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At times you like some element or person to stand out from rest of the elements in a photograph. This can be achieved by defocusing unwanted or less important elements in the background.
Make a new layer, 1000x1000 pixels. Give it a brown color. I used #b59048
Now duplicate the layer and go to Filter > render > Fibers. I used Variance: 16, Strenght:4 Your image should look like this:
Now go to Filter > Distort > Wave and use these settings:
Illuminate your new year with a special new year's ball that will be sure to brighten up your designs.
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Don't ask what the final outcome looks like. Enhance your abstract thinking capacities and imagination by creating abstractions like this one.
Open an image of a car. This tutorial applies very well to people also, but I advise you to have a car photo for starting.
First of all, duplicate the original layer and desaturate it so that it has no color by hitting Shift+Ctrl+U (Mac: Shift+Command+U) or go to Image>Adjustments>Desaturate....
Make a new document, let's say 800x800 pixels and fill it with black.
Write a large text with white. I've chosen "Electric" with impact font, size 120 pts.
Go to Layer > Rasterize > Type to the layer with the text on it...
First, click File>New and set the size ot Width 600 and Height 900 pixels.
Assuming you have the Foreground and Background set to the default Black and White colors, select Filter>Render>Clouds.
After this, go again to Filter>Render>Difference Clouds and apply it...
Make a new document, 1000x1000 pixels, transparent background.
With the circular marquee tool and make a prefect circle and fill it with white.
With the same marquee tool, make a smaller circular selection on the same layer and hit DELETE key. Your cd should look like this for the mome...
Open the document that contains the bottle you want to modify.
Add to this document the label you want to apply. Here is mine:
With the label layer selected go to Edit > Transform > Warp. Notice the warp points appearing.
Make a new document, 500x500 pixels, white background
With the rounded rectangle tool, make the shape of the button. Now CTRL+click on the shape to bring the selection. Now delete the shape and make a new layer so you'll have only the button selection on a new layer.