Photo Effects Archive

Add Stock Textures to Images for extra ‘Oomph’

In this little Photoshop tutorial we’ll be designing a quick art piece, then we’ll be adding some texture to it, this is to demonstrate the use of texture in artwork, as you may be able to see in works from people such as GoMedia. Obviously this method will work better with some things and not so well with others, so please try to use it in moderation, if you will.

Add Texture to Artwork for that extra Oomph

Yes, my opinion may be a little bit biased in the above image, but you know, you get the point 🙂

Intense Solar Flare (Filter) Effect

Well, I think it’s time to travel back a few years in tutorial history and relive those cool filter effect tutorials! I used to love making these things 4 or so years ago when I was just learning Photoshop, good times!

solar flare tutorial

Glossy & Shiny (Highlight) Effects

In this simple Photoshop tutorial we’ll be looking at a simple technique that’s quite popular at the moment. The technique is using gradients/brushes to make soft highlights/glows on things, it’s particularly popular with some styles of forum skins. You can see the end result of this tutorial below.

Glossy & Shiny Effects (Photoshop Tutorial)

Simple Attractive Orb Design

In this simple Photoshop tutorial, I’ll be teaching you how to design a simple, attractive orb. Just like the one shown below.

Simple Attractive Orb Design - Photoshop Tutorial

Tattered Ancient Banner Effect

Well, in this Photoshop tutorial I’m going to be teaching you how to make a ‘tattered banner effect’ like the one shown in the above image, you like the look of it? Well then, let’s get started! 🙂