Adobe Photoshop Tutorial: How to create a confetti decorated text effect.
3D Ribbon Wrapped Text Effect
This tutorial will explain how to use the Opacity texture map to create a ribbon-wrapped 3D text effect in Photoshop CS5 environment. Then, it will explain how to create the confetti brush and its layer styles.
I'd been looking at the way film handles colour for ages, particularly in cinematography. If you’ve ever noticed, turning up the saturation in Photoshop (with HSL or Vibrance), things tend to get garish and noisy. Yet in film, it seems you can get incredibly vivid colours which really define their own space and don’t seem to lead to the same kind of bleed and artefacts as you get when you try to push digital in that direction.
Colourise a black and white photo
Take control of your image colouring with Photoshop's Color Balance tool. In this tutorial I’ll walk through a quick and easy way to colourise a black and white image using the Color Balance tool. For each colour that you want to incorporate, add a Color Balance adjustment layer, shift the colour sliders to give you the desired hue, invert the layer mask, and then paint the effect back in only where needed with a white brush.
Turn day into night in Photoshop with colour-shifted exposure
Use Curves layers to control your tones and turn day into night. Turning this daytime scene into night was inspired by the superb effects work in Lars von Trier’s film Melancholia. Shooting landscapes at night can present all sorts of challenges – and even more so if you were shooting a moving image and couldn’t use long exposures.
Use the Color Sampler tool
The Color Sampler tool in Photoshop is the key to making difficult composites come together. This walkthrough is a simplified version of how you would get two different images to harmonise together using the Color Sampler tool and Curves layers in Photoshop.
add HDR-style detail-enhancing effects to your images
In this tutorial I’ll go through three very common ways to make local colour and tone adjustments. Some of these adjustments are simply correcting things I’ve inadvertently made wrong. For example, this image of Louise Thompson, by photographer Ruth Rose, has been styled with a colour process that adds cold greens and blues to the shadows. This works with the backdrop and adds an interesting film-like colouring to the skin tones, but unfortunately the hair wasn’t so lucky, and has been turned a bit blue.