Special Effects


Quick Tip: How to Create Fun Spirographs and Fractals

by on October 10, 2013

Spirographs and fractals look complicated but are actually very easy to create - it only takes a bit of experimentation. These fractals then can be used as artwork itself or as elements in photo manipulations, backgrounds, and graphic design related works.

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Quick Tip: How to Create a Triangle Pixelation Effect in Photoshop

by on June 27, 2013

Photoshop makes it easy to pixelate with the mosaic filter but it’s boring and overused. Thankfully, there’s an easy trick that lets you pixelate using triangles instead of squares! This tutorial is incredibly easy so give it a try.

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How to Create a Colorful Retro Poster in Easy Steps

by on May 5, 2013

Learn how to create a retro-style wallpaper with this Photoshop tutorial! This tutorial will show you how to create a wallpaper with shiny textures, loads of lens flares, and bright colors. Have fun!

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How to Create an Underwater Abstract Art in Photoshop

by on August 21, 2012

Ever imagined how the underwater world could have a creative, abstract side to it? This tutorial will guide you step by step on how to bring colors and life to a simple piece of stock photo using photomanipulation techniques. You will learn how to turn pieces of photographs into your very own piece of art. The steps are simple and rather easy to follow, don't be surprised at the technical simplicity behind this seemingly intricate piece.

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How to Create a Psychedelic Tiger Illustration in Photoshop

by on February 27, 2012

Learn how to create this super cool neon tiger poster in Photoshop! You’ll learn how to get neon colors using Gradient maps and learn some over-painting techniques to bring the whole image to life. 2

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