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Step 1 The marquee tool can do more than just select a square (or ellipse). You can do a few tricks with it that make selecting odd shapes much easier.
Step 2 First, just make a selection.
Step 3 You may know that holding the shift key when there is no selection already on the screen...
Step 1 We are going to create rounded corners with one of Photoshop's most neglected tools, the Pen Tool. First, select the Pen Tool from the toolbar menu.
Step 2 At the top of the screen, you'll see 3 buttons. Shape Layers, Paths, and Fill Pixels. We want to select Paths.
Step 3 ...
Step 1 Create a new image and fill it with black. Then type some text with the text tool, be sure it is large and bold.
Step 2 Rasterize the layer by going to layer>rasterize>type.
Step 3 Go to filter>distort>polar coordinates and select polar to rectangular...
Step 1 Create a new layer and draw a circle with the elliptical marquee tool. Fill the circle with a light grey.
Step 2 Bevel and Emboss with the following settings:
Step 3 Select the circle layer. Merge all layers together with ctrl-shift-e. Press ctrl-a then ctrl-c then ctrl-alt...
Editor's Pick in Photoshop Tutorials, January 2006
You can try your luck and play dice with Photoshop, but better use our reliable tutorial to guide your drawing way.
Step 1 First, take your large picture and open it up in Photoshop. I chose this one because it's much larger than 40X40 and should give you a decent idea of how to do this with any graphic.
Step 2 Next, resize the image to the smallest you can where you can still make out what the image is.....
Learn how to make a tileable background from any image. Perfect for web page backgrounds and the like.
Draw a snowman with a filter that most people have never used: 3D Transform
Editor's Pick in Photoshop Tutorials, January 2006
Relax while drawing the unbelievably beautiful fish with our unbelievably detailed tutorial.
At some point in your career you will need to create a logo for a real company. Here are guidelines for creating real logos.