Change Your Hair Color in Photoshop

In this quick Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to change your hair color using a mask. You’ll learn to use the Quick Mask, the Hue/Saturation adjustment and the “Lighten” Layer Blending mode. The method we’ve outlined in this tutorial can be used for both strands of hair or for the entire thing.

We’re currently using Adobe Photoshop CS5, but this can be done in earlier versions of Photoshop just as well. We’ve toned down our result but you can use any color or intensity.

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Photoshop Digital Bubble Tutorial

Introduction
In this tutorial I will show you how to use the built in Photoshop Brush Engine to create a simple brush to produce a stunning bubble (or bokeh effect, for the photographers out there) effect.

So let’s get started, shall we?

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Superb Skin Airbrush Technique

Airbrush skin like a pro. In this Photoshop retouching tutorial, you’ll learn how to retouch skin like the professionals. Find out how to make skin look healthy without looking plastic or blurred.

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Dashed Lines in Photoshop

While Photoshop doesn’t offer a dashed line option, such as that found in Illustrator’s Stroke palette, you can easily simulate them by editing a brush in the Brushes palette.

The key to dashed lines is the Spacing option. Combined with Roundness in Photoshop CS, you can change a square brush into a dashed line quickly. Here’s what you need to see in the Photoshop CS Brushes palette:

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Make a Dotted Line in Photoshop

1. Open your Brushes Palette
Yep, you are going to be using a brush for this quick trick. Open your brushes palette by going to Window > Brushes, or hit F5 on your keyboard. Once open, click on “Brush Tip Shape