In this Photoshop tutorial I will show you how to add natural lip gloss. This technique is very simple to use and will only take a few minutes. Here is the final result:

Add Natural Lip Gloss in Photoshop

I did this tutorial in Photoshop CS5. You can use CS3 or CS4, these versions have Quick Selection Tool. You can use Lasso Tool instead in older versions of Adobe Photoshop.

Lip gloss gives lips a mildly glossy lustre and some subtle color. We will make it in Photoshop.

Open a picture in Photoshop you wish to add lip gloss to. Make sure that they are clearly visible:

Natural Lip Gloss

Select Quick Selection Tool Quick Selection Tool, zoom in and make a selection of lips. Take your time. Press ] and [ to change the size of Quick Selection Tool.

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Knowing how to create an animated text effect in Adobe Photoshop can be useful in making banners, logos, avatars, forum signatures, etc. Here is a simple tutorial for beginners in which i will explain how to create an animated text effect in Photoshop. Final output of this tutorial:

Animated Text Effect

Open Adobe Photoshop and create a new 4×4 px file and zoom it in 1600 times.

Open Adobe Photoshop

We will use it for creating banner background. Take Pencil tool Pencil tool, set it to 1 px and use three grey colors to make the same image:

make the same image

Go to Edit-Define Pattern.

Create a new file. I suggest to use a classic banner size 468×60 pixels. In the upper menu go to Edit-Fill, and choose the pattern you have just created:

choose the pattern

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There are a lot of free online photo editing services where you can play around with your photos. With these sites you don’t have to know Adobe Photoshop, everything is simple and fun.

No download required, everything is online. Pretty handy, isn’t it?

Here is my collection of free online photo editing sites.

1. Picnik.com - with Piknik you can fix your photos in just one click, crop, resize, and rotate in real-time and create tons of special effects, from artsy to fun.

2. Pixlr.com - this site has it’s own add-on for Mozilla Firefox to providу easy and fun photo editing. Interface looks very similar to Photoshop. It’s one of my favorite free online photo editing service.

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Watercolor Painting from Photo

Watercolor Painting from Photo

Category: Adobe Photoshop tutorial, Photo Editing

Author: Johnson Koh

Level: Intermediate

Learn step by step how to create realistic watercolor painting in Photoshop from any photo you want. Only 10 easy steps, and you will see your results.

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