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Tattoo Design Photoshop Tutorial

Design Your Own Custom Sleeve In Just a Few Minutes.

Personally i do not have any tattoos but i have friends who are crazy for them, they seem to have an insatiable need for the needle. Some people literally walk into a tattoo parlor, choose a design right off the wall and walk out sporting a new lifelong commitment . As a lover of art i feel art should be respected, everybody should experiment a little and not make snap decisions especially with tattoos. I decided to add one of my own tracks as the outro music from a few years back when i used to make music too, light heart and all that.

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Design A Tattoo In Photoshop Tutorial

It would be too easy to take draw a couple of shapes with the Pen Tool, superimpose them onto our subject then tick it off as good work when it comes to designing a sleeve. For the idea to work the whole image needs to be intertwined from wrist to shoulder, i found that "biblical scenes" or "mythical battles" work really well. Also blending patterns together with a light cloudiness works really well on sleeve designs too.

Nonetheless this is art, the same as any form of creation. I could look at a design and think nothing of it, a different perspective comes along and transforms it into a masterpiece. I have used this technique for friends and created a few designs for them, a few people online in Facebook groups too so i wanted to show you guys how easy it really is to "try before you buy" in Photoshop.

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Soft Color Lighting In Photoshop

Enhanced Photoshoot Editing Using Blend Modes. Soft Light, probably the best blend mode available in Adobe Photoshop. I speak to a lot of Photographers online and when asked about their opinion of soft light, around 75% had used it before. There were a few who religiously stick by soft light & use it on almost […]

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Cross Processing In Photoshop CC 2015

Photoshop For Photographers Tutorials. There are a lot of photographers out there, each seemingly producing a unique touch of magic when they capture an image. Photoshop will represent the wand in this case and by using a few simple steps you can change the look and feel of any image quickly and easily. Three Steps […]

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Change The Color Of Anything In Photoshop

Ever wanted to change the color of your car? maybe even the wallpaper? In this easy to use guide i show you step by step how to select out and change the color of anything in Adobe Photoshop. Follow along with the step by step guide or watch the video to follow along with me […]

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Watermarking Images, Record Easy Photoshop Actions.

Bulk upload your watermark Using your logo or brand as a brush preset is great if you are working on a few images but what if you needed to watermark 100 images quickly? Maybe for a client preview or you need to send images out to clients and want to make sure your art is […]

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Cartoon Sketch Effect Photoshop

Quicksty 60 Second Photoshop With Skandy. Turn any image into an incredible cartoon sketch in under 60 seconds. This tutorial is great for adding quick effects and getting to grips with Photoshop. It works great both with images of high and average resolution, follow along with me by watching the video below or read through […]

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Install Plugins Into Photoshop

Installing Topaz Labs Plugins I am going to be doing a few tutorials which utilize plugins, today you can learn where i get my awesome plugins from plus learn how to install plugins into Photoshop. Plugins can be a really handy tool to have as they can be a great time saver for effects, retouching […]

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Photoshop CC 2015 Camera Raw Tutorial

#1 Controlling Exposure, Colors, Contrast, Light & Dark Originally designed for high end, DSLR cameras Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw is a functionality designed and refined for photographers. Sometimes we find our situations where the opportunity is “now” and if we don’t take the shot there and then, the moment is forever lost. The art of […]

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43 Free Photoshop Tutorials

Check out our new YouTube Channel trailer, over 50 Learn alongs! Photoshop Tutorials I have collaborated a list of my top Photoshop tutorials for you guys to have a look through, if you are a Photographer looking to brush up on your skills or a Graphic Designer searching for a fresh idea Skandy Tutorials has […]

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