Quick Swirls

Not that handy with the Pen Tool? But want a way to create the common swirls/flourishes trend objects. Here is a quick method. Create Vector Shape Begin with a New > Document Preset of your choice. I used 500×300, White Background Contents at 72 Resolution. Then...

Molecular Textures

A molecular texture theme made easy with just a prefab texture combined with a New Adjustment Gradient Layers. New Document Run Photoshop, then from the New > File menu commands create a document preset of 500×500 as I have captured below. Apply Solid Color...

Trendy Backgrounds

Here is a simply and effective trendy background combination process you can use for banners or as an addition to your graphics. I started with a document preset of 640×480, with the background color set to a dark blue #122f61 I then added a white to black...

Blend IF into Textures

An effective way to blend items into textured surfaces. Below is the starting textured image. Simply duplicate the original texture and alter its Blending Mode to Color Burn and reduce its Opacity to a moderate level. I used 68%. Add a new Type Layer, above the...

Custom Curtain Textures

Here is a process to creating custom curtain or fabric textures with Photoshop. Create a new Document of your preset choice. The set up your document area as outlined below: 1. Create a new Empty Layer. 2. Set your ‘Foreground Color’ to your preference. I...

Stone Texture Effect

Here’s a few simple steps to create this realistic cracked stone texture. First start a new document. I started with a preset of 254 x 260.Next set the Foreground color to #BDE6F3 & Background color to #000000 (Black). (Ultimately, you choose your own...