All posts about Photoshop

Photoshop action to create an arcade stone background

Today I was playing a bit with Photoshop to create a stone background for a one-week game I am developing for the experiment. I wanted something random, with a style that reminds old style arcades. I found this tutorial and I modified it to fit to my needs. Then I developed an action to optimize […]

Create a vintage photo effect in Photoshop

Today I was playing with Photoshop looking for some interesting photo effect and I found a quick and easy way to convert a modern photo in a vintage one. I have already created an action to simulate this effect in Vintage colors effect action for Photoshop, but I am sure you’ll like this effec too. […]

Photoshop action to create an outer space scene

The net is full of tutorials about creating an outer space image, but every one of them, in order to achieve good results, require the user (you) to manually draw stars or adjust some parameters. The real challenge is to code an action that creates an outer space without any drawing by the user. The […]

Create a flash movie like Linkin Park one

When I was looking at Linkin Park homepage, I was impressed by the intro. It’s very simple but very nice. To do something similar, we need four elements: 1) A b/w photo with an high contrast 2) PhotoShop 3) Flash 4) An awesome music track Finding the photo It’s quite easy to find (or shot) […]

Vintage colors effect action for Photoshop

Today I found an interesting tutorial on deviantart and once fitted to my needs, I converted it to a Photoshop Action Look at the colors: Before After Download the action and give me some feedback

Photoshop Modelize action: turn a woman into a model

When I look at a photo with a nice model on it, I like the filters used to give her that feeling of a soft and silky skin. So I decided to make a Photoshop action that tries to simulate the filters used on models. Before After Download the action, enjoy and leave a comment.

Double sketch effect action for Photoshop

Here it is another sketch action I made. This action offers a “double” sketch effect, just like if you painted the sketch twice, once from left to right, and once from right to left. Before After Download and enjoy the action, remember to give me feedback and your artworks if you want them to be […]

Extreme sepia effect Photoshop action

I have to warn you, this effect is not for everybody. The sepia is so extreme that you may prefer not to use it. Before After If you want to use it, just download the action. Feedback and examples are welcome.

Cyanotype effect Photoshop Action

From Wikipedia: Cyanotype is an old monochrome photographic printing process which gives a cyan-blue print. The English scientist and astronomer Sir John Herschel discovered this procedure in 1842. Though Sir John Herschel is perhaps the inventor of the cyanotype process, it was Anna Atkins, a British scientist, who brought the process into the realm of […]

Nova effect action with Photoshop

Here it is an action I used to get something like a nova explosion. You will never get same results twice. Download the action and enjoy. It creates a new document. Give me feeback if you like it (well, even if you dislike it… but you won’t be published)