How to Create a Bobblehead Portrait

How to Create a Bobblehead Portrait
In this tutorial I'll show you how you can create a funny bobblehead portrait. Since we're using the liquify tool you'll need a newer version of Photoshop. The bobblehead images were used for a yearbook because the seniors wanted something special and it kinda fits their attitude--just nod all the time when the teacher is speaking...

Painting in Photoshop: The Making of To the Waterfall

Painting in Photoshop: The Making of To the Waterfall
I didn’t have a plan when I made this picture so this isn’t going to be a particularly detailed Making Of, and some of the steps are not great, but I hope you will still get some inspirations from the process.

How To Draw: Spellbound Steps

How To Draw: Spellbound Steps
As I mentioned to a few people, I made a step-by-step of my newest drawing 'Spellbound' --> http://shadowness.com/mayumi/spellbound

Freckles Tutorial Part 1

Freckles Tutorial Part 1
Here is the first installment of this massive tutorial, I hope someone finds it useful! Second installment is here: http://shadowness.com/mynti/frecklestutpart2

Enlight Boom Effect in Photoshop

Enlight Boom Effect in Photoshop
Quickly create a cool explosion of light graphics effect on Photoshop. 1. Create new RGB image with any size..Here i will choose 500/100..Then press "D"..This will reset swatches.. 2. Then go to Filter : Render : Clouds 3. Then Filter : Pixelize : Mosaic [ 15 pixels ] 4. Then Blur : Radial Blur [ Zoom / 20 ] 5. Then Stylize : Emboss [ 135 degrees / height 10 / amount: 170 ] 6. Then Brush Strokes : Accent edges [ width 2 / brightness 38 / smoothness 5] 7. Then Stylize : Find...

Realistic Fire Effect in Photoshop

Realistic Fire Effect in Photoshop
Learn how to create a simple, realistic fire effect in Photoshop. 1. Start a new image 200x200. Creat a new layer [ layer/new/layer ] and name it 'fire'. Let's fill it with white color [ ctrl+backspace ] and then, render it with difference clouds [ filter/render/difference clouds ]. Repeat the filter 1 or 2 times more. You should come up with the same result as previewed on the left. 2. Now, Render it with lighting effects[filter/render/lighting effects]. Use the following paramaters: 3. Last step is quite magic. Simply use the filter accented edges[filter/brush strokes/accented edges]...

Making a web 2.0 logo in Photoshop

Making a web 2.0 logo in Photoshop
This Photoshop tutorial will explain how to make a web 2.0 glossy logo or icon if you like. I tried to keep it as simple as possible. If you have any questions post them in the comments below. I am starting with a 400x300 px white canvas. Draw your basic shape. I have started with a custom shape from Photoshop's presets. Step 1 Fill the shape with a nice orange color (I am using #ff6600) Step 2 Apply Bevel and Emboss to the layer using the following values : Structure Style : Inner Bevel Technique...

Fun With Illustrator: Make a Happy Little Cloud

Fun With Illustrator: Make a Happy Little Cloud
We're all big Bob Ross fans here at ClickPopMedia. Today, in the tradition of the Joy of Painting, I am going to show you how to make a happy little cloud. Welcome back everybody. I sure am glad you could make it out today. Does everyone have their Illustrator warmed up and ready to do some vectorizing? Good. Step 1: What I have here is a 600 px by 600 px Illustrator document, but you can use whatever size makes you happy. Keep in mind though, if you do things at a much different...

Shrek text effect with Photoshop

Shrek text effect with Photoshop
Learn how to play with gradients and textures to get the Shrek effect. Very cool effect and now you can do it in photoshop. ...

Facebook Pic / Shadowness-Style

Facebook Pic / Shadowness-Style
Dimension of the Facebook profile picture is 200x300. Add cool effects to your photos! Didn't have the chance to show the very end result, but here it is: All the stocks are on my Shadowness.com profile. Download here...