Tutorial: Create Electricity and Lightning Effect

Ever needed to power up some of your images with 42 million volt and beyond? Learn how to do it in this tutorial.

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Tutorial: Fire Effect on Images

When you want to create a fire effect on a colored image, your have found yourself the right tutorial! Here I will show you how you can apply my smoke and layer styles combination to a colored image. I will use Affinity Photo for this tutorial, but the same process can be done in photoshop.

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Product Buyer Tutorials

This page is a collection of tutorials and other posts for customers of my products. This page shall help you getting started with using my products to create stunning designs.Check out my store if you want to be a customer and help me create even more amazing resources! Installing Brushes For installing photoshop, affinity or gimp brushes, check out the following tutorial:https://www.xresch.com/install-brushes-541/ Using Included Styles The styles which are included in my package or can be downloaded from here, can be used in the following way:https://www.xresch.com/fire-effect-smoke-brushes-and-layer-styles-529/ Enhance Solid Color Layer When using brushes I recommend painting them on the mask of a solid color layer. This will allow you to do enhancements like the following: https://www.xresch.com/fire-effect-enhancements-with-solid-color-layer-654/ Fire Effect Tutorials Check out my Fire Effect tutorials and learn how to create fire with smoke brushes: https://www.xresch.com/category/design/design-tutorials/fire-effects/ Youtube Tutorials I made some few youtube tutorials, feel free to check them out: https://www.xresch.com/design-tutorials/youtube/ Brushes vs. Overlays Here you will find some good reasons why to use brushes instead of overlays: https://www.xresch.com/brushes-vs-overlays-856/

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Photoshop Tutorial: Fire Effect Basics

This is one of my first youtube tutorials ever made. I show you how you can use my Smoke and Fire Brushes to create very realistic fire effects in photoshop. The technique shown in the video will use layer styles and will work similarly in other tools.For similar fire tutorials have a look at my other fire effect posts.

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Photoshop: Opening Regular Image in Camera Raw Editor

The camera raw Editor included in PHotoshop is a very powerful tool to create stunning images. I made it to a habit to open each image in the Camera Editor before I start to work on it in photoshop.

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Infrared Effect

Sometimes you encounter one of these really dreamy images, where the treeas are red or white and the sky is nice and blue. This images where in most cases made with infrared photography, where nit only the visible light is captured, but as well light that falls out of the visible spectrum. Luckily, you don’t need to have an infrared camera to do such images, but you can simulate the effect with photo manipulation. In this tutorial I will show you how to do this in photoshop, but the same technique can be used in other tools like Affinity Photo.

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Fire Effect: Add Details

Here are some examples of how you can add details to the fire effect I have shown in the following tutorials: Fire Effect: Smoke Brushes and Layer Styles Fire Effect: Smoke Brushes and Gradient Map

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Fire Effect: Enhancements with Solid Color Layer

Here are various ways how you can enhance a fire effect I have explained in the tutorial Fire Effect: Smoke Brushes and Layer Styles.

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Preparing Scanned Handdrawing for Vectorization

Today I started to vectorize some old black and white handdrawn designs I created a long time ago. And I ended up with the problem, that some of the scans had a lot of speckles. One of this drawings was the following “skeleton sperm” or whatever you wanna call it:

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GIMP: Convert ABR to PNG to GBR Brushes

With recent GIMP version 2.10, photoshop .abr-Brushes cannot be loaded within GIMP anymore. I found the following way to batch convert the photoshop brushes to PNGs and then to GIMPs native .gbr-brushes.

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