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In Phhotoshop CS2 when I open an Image the Image does not open in the work area but shows in Layers...How to rectify this error.

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Photoshop Disasters

It's not pretty when a designer mangles an image in Photoshop. Most of the image may look a little cleaner, but it's those little mistakes that distort reality that make you wonder if anyone else looked at it.This new blog, Photoshop Disasters chronicles a few of these mistakes from the overly eager airbrush to the accidental deleting of heads. Link

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Photoshop brushes? Answered

I need a brush that has a basic shape, like a leaf: an oval with two points. I also need it to alternate between several shades of green. How hard would this be? I want it to alternate automatically. I'm using this to kind of do a "weeping willow" effect.

Question by Iridium7    |  last reply

Photoshop and GIMP

Hey guys, I came to this website to start writing tutorials for Photoshop and GIMP. But I have no idea how to start. Can someone please help?

Topic by Mister NewYork    |  last reply

A Photoshop contest!

Hey, world! I have a challenge for you.  Your mission... should  you choose to accept it... Is to photoshop that picture of the eye down there better than anyone else! Yop. AND IF YOU WIN! You won't get anything. Sorry. This is just for fun! :D  The deadline is TBD (to be determined), so go and manipulate!! Post your entries in the comments. **EDIT: Because an anonymous person *cough* ^kiteman^ ,your photoshop must resemble an eye. ***EDIT No. 2: The deadline in January 31!

Topic by watermelonhead    |  last reply

Photoshop is Awesome

My friend has Photoshop, and he is awesome with it. Here is a picture of what he did. That is me on the bike.

Topic by jollex    |  last reply

Photoshop fun!

I have a 360, as decided by you all in my other forum topic :), and now I have madden 09. Frankly, I hate Brett Favre, i don't care to get into it. Anyway as you know Favre is on the cover, wrong team though... and I want to change that. I am a Giants fan .:) So I am asking please can anyone good at photo shop put these two together for me. I'm not so good with the photo shop (well, gimp). Or at least try to.... please :) and an interweb cookie for whosever makes me happiest :D

Topic by tomonto    |  last reply

Photoshop Skills

Show off your Photoshop skills here! Anything cool you can do in Photoshop, post it! Here are a few things I did with Photoshop 7. Comments? Suggestions? Questions? Please share. :)How do you like the last one? It's my favorite. :)I'll also put up the PSD files for these images if you like.

Topic by 1up    |  last reply

Photoshop showcase...

Thought it would be good to have a forum for showing off you photoshop work, be it advertising silly pictures or even actual art... Here's some of mine... there's too much for one forum though or I just got sick of uploading images... By the way the sig there was for a forum called that died but i was bored and came uip with this

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A photoshop pen

Hi Lately while working in PS I noticed that I needed a way to freehand with a pen but couldn't afford a professional one.I was wondering if there was a way to make one on the cheap.This is what I'm talking about.

Topic by Commando Bunny    |  last reply

Photoshop random doodling..

This is a random thing i made with photoshop, this is the original, credits to sony for the wallpaper.

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Photoshop Coloring Question? Answered

Hi! I have a really old version of Photoshop, it came with adobe creative suite 2... Anyway, I'm working on a project and I need to image black and white (grayscale, I guess) except for a single object in the picture. That will be in color. I have never used this program before and could use a few pointers on how to do this, being a total amateur.  Thanks!

Question by transistorguy    |  last reply

Betabrand Photoshop Challenge!

Hi gang! We're running this super fun challenge over at Betabrand, and I knew you guys would be into it.  So I'm calling on all of your zany photoshop skillz to blow this thing up!  And I mean, seriously, get wacky with this. Recently we did a Think Tank poll (that's the section I run, so I hope you all dig it) to see what color we should make the next disco hoodie.  Canida in particular was a strong supporter of purple, as her twitter campaign for purple disco indicated, and indeed, purple won this round!  So to celebrate, we're asking people to play around with some photos of the new purple disco hoodie. Photoshop any of these images of hoodies to participate, and email them to   Purple Disco Hoodies Gold Disco Hoodies Check out a few of these sites if you need inspiration: Kotaku (gets better as you scroll down, also provides links to other examples) Fark (so many. . . just.  Just look.) Oh, and hey, did I mention that everyone who plays gets a 20% discount to Betabrand?  And there were only 50 Purple Disco Hoodies created?  So, you know, if you're into it, get going.   Let's show these Betabrand folks how it's done! 

