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Photoshop Creative No. 168

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 The Pen Tool is definitely one of the most useful features in Photoshop. It’s a tool that offers users incredible precision, and that makes it perfect for selecting objects and sketching out shapes. Ultimately though, it’s designed for drawing, and the Pen Tool has actually changed the way we think about digital illustration. Our feature this issue introduces you to this formidable weapon of Photoshop, and how you can wield it in any project.We’re also especially proud of our tutorials this issue. Learn to sketch from photos, make stunning, detailed photocompositions, create isometric art and even incorporate Lightroom into your wildlife photo edits. Also, make sure to check out our expert reviews, insightful interviews and beautiful galleries. We hope you enjoy the issue! Free step-by-step tutorials online photoshopcreative.co.uk…

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Photo filtersUse these filters on night photos for brighter results GradientsStart projects with a colour background with this pack ActionsThese actions can help illuminate something evil lurking in the dark On the FileSilo this issue… • 90 Gradient triangulate backgrounds• 27 Rogue presets• 14 Midnight Photoshop actions• 26 Orange & Teal Photoshop filters• 100 Assorted textures Log in to www.filesilo.co.uk/photoshopcreativeRegister to get instantaccessto 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 files you want, when you wantAll your gifts, from all your issues, in one place Get started  Everything you need to know about…

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readers’ challenge

We challenged you... In issue 166, we challenged you to get creative with the set theme of History. You were allowed to create whatever you wanted, so long as it incorporated the theme somehow. Pamela WoerstHistory BooksAll of the pictures used for this image are from Unsplash. A mix of masks, blend modes and selection tools were used to create this picture. This issue’s challenge... Think you can do better? Prove it! Next issue, the theme is Adventure. We don’t mind how you work it into your image, just be as creative as you possibly can! Head to facebook.com/PhotoshopCreative/and simply hit the Challenge link. Closing date: 16/8/18. THE PRIZE… Skylum Luminar This issue, one lucky winner will receive Skylum Luminar as…

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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. Muhammed Sajid www.behance.net/muhammedsajid I used Photoshop for this, to create a kind of bristle effect and shading for the illustrations. First I created all the layers and then masked every layer; I gave some depth by using the round soft edge brush with the Dissolve blend mode. Viewed over 9,000 times online, this is part of a project called Home. Muhammed’s clear eye for detail, shape and space is what makes his pieces so well realised, and this is a particular highlight of his…

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readers’ images

Charli EdwardsImage of the issueThis composite was one of a series I have been working on; the theme is a mix of elemental and opposites. This is one half of a set playing on opposites, so where this one features nature, lush vegetation, seduction and beauty, its sister piece will feature the exact opposite. Nirmalya SenguptaI turned this image to black and white using Channel Mixer, removed noise and retouched it. I then applied a paint effect using some splash brushes and added a gradient map, before I worked on the typography. Maurício XavierThis art was created using a mixture of 3D, digital painting and manipulation of images. I used many references from many horror films and science fiction films to get the result. Bandula SamarasekeraOnce…

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become an illustrator with the pen tool

The Pen Tool is definitely one of the most useful features in Photoshop. It’s a tool that offers users incredible precision, and that makes it perfect for selecting objects and sketching out shapes. Ultimately though, it’s designed for drawing, and the Pen Tool has actually changed the way we think about digital illustration.Over the next few pages, we’re going to be asking some of our experts not just how they use the Pen to illustrate, but what they like to create. We’re going to discover all the secrets of what makes a top illustrator and how the Pen Tool can help you to create amazing digital artwork. Some of these projects will give you tips on how to use the Pen, but some of them just might give…

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