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Adobe Photoshop (32 Tutorials)

FxFactory Plug-ins

Installing FxFactory Plug-ins

February 11, 2019

Have you just purchased a license for a plug-in that uses the FxFactory engine? Here’s how to download, install and register the plug-in.

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Cinemagraph

Burning Question: What is a Cinemagraph and How Do I Create One?

February 4, 2019

Cinemagraphs is a format that combines photos and video. It’s a still photograph where a small area of the image has repeated or looped movement occuring to draw your attention. Cinemagraphs can be published as movies or an animated GIF or in other video formats.

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8 Substance Painter Tips from Professional Character and Concept Artists

8 Substance Painter Tips from Professional Character and Concept Artists

November 13, 2018

Concept Artist Daniel Hahn and Character Artist Jakub Chechelski offer their top tips for creating better textures with Substance Painter.

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Rendering Faster With the Backdrop Designer Photoshop Plugin

Rendering Faster With the Backdrop Designer Photoshop Plugin

June 19, 2018

Jim Tierney of Digital Anarchy talks about methods for speeding up Backdrop Designer and getting your backdrops rendered out quickly. 

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Demystifying mattes, masks & alpha channels in Premiere Pro

Demystifying mattes, masks & alpha channels in Premiere Pro

May 22, 2018

Colin from VideoRevealed is the master of demystifying mattes, masks and alpha channels apply to the idea of isolating parts of a frame

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Shoelace Displacement in Cinema 4D

Shoelace Displacement in Cinema 4D

May 1, 2018

Sean Dove explains how he used custom displacement maps to create realistic shoelaces in Cinema 4D and Photoshop.

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Making Any Texture Seamless

Making Any Texture Seamless

March 26, 2018

NecroVMX shows you how to make any texture seamless in Photoshop. There are free textures you can download from this page and if you can't find what you need, this tutorial at the bottom of the page will help you create your own. 

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How to Convert After Effects Animations into a Spritesheet for Unity (Free and Quick)

How to Convert After Effects Animations into a Spritesheet for Unity (Free and Quick)

March 26, 2018

This is a Freebie Friday article on sprite generators for After Effects and a tutorial about converting animations into a sprite sheet for unity.

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Mocha VR 360 Video: Remove Objects in Premiere Pro with Photoshop & Mocha VR

Mocha VR 360 Video: Remove Objects in Premiere Pro with Photoshop & Mocha VR

January 16, 2018

Find out how Adobe Photoshop’s new spherical panorama features are an excellent complement to Mocha VR, inside Premiere Pro, for replacing unwanted objects in a 360 video scene.

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V-RayforC4D Quick Tip: Isolated VFB Bloom and Glare FX Pass

V-RayforC4D Quick Tip: Isolated VFB Bloom and Glare FX Pass

January 2, 2018

V-RayforC4D user edub offers a quick tip on how to create an isolated VFB bloom & glare effects pass.

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Photoshop: How to Create a Glamorous Calavera Portrait

Photoshop: How to Create a Glamorous Calavera Portrait

October 24, 2017

In honor of the upcoming holidays, Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), Envato Tuts+ offers a step by step tutorial on how to create a photo manipulation of a woman in traditional Calavera (sugar skull) makeup in Adobe Photshop.

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In Depth: Color Grading is a LUT Easier with LUTs!

In Depth: Color Grading is a LUT Easier with LUTs!

October 17, 2017

A LUT, or Look Up Table, is used in the film industry as an easy method of color grading. It’s an array of numbers to control the color of an image, by mapping one color space to another. Simple enough at the surface, but here’s more than you probably want to know about LUTs.

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DDO Painter for Characters

DDO Painter for Characters

September 6, 2017

Learn the nitty gritty of high quality texturing in Quixel Suite 2 with this video by Georgian Avasilcutei. He shares his workflow with DDO Painter while texturing his latest character.

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Primatte Chromakey

In Depth: Keying and Background Removal in Photoshop, Part 2: Primatte Chromakey

February 14, 2017

Part 2 of this series on background removal covers Digital Anarchy’s Primatte Chromakey and how to use it with Photoshop for the best workflow possible.

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background removal

In Depth: Keying and Background Removal in Photoshop, Part 1: The Pre-Process

February 13, 2017

If you’re working with still photography, it’s often necessary to cut someone out of the background to place them into a new scene or to add special effects

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