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Alpha Channels In Photoshop

How do I make a transparency (alpha channel) in photoshop that I can upload into a program called Second Life?

Topic by Chief Blackhawk    |  last reply

Photoshop CS6 Timeline Answered

I have used Timeline a lot in photoshop CS5.5 but when the new version Photoshop CS6 came out the button on the bottom right cornor to change from frames to seconds was gone. (first image is what i have,second is what I want.)

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Help removing text in photoshop?

HI, I'm currently working on removing the text from a picture I have. Because one of my previous usernames is in it and I don't use that account anymore. I also want to use it for other accounts. And because someone else made it for me, I d not have the resources to make another without the username. I've tried using most tools I thought might work, i used content aware fill, i used clone stamp, i even used the healing tool. All to no avail. I'm still not fully aware of every tool for photoshop, so There may be another way to do it. Thanks, all help is greatly appreciated. The image is below.

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no nose photoshop halloween tut

Hi i recently made this instructable Halloween for this contest , but its stuck in filters XD and isnt getting any looks or critiques. So, if you like the photo i attached go check out my link and instructable.  

Topic by sircaptaintigerotter    |  last reply

My yard and photoshop effects

I love super-macro pictures. Last week I charged my batteries and went to my yard for taking pictures. After taking: The pictures were nice, but I want to have more beautiful look. So I edit them with Photoshop and added a few effects.  And now I share them to all! Also I want to know more about effects that can make my pictures more beautiful. Please share your knowledge about PS effect! Here are my shots! :)

Topic by farzadbayan  

Photoshop Contest - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

'Judging has now been completed. And the winners of the shiny Photoshop patch are (drum roll please!)... n8man and Chicken2209! Congratulations and great job! I'll get around to giving you each a patch as soon as possible.'It seems like user-run contests are all the rage these days so I thought I'd try one of my own out. I like to edit photos, so I thought I would start a contest about editing pictures. Here are the rules.1. Find a picture you could edit.2. Edit it! (You don't need to use Photoshop. There are some great free alternatives, like GIMP)3. Come here and post the original photo along with your edited version.4. The best two entries get a shiny Photoshop patch.5. There is no limit on number of entries.6. The judges are myself, Lithium Rain, and domindude10So go ahead, start editing!

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wheres the photoshop goodies, :O)?

Tutorials , how toos Ect.

Question by amalech    |  last reply

Photoshop not using all RAM?

G'day, Photoshop CS5 is only using 1.5gb RAM out of 4gb, does anyone know how to get it to use all of the RAM? Thanks I am using windows 7 ultimate 32bit

Question by aidanjarosgrilli    |  last reply

CS4 Photoshop: Help with cursor

I downloaded the trial of PS CS4, and It's great! But for some reason, no matter what I do, the mouse stays at the hand tool. It just won't change. Any help here?

Topic by wolf555hound    |  last reply

Sparky + photoshop! (tech art collision!)

Hehe I got a picture of me making a spark from a disposable camera and ran it through photoshop n animated it! bwahahah!

Topic by astrozombies138    |  last reply

How do you photoshop something? Answered

How do you photoshop something?

Question by TheAwesomestDude    |  last reply

Photoshop/Illustrator Magnets - DIY maybe?

I found these, I am seriously thinking about spending money on a set, but, they could easily be made using 'printable sheets'.Easy for one to do with a few screen shots!I think this set up with the magnetic board would make a pretty sweet item to have on ones wall, especially if your a designer type like me.Photoshop Magnets Shopvia Gizmodo

Topic by gmjhowe    |  last reply

effects done by adobe photoshop cs4

I need pictures and tutorials on how to make them using adobe hotoshop cs4

Question by neonelson    |  last reply

Photo to Stencil without Photoshop or GIMP

I dont have photoshop and im kind of freaked to download off the internet for fear of slowing my computer even more than it already is (im running windows 98). all i have of a graphic application is the corel programs. anyways, i was just wondering if i could use the same methods of converting a picture into a stencil as on photoshop or GIMP. any experience on this would help.

Topic by Mad Anthony Wayne III    |  last reply

Either my lens or mirror on my SLR had scratches on it. How can I "fix" pictures in Photoshop?

I'd like to keep the quality high so I can make poster-sized prints.

Question by PiecesBoss    |  last reply

Photoshop digital art, needing advice with detail.

