Post Content In this tutorial, we’ll jump into the Photoshop 3d workspace to create some epic, superhero-style typography. With some basic modeling, texturing, lighting, and compositing, we’ll check out a step by step workflow to harness infinite intergalactic awesomeness. If you create and post something epic, I’d love to see it… tag me @texturelabs! TEXTURES… Continue reading Epic 3D Text Effects! | Photoshop 3d Workspace & Compositing Tutorial
Post Content Looking for an alternative to the flat-looking Outer Glow Effect in Photoshop? In this tutorial, we’ll check out a simple technique that generates awesome results to create a more realistic glow for text and logos. Be sure to try out the same technique to make your photographs glow as well! State7 Studio’s glow… Continue reading Photoshop 2021 Glowing Text Effect
Post Content In this tutorial, we’ll check out a technique for creating this surreal pixelated blockhead portrait. This effect was inspired by a sequence in the film The Mandela effect, and by the incredible sculptures of Han Hsu-Tung. Hope you enjoy the tutorial – let me know what you think in the comments! If you… Continue reading Pixelated 3d Blockhead Effect | Photoshop 2021 Tutorial
Post Content A Photoshop tutorial for those of us who are not so handy with the brushes… We’ll check out a method for turning photos and artwork into authentic-looking ink stipple illustrations. Thanks for watching and be sure to subscribe for more original Texturelabs content! BONUS: to create the Sun Rays at 01:05: 1) Create… Continue reading Authentic Stipple Shading Effect in Photoshop | Easy Technique Without Brushes!
Post Content This is one of my favorite techniques in Photoshop! In this tutorial, we’ll check out a method for distressing typography and shapes that is totally adjustable and non-destructive. You can weather any font or single-color logo in real time… awesome for apparel, print design, and more. Thanks for watching! CHECK OUT THE CHANNEL… Continue reading Photoshop Pro Tips: Weathered Live-Type!
Post Content In this tutorial, we’ll check out ten ways to elevate your standard Photoshop layer effects. We’ll also take a look at a few common problems you might run into and how to solve them, plus a couple of bonus tips! Thanks for watching, I’m always happy to answer any questions or comments below!… Continue reading 10 TIPS for Awesome Layer Style Effects in Photoshop!
Post Content In this photoshop tutorial, we’ll check out a fast, fun, and easy way to create digital oil paintings! We’ll focus on one specific tool – the art history brush. Once you’re up and running, this tool unlocks all kind of awesome possibilities…. but first, it does help to get a basic sense of… Continue reading Anyone can create incredible paintings in Photoshop with a single tool!
Post Content In this tutorial, I’ll run through the setup I use to create halftone effects in Photoshop. Great for posters, apparel, stickers, or just making cool retro-lookin stuff! This approach will bypass the halftone filters and create the effect from scratch, with the added benefit of being live and adjustable. In the second half… Continue reading Retro Halftone Effects in Photoshop!
Post Content More adventures in creating art without drawing! In this tutorial, I’ll run through an approach to create a vector or vexel style treatment using a few key tools in Adobe Photoshop. This look will draw some inspiration from the portraits of Shepard Fairey, but this approach can be adapted to create all kind… Continue reading Create vector-style images in Photoshop… without the pen tool!
Post Content In this tutorial, we’ll check out a few techniques for creating the artistic look of a simple plastic analogue camera. Vignetting, light leaks, distortion and chromatic abberation – all the things which modern high end cameras have tried to minimize – will become our tools for creating unexpected, playful images. There’s nothing more… Continue reading Plastic Lens Distortion, Color Light Leaks, Dust, Grunge, and Good Times in Photoshop!
Post Content In this tutorial, we’ll check out a clever technique for creating a perfect spiral in Photoshop. Then we’ll apply it as a retro-style optical illusion and create a looping animated graphic! This project makes a nice introduction animation – in fact, the “Video Timeline” in Photoshop uses many of the same principles as… Continue reading Create a Hypnotic Spiral and Animate It in Photoshop!
Post Content Harness the power of simple color theory to create insanely vibrant color overlays, tints, and colorize effects. In this quick Photoshop tutorial, we’ll check out a method for creating gradient maps that pop off the screen and give your work just that little extra “something you can’t put your finger on”. Then we’ll… Continue reading The Secret to Eye-Popping Color Overlays in Photoshop!
Post Content In this tutorial, we’ll check out a method to create this grungy blur effect using an unexpected tool in Photoshop. Screen or overlay some texture on top to quickly create an awesome graphic design effect! Free textures used in this tutorial: Extreme Blur Effect | Photoshop Tutorial Enjoying the Texturelabs channel and resources?… Continue reading My favorite Photoshop hack for extreme blur effects!
Post Content In this tutorial, we’ll check out an After effects setup for a high quality burning transition effect. Using only native effects, we’ll generate glowing embers, trailing smoke, heat distortion, and more. Need the AE file created in this tutorial? Help support Texturelabs on Patreon at the Expert Level and get access to this… Continue reading Advanced Burn Effect – After Effects Tutorial NO PLUGINS!
Post Content A new and improved method for creating stenciled spray paint effects in Photoshop! In this video, we’ll check out an action that will give you a random spray effect for text, vector art, shape layers and more. Thanks for watching! Free download of the Texturelabs “Spray Anything” action + textures used in this… Continue reading Insane Stenciled Spray Paint in Photoshop – FREE ACTION!
Create this strange and simple texture in Photoshop to apply an engraved Illustrated look to your photos and artwork. In this tutorial, we’ll run through the basics of getting it set up, then take a look at a few techniques to give your image a more authentic dollar-bill style treatment. BONUS: to create the Sun… Continue reading This Magic Texture Creates an Engraved Money Effect in Photoshop!
Learn to create an ultra-realistic bleeding ink or watercolor effect in Adobe Photoshop. In this tutorial, we’ll harness the power of Photoshop Actions to build a one-button effect that can be applied to photos, text, artwork and more. Let me know what you think in the comments section! DOWNLOAD THE FREE ROLLED INK TEXTURE AND… Continue reading It took me 25 years to figure this out in Photoshop!
Create hyper-stylized 1980’s chrome text and logos with a few versatile techniques in Adobe Photoshop! In this tutorial, we’ll cover the basic process of how to set up a chrome reflection that can be customized for infinite different looks, plus a few extra details to give the image some hyper-realistic radness. Download the gradient presets,… Continue reading How to Create Super Rad 80’s Chrome in Photoshop!
Create advanced light beams or sun rays for text, artwork, and photography using a few simple steps in Adobe Photoshop. In this tutorial, we’ll use a free Photoshop action by Texturelabs.org, combined with a few techniques for a dramatic final look. Download the action, textures and more using the link below. Thanks for watching, let… Continue reading Create Cinematic Light Rays in Adobe Photoshop!