For this little experiment I created a custom Photoshop brush and tweaked the settings of the brush until I had it like I wanted. After that it was merely a matter of painting away with a Wacom tablet until I had things as I liked them. Finally, I set a single type layer above the […]
Here is a texture I ran across on a plastic weather beaten mailbox. It is a nice consistency and would work well for distressed looks or grungy backgrounds. Enjoy and share it around (with proper credit please!) copyright Joseph Brewster 2012
Thank you for checking out my new tutorial. I recorded some Photoshop tutorials a while back on THIS YOUTUBE CHANNEL, but it’s time for something fresh, so here we go! In this video tutorial I cover some basic uses for textures in creating a vintage retro look. I set up a small web sized poster […]
I’m often asked “what do you edit in?” and there was a time when that was an easy answer: Photoshop! That’s not the case across the board for every assignment, so I want to give a quick overview of what I use and why I use it.
We try to give you straight textures, but this one is a bit watered down. Rain drops on a window can be used for many effects, but using them to add…well…raindrops on a window is useful!
This cracked mud texture is an easy way to add age or a broken affect to your image. With a little creativity, some levels adjustments, and inverting the image you can come up with some cool lightening effects as well. But that’s pretty far out and creative…you probably shouldn’t try that at home.
NOTE: This post is a little out of date now. The iPad 3 screen is 2048×1536 resolution, for those wondering, and I will try to get some new info out eventually. iPad 2 has hit the market, OnSwipe has spiced up WordPress blogging, and designers everywhere are using this slick little mobile device to promote their […]