoshop CS6. In the past, naming your layers meant double clicking on each layer individually. In Photoshop CS6, however you can quickly tab through your layers just like you would if you were filling out a form online.
In this past, working with a lot of text in Photoshop was a hassle. Global changes to text simply could not be made easily. In Photoshop CS6, Adobe has given us new ways to manage our text. This episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series will explain the new Paragraph and Character style panels.
The Brush Panel in Photoshop CS6 includes plenty of new features. In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will explain how to work with Live Pen Tilt Preview, Brush Projection, as well as the new Erodible Tip and Airbrush brushes.
The Adaptive Wide Angle Filter in Photoshop CS6 will allow you to straighten curves and lines in photos taken with a fisheye or wide-angle lens. In this tutorial we will explain how this new filter works.
Skin Aware technology is a relatively obscure feature in Photoshop CS6 that will allow you to quickly select skin tones in a photo. In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will show you how this new feature works.
The new timeline feature in Photoshop CS6 will allow you to open, edit, and export videos without ever having to leave the application. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to use this new feature to create an animated GIF from a video; a feature that could be used for banner ads, avatars, and more.
Be honest, how many times have you lost hours of work because you forgot to save your files? Photoshop users have been asking for a background save and auto recovery feature for a long time. In Photoshop CS6, Adobe delivered! In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will discuss Photoshop CS6′s new Background Save and Auto Recovery Features.
Photoshop CS6 is packed with new features that will help you create better interface designs. In this tutorial we will utilize Photoshop’s new vector editing and stroke capabilities to create an administrator dashboard interface. We will also take advantage of Photoshop’s new snap to pixel grid feature to help create crisp and clean web graphics.
Photoshop CS6 is packed with new features and effects that you can use in your work. In this tutorial we will utilize Photoshop’s new 3D capabilities as well as its new content aware features to create a Micro Machines inspired composition.
When Content Aware was added to Photoshop CS5, people described the feature as “magical” or “impossible.” Now that we have had a couple years to get acquainted with it, most people find it to be an incredibly useful tool to have in their arsenal. In Photoshop CS6, the Adobe team added a content aware option to the Patch Tool. In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will explain how this new feature works.
In Photoshop CS6, the Photoshop team introduced a new Content Aware feature called Content Aware Move. Content Aware Move will allow you to select pixels and move or extend them to another area of your image without the use of layers and masks. All you need to do is select some pixels, drag them to a new position and let go. Photoshop CS6 will erase the old selection and move your pixels to your desired location. In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will explain how this new feature works.
In the past, Photoshop did not do a very good job of applying strokes to objects. Applying a dashed line to an object in Photoshop CS5, for instance, could take you about 20 minutes and required quite a few steps. In Photoshop CS6, however, the Photoshop team has simplified the process. In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will explain how to quickly apply strokes to your objects using these new features.
Designers who work with both Photoshop and Illustrator are often frustrated with how Photoshop deals with vector graphics. In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will discuss the new vector editing capabilities of Photoshop CS6.
A good crop can make a big difference in how well a photograph looks. In Photoshop CS6, Adobe has made some significant changes to how the Crop Tool works. In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will discuss the changes that were made to the Crop Tool and show you how to use it effectively.
Designers often work with PSD files that include hundreds, if not, thousands of layers. Managing those layers was a hassle in previous versions of Photoshop. In Photoshop CS6 however, the Photoshop team has given us some tools to help us manage our layers more efficiently. In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series, we will explain how to work with the new Layer Panel, and what new features and tweaks that you can expect.
The process of turning a black and white photo into color can be Hard and has many ways to complete it, depending on the photo you’re working with. Adding color is simple. The tricky bit is the selection process. This tutorial is meant to demonstrate the process of adding color to a black and white photo.
In this step-by-step Photoshop tutorial, I will show you how to create a vintage style ski poster design. We will combine stock photos, textures and brushes with blend mode techniques and filters on our way to achive the final design.
In this tutorial we will show you how to create a simple text effect with a very trendy hipster look. We will use just basic filters and layer styles to achieve the effect. The whole process won’t take you more than 30 minutes.
In this tutorial I’m going to walk through my process for creating a photo-realistic steampunk style insect. This tutorial involves a lot of image composites, so rather than repeating instructions over and over, I’m going to walk through the steps I took and give you an overview of my ideas and thought process behind the piece.
This tutorial will show you how to apply a simple vintage photo effect using Photoshop. We’re going to use image adjustments, adjustment layers and layer styles to apply the vintage effect on a regular photo so that we can keep our work easily editable.
In this tutorial I will show you how to create Tasty social Icons in Photoshop. We will be covering what’s new in the Shape Tools options panel which is the new Stroke. Using this new feature we can now easily make stitches and we can adjust it whatever we want.
In this tutorial, I’ll lead you through the process of creating a detailed stereo receiver from scratch using Photoshop’s vector-drawing capabilities. We’ll use fundamental Photoshop tools and techniques such as shapes, layer styles and filters.
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