What is a vector mask and how do you use one in Photoshop? In this tutorial video from Phlearn, Aaron Nace introduces us to the usefulness of vector masks and he teaches us how and why you would use a vector mask (instead of a layer mask) to remove an object from an image within Photoshop. Check out the full video above.
In this new tutorial from Phlearn, Aaron Nace walks us through how to quickly add a vintage film border to an image.
He starts with a stock image of a vintage film frame, then uses a multiply blend mode and a little bit of a layer mask to clean up the edges. Check out the short and quick video embedded above for the complete breakdown.
In this Photoshop tutorial from Phlearn, Aaron Nace walks us through how to create shadows in composited images. Because of the complexity of shadows, it is importable to use multiple layers with your gradients to give them a more realistic appearance. Check out the full video above.
In the above video from Phlearn, Aaron Nace walks us through adding a pattern or texture to clothing in Photoshop. This process requires heavy use of the warp tool, which Aaron gives us some good tips on using the right way in order make the fabric wrinkles, along with the highlights and shadows, believable. Check out the full video above.
In this new video from Plearn, Aaron Nace walks us through how to color tone images using a gradient map inside Photoshop. It’s kind of like an Instagram filter but with much more control that the pre-baked options you get from a smartphone app. It’s a pretty cool effect. Check out the video above.
In this new tutorial from Phlearn, Aaron Nace walks us through how to use content-aware scale tool in Photoshop to create an ad. He also works in some tips with the warp tool to get his composition just right. Check out the video above.
In this latest video from Plhearn, Aaron Nace walks through a very useful process of how to fix an aged photo in Photoshop. He covers removing dust and scratches, fixing unnatural gradients and discoloration, as well as fixing a color cast. Check out the video above.
In this new video from Phlearn, Aaron Nace walks us through how to create light rays through clouds inside Photoshop.
He does this buy using the radial blur filter as a smart filter, along with some simple strokes from the brush tool. Pretty cool results. Check it out above.
In this video from Aaron Nace of Phlearn, he walks us through how to make hair color pop in Photoshop.
He uses a color balance adjustment layer to bring out the natural color and then creates a solid color adjustment layer to give the highlights a kick. Finally, he walks us through how to dodge and burn hair in order to get that extra pop.
In the above video from Phlearn, we learn how to use advanced color tools in Photoshop. Aaron Nace walks through a unique set of tools in the Adobe Color Themes that allow you to choose complementary colors easily.