Free Tutorials – Photoshop & Lightroom

phlearn animated gradients in photoshop

In part two of our Animating Gradients series, we show you how to create a simple and colorful animation in Adobe After Effects.

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Join us for a two-part series where we create animated text and gradients using Photoshop in After Effects! In this first episode, learn how to cut out text from a background, create custom gradients, and export assets with transparency to use in After Effects.

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animate a composite image in after effects

Take the jump from Photoshop into After Effects! Learn how to export out Layers from a Photoshop composite, import them into After Effects, and create a smooth, dynamic animation. Never used After Effects before? No problem.

Photoshop, After Effects  |  Compositing  |  Medium  |  3 hours  |  9 videos

20 Sample Images   |  1 Sample PSD  |  1 Sample After Effects Project

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sharpen in photoshop and lightroom

Learn how to sharpen in both Lightroom and Photoshop! And best of all, we reveal our favorite sharpening method that provides the most flexibility, control, and a professional result.

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place anything into perspective in photoshop

Learn how to place any object into a new environment in perfect perspective! Create seamless, realistic composites with the Vanishing Point Filter in Photoshop.

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advanced compositing with stock images thumbnail

Learn advanced compositing techniques as Photoshop as we show you to transform free stock photos into an epic fantasy landscape!

Photoshop  |  Compositing  |  Advanced  |  5 hours  |  12 videos

19 Sample Images  |  1 Sample PSD  |  4 Photoshop Brushes

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5 effects gradients photoshop

Add gradients to your photo editing toolbox! Learn how to create light rays, brighten a subject, create interesting backgrounds, create epic sunset effects, and more!

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Use Blurs in Photoshop

Learn how to add soft sunset coloring to a portrait, how to add realistic motion blur to an action shot, how to create realistic depth of field in a portrait, and more!

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How to Create a Watercolor Effect in Photoshop

Turn any photo into a realistic watercolor painting in Photoshop. Hand-paint in color and detail using the included custom Photoshop Brushes and then apply realistic paper textures made from scratch.

Photoshop  |  Art & Style  |  Advanced  |  5 hours  |  6 videos

5 Sample Images   |  1 Sample PSD  |  3 Photoshop Brushes  |  1 Photoshop Action  |  1 PDF Help Guide

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creative coloring gradient maps

Add beautiful coloring to your photos with Gradient Maps in Photoshop! Learn how to use a Gradient Map to apply different colors to the highlights, midtones, and shadows of an image, and then use Blend If to protect skin tones and dial-in the perfect look.

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portait editing photoshop before and after

Learn how to edit a portrait, removing common distractions like people in the background, harsh light and glare, and even a tattoo! We also show you a quick and effective technique to add beautiful color toning to your photos.

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film and vintage coloring in photoshop

Give your photos a worn and faded film look in Photoshop! Learn how to apply creamy sepia tone coloring, realistic noise and grain, and subtle light and blur effects to recreate that classic 35mm look.

Photoshop  |  Coloring  |  Medium  |  1.75 hours  |  10 videos

9 Sample Images  |  3 Textures  |  1 Custom Gradient

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fantasy composite photoshop light coloring

In Part 3 of our Fantasy Composite Series, we show you how to remove objects and distractions, add realistic lighting and fog effects, and apply dramatic color toning to a fantasy scene!

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fantasy composite photoshop adding bakster

In Part 2 of our Fantasy Composite Series, we show you how to make an advanced cutout of hair and fur, recreate new fur with a custom Brush, match light and color, and create realistic shadows!

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photoshop fantasy composite bakster

Learn how to build an advanced fantasy composite image from scratch. In this first episode we’ll build the background, blending multiple images together, matching light and color, removing distractions, and turning day into night.

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pop art effect thumbnail

Tap into your inner Warhol by creating pop art in Photoshop! Learn how to transform any photo with bright and vibrant colors and comic book halftone effects to create your own stunning works of art.

Photoshop  |  Art & Style  |  Easy  |  3.75 hours  |  8 videos

6 Sample Images  |  14 Custom Textures   |  15 Photoshop Brushes   |  1 Photoshop Action   |  1 Photoshop Pattern

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lightroom classic export photos

In the final episode of our Intro to Lightroom Classic series, we show you how to export your photos so you can share them with the world! Learn how to use the Export Dialog in Lightroom to name your files, resize images, and even create export presets!

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bright and airy coloring in photoshop

Create bright and clean coloring in Photoshop! Learn how to brighten photos without losing contrast, add soft lighting effects, and put more focus on the things that matter most.

Photoshop  |  Coloring  |  Medium  |  2 hours  |  9 videos

8 Sample Images

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intro to lightroom classic presets

When you’re looking for the perfect preset but can’t seem to find it, try making your own! Follow along as we create a vintage film look and then turn it into a brand new Lightroom Preset.

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lightroom classic batch editing

Learn how to fix common issues across a series of images, prepare a large collection of work for a client, and quickly create multiple versions of a photo–all with batch editing in Lightroom!

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create a sketch effect in photoshop thumb

Follow along as we show you how to transform any photo into a realistic pencil sketch in Photoshop! Learn how to recreate the natural highlights and shadows in a photo using our custom pencil stroke brushes and real paper textures.

Photoshop  |  Art & Style  |  Medium  |  3.25 hours  |  10 videos

8 Sample Images  |  2 Photoshop Actions   |  22 Photoshop Brushes   |  13 Custom Textures

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intro to lightroom classic advanced editing

Let’s explore some of the more powerful and precise editing tools that Lightroom has to offer! Learn how to apply adjustments to specific parts of a photo using the Graduated and Radial Filters, the Adjustment Brush, Range Masking, and more.

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how to edit photos in lightroom classic

Learn all of the photo editing tools Lightroom Classic offers to help you fix exposure, recover detail, correct colors, color tone, and much more!

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lightroom classic filter and favorite

Thousands of photos to go through after a photoshoot? No problem! Learn how to use Lightroom Classic to quickly sort, filter, and choose your favorite images.

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how to create a glitch effect in photoshop thumbnail

Digital distortion. VHS vibes. Learn how to create your own custom glitch effects in Photoshop with the included brushes, textures, and action!

Photoshop  |  Art & Style  |  Medium  |  2 hours  |  10 videos

8 Sample Images  |  15 Photoshop Brushes   |  1 Photoshop Action  |  7 Custom Textures

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lightroom classic import and organize

Lighroom Classic is a powerful tool for photographers and image makers. Start learning the basics as we show you how to import and organize your photos within Lightroom and on your computer!

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Create epic landscape photos using Lightroom and Photoshop! Learn how to replace a sky, fix exposure, create HDR and panorama images, and more!

Lightroom  |  Photo Editing  |  Medium  |  3 hours  |  9 videos

22 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Action

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Learn how to recreate coloring from one image to another in Photoshop! Analyze color, highlights, and shadows, and then match the look using Levels Adjustment Layers.

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create from image photoshop

Create from Image is a powerful tool for designers and creators. Learn how to make custom patterns, vectors, and color themes from any image in Photoshop!

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30 days of photoshop how to swap a sky thumbnail

Day 30 of 30 Days of Photoshop! When it comes to landscapes, the weather doesn’t always cooperate. Learn how to add more interest to a photo by swapping out the sky for one with more color and detail.

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30 days of photoshop how to edit raw landscape images

Day 29 of 30 Days of Photoshop! Recover beautiful details in clouds and trees as we edit a landscape image with Adobe Camera RAW and Photoshop.

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