tattoo design tutorial

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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multiple exposure nikon d7000
multiple exposure nikon d7000

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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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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Top 5 Photoshop Q & A

We collaborated with Pixelobby.com to bring you this video blog So i decided to go on camera to share some Photoshop tips and tricks, where to find some cool additions to Photoshop and all round general Adobeness. Here i present to you my top 5, Photoshop Questions and answers, let me know if you want […]

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skin retouching tutorial

How Can Frequency Separation Help Us Achieve Smoother Skin?

Retouching Skin In Photoshop One of the most used “features” of Adobe Photoshop is skin retouching or skin smoothing, the tricky part is maintaining high quality texture. Think about it, if i were to add a layer on top of my photograph then paint over the top with a brush, ii would achieve color but […]

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Better Black & White: Photoshop CC 2015

How To Create More Than a Standard Desaturation. Photography, since the 1800s has been deep rooted by the presence of black and white images, since Thomas Wedgwood utilized the camera obscura principle to create the idea of photography, it all started with black and white. It took us all the way until the 90s to […]

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How To Create a Professional Watermark

Why Are Watermarks so Important? Visually watermarks need to be as less intrusive as possible, the idea here is to protect yourself and your images whilst promoting your brand but without ruining the beauty of the image. Follow along with me in the video below and i will show you how to create a custom […]

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Double Exposure – Camera vs Photoshop

What’s The Difference? In photography terms this effect is known as a “multiple exposure” or the process used to combine two separate images together to create one image, this will be referred to as analogue. In Photoshop the same effect can be achieved by manually combining two separate images together using layer masking & level […]

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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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