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Photoshop Creative No. 166

Photoshop® Creative is the perfect magazine for learning more about Adobe’s outstanding application. Each issue is packed with inspirational tutorials covering the whole scope of the software, from creative projects, to practical guides to using tools and techniques. Whatever you use Photoshop for, Photoshop creative will help you become a better digital artist. Please note: Digital versions of the magazines do not include the covermount items or supplements that you would find on printed editions.

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erlingur.einarsson@futurenet.com Masking is considered by many a utility for graphic illustration only, but the fact is that the clever use of masks can also help you turn a good photo into a great one.This issue, we show you all about how you can fix any type of photo, whether it’s an intimate portrait or a sprawling landscape shot, with the help of masks. Our team of resident experts takes you through everything from subtle edits to dramatic, creative alterations, each to suit the project at hand.Our range of tutorials means you’ll find something for your specific taste, whether that’s creating a realistic photo composition, working with typography or getting creative on your mobile device. And if reviews, galleries and interviews are what gets your creative juices flowing, we’ve got you…

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That’s a dotChoose from eight dot grid Photoshop actions to enhance your art. A bit woodenIf you need a rustic texture, these wood panels will do the trick. Pink it upThese 14 pink filters will give your images that extra flair. On the FileSilo this issue… • 8 Dot grid Photoshop actions• 10 Hi-res wood panel textures• 14 Pink Photoshop filters• Ink set of 280 elements• A total of 312 premium resources plus all our tutorial files Log in to www.filesilo.co.uk/photoshopcreative Register to get instant access to this pack of must-have resources, videos and tutorial assets The home of great downloads – exclusive to your favourite magazines from Future PublishingSecure and safe online access, from anywhereFree access for every reader, print and digitalDownload only the…

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readers’ challenge

We challenged you... In Issue 164, we challenged you to get creative with the set theme of Music. You were allowed to create whatever you wanted, so long as it incorporated the theme in some way. Silvio BertonatiContrabass CityThis Contrabass City image was created with Photoshop CS5. The image was composited together with the help of layers, masks and blending, with adjustment layers being key in putting the finishing touches together. This issue’s challenge... Think you can do better? Prove it!Next issue, the theme is History. We don’t mind how you incorporate it into your image, just be as creative as you possibly can! Head to facebook.com/PhotoshopCreative and find the challenge in our Events tab. Closing date: 21/6/18. THE PRIZE… Contour Design ShuttlePRO…

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trending images

There’s nothing more inspiring than surfing the internet and seeing what other artists are creating, and we encourage you to do so. Here are some of our favourite pictures that caught our attention recently, from some of the world’s most exciting artists and designers. With work featured by Wacom’s online gallery, it’s clear that Axana has mastered the art of the Mixer Brush. This is one piece that really evokes nostalgia for us, and feels rooted in a different era. Axana Zasorina most-design.ru I paint using default Photoshop brushes and a few brushes that I made myself specifically for my work. My favourite tool is the Mixer Brush, as I can express more depth and uniqueness in my portraits. With four pieces included in Adobe Sketch’s curated…

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Send us your images now for the chance to appear in future galleries Create your own gallery online PhotoshopCreative.co.uk Upload your images to Facebook Search PhotoshopCreative Tweet us your creative artwork @PshopCreative Alternatively, you can email: markwhite03@futurenet.com ■…

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Raqee S Najmuldeen photoshopcreative.co.uk/user/Abulrook I looked at this spiral staircase and found something like a wave. I used the silhouette of the surfer and some Photoshop brushes for clouds, then I positioned the elements, cropped, changed the colours and added texture in order to create this double image scene. Robert Schlenker photoshopcreative.co.uk/user/RSchlenker This image was created in Photoshop with a little help from Vue Infinite 3D when it came to creating the terrain. The rockets, lights and the dust were all added later in postproduction. Estelle Chomienne photoshopcreative.co.uk/user/Stellart I worked with three basic brushes: the blurred rounded, the clear rounded and the square charcoal. With these three brushes, I could work with different styles of lines in Normal or Overlay blend mode, and create [an effect that…