Hello all, Ive begun to crack into digital art in photoshop. This is mainly refering to painting and not manipulating photos. Im not having much trouble with lighting or coloring. My main issue is with Texture and detail. I can make shapes and lighting and coloring but that all means nothing if it doesnt have any texture. So any and all advice within these regards would be awesome. and i will be starting on grass and nature and im trying to make high quality photos so if you have any advice on ground texturizing (like grass or trees) you can also help me out there. -Thank you for taking time to read this, Liam

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An Intro to Photoshop: My Tutorial List and Suggestions

Edit: I have moved this from photography to Tech because you have to have a computer, which is tech, and Photoshop or Gimp (not tech, but software). If you think I've put this in the wrong catagory, please suggest the correct one in the comments. I would put this under a software tab if there were any. Would any one be interested if I made photoshop tutorials based on ideas given in the comments? Ex: Make a retro background for (insert college of choice). Ex: Make a B&W; poster for an upcoming event, grungy I would then (possibly, depending on feedback) make a tutorial of how I made your suggestion as well as post a high resolution finished product. I'm self taught in the art of photoshop so I am by no means a professional. I've added a few of my recent works just to give you an idea (I got the second idea from a tutorial...) Also, if you feel you have or know of a good photoshop/gimp instructable, feel free to suggest it and I may add a link to it in the main thread. CURRENT INSTRUCTABLE TUTORIALS -Photoshop 101: What You Need to Know! (goes over the basics of Photoshop, includes the use and description of many tools) -Photoshop Basics: A Building Banner (goes over the basics of photo manipulation and techniques, includes detailed instructions on how to use more complicated tools)

Topic by Dr.Paj    |  last reply

Is it possible to make Photoshop art from scratch? Answered

Everybody has seen the occasional Photoshop Art image. However, many of them rely on modifying the appearance of a photograph or image. Needless to say, this won't qualify me for something like a Community Graphic Arts class, which I am currently participating in. Without this assignment done, I run the risk of failing the class. This is very important to me, as Graphic Design combines my three loves, art, computers, and math.  Tl;Dr: How can I create Photoshop art from scratch?

Question by jrg3ni0us    |  last reply

Does anyone know of a "Paint" filter for Photoshop?

I am trying to do a bit of stylistic work on photos, and I am trying to get a cartoonish look to them. however, I need it to be smooth and bright with few heavy, black outlines. I know of a "paint" function on a video mixer I once used, but being that I have not the 10 grand to drop for such a piece of equipment, that option is out the window. a good example of what I am looking for is DVShades' LiveToon plugin for Final Cut Pro, and I was wondering if anyone knew of a 3rd party filter or a  technique that would replicate this in either GIMP or PhotoShop. for pictures on what the effect looks like, visit

Question by AlternateLives    |  last reply

what is a good (mostly safe!) photoshop viewer? Answered

I photoshop on school sometimes, and save the pictures to my USB stick. but i want to see them at home, without buying adobe photoshop. now, i know its just a google search away, but i dont really trust that (virusses, to say the least) so im looking for someone who has checked one, and can confirm its good... btw, im not into alot of options (no need) windows(XP) viewer has enough for me, so anything similar for photoshop will be enough :)

Question by godofal    |  last reply

Lost photos in Adobe Photoshop Elements 6?

Even though these pictures appear in the photo catalog they have question marks in the corner and none of these pictures can be accessed, printed or copied etc., so technically have been lost. They cover a number of events, friends, family, years and trips taken. It is devastating. I think someone that  has a good deal of Photoshop knowledge might know what I have done besides not learning how to properly use Adobe Photoshop Elements 6. Any help would be greatly appreciated.  

Question by margarethaidet    |  last reply

how to make a photoshop photo color accent?

How do i take a regular photo and create a photo accent photo.

Question by kimquijas    |  last reply

Hallowe'en Caption and Photoshop Competition: Winners Announced!

I saw these photos on MSN, and couldn't resist offering up a custom patch for the three best captions posted by midnight, Hallowe'en, UK time. I am also offering a single custom patch for the best Hallowe'en-themed photo-shopped version of the image. I might not be able to get online before the weekend.  Don't be disheartened by a lack of response, just add more entries! Go for it, folks. Rules: Enter as many times as you like. One entry per top-thread post. Three patches as prizes for captions, maximum one patch per entrant. One patch as a prize for image manipulation. Judge's decision is arbitrarily final. WINNERS: Photoshop: Crapflinger. Captions: Goodhart ("One moment, I haven't got it screwed in tight enough yet...") JamesRPatrick ("Oh sh**!") LinemenOwn ("The recent advances in magnetized aircraft yield some unpredicted results") Special Optimists Award: Kevpvc999

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply

My Work

These are some things I've made on Photoshop

Topic by Caveman477    |  last reply

Suggestions for my Instructable?

Does anyone have any suggestions to make a better Instructable out of this?: Thank you for your constructive criticism! :)

Topic by deliciouslydevious  

Simple, Illustrator CS3 Question ? Answered

Hello, Can anyone help me please with this simple Illustrator CS3  question. I am OK with Photoshop but am just trying Illustrator which seems a bit tricky by comparison. I want to take a black and white  jpg image and convert it to a vector image. From what I have gathered from numerous tutorials, I have to - Copy my image from PS and paste it into Illustrator: Then select the image. At this point the tutorials say that a LIvetrace button should appear along the top; it doesn't, but I can access Livetrace by going to object- Livetrace- options ( this only works when the object is not selected; if its selected everything is greyed out) Anyhoo, when I do get the dialogue box, the blue button that should say "trace" says "set  default". I did manage to get this to work with one image but I don't know what was different. I realise how long winded that explanation was; if you have got this far do you have any advice ? Thank you.

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Photoshopped? No, but can you do better? Deadline coming.

When I first saw it, this sinkhole image looked photoshopped to me (original story here). It turned out to be legitimate, but air.command suggested adding a Silver Surfer to the image. I did (see below), and quite liked it. So, I have decided to open up another photo-editing contest. You can either... Add something to an image of a real sinkhole (or other hole in the ground) - what caused it?  What's climbing out or falling in? Put a sinkhole somewhere interesting Do both - add a sinkhole to a scene, then put something else in the hole. Use any source images you like, but images that involve classic projects will be more likely to win the Silver Surfer patch I have just created. I will also put all entries together to make a slideshow as well. EDIT: This contest ends June 30th, midnight GMT

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply

I don't like advertising - PhotoShop/Paint-job

The message (to housewives) is "Which girl is your little girl?" Followed by the answer, which is the brand. There's a lot to see in there that divides the two characters into a back and white opposition. It's skewed two people to present the one who's mother does use (that) detergent as better. For the sake of balance, I decided to have fun by introducing some colour - white is a bit boring no matter how bright it is. L

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Is there a way to get around the Photoshop Elements1.0.1 installer demand for Internet Explorer 4? Answered

We have Internet Explorer 12 and my photoshop installation disk demands IE 4.   I LIKE Photoshop Elements 1.0.1.  Needless to say, I've used it for years.  Is there anything I can do to get it loaded onto my present computer?

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something must aid

Adobe Photoshop 17.0 one of my favorite programs on computer. It is a pity, but today I have got error message - Photoshop cannot open files in the "Adobe Photoshop JPEG File" format. When I opened my .psd file via Photoshop. I have no idea how to restore corrupted psd files.

Question by Termina8    |  last reply

Why can't I put two pictures together on photoshop? Answered

Hi! I've been running into a problem on photoshop. As the title says I can't place two pictures on at  the same time. If I add a second one it deletes the first one. Does anyone know why? PLease help!

Question by Tornado96    |  last reply

Rate my art

Hey, I recently drew a portrait of Lady Gaga, and I have then added some colour to it using photoshop. I would love if you guys could give me any critques or positives about it, so that I can improve it! And then I can start working on other drawings I have done too. Thanks :)

Topic by rebeccah18    |  last reply

Someone help me photoshop this picture for my company battery logo Answered

Please make it look really good! Thanks!

Question by dot724    |  last reply

How to make product labels? (paper choices, design in adobe, etc.)? Answered

Hey all, I've been lurking around here for the past few weeks and finally got a membership.  Anyway, I had an idea I would like some help with: I'm looking to make a gag/stocking stuffer gift (relabeled product) for a friend.  The idea is to take a can of spam and relabel it as unicorn meat (I saw this in a Think Geek catalogue).   Dark, I know, but he would think it was really funny.  The questions I have are: what kind of paper would work the best for this purpose? (photo paper is too thick to wrap around the can, generic printer paper is too thin and would fall apart, so what would be the "goldy-locks" paper?)  Also, this part may be more complicated as I am a photoshop novice, but what would be the easiest way to design a Hormel Unicorn Meat label in Photoshop? Thanks!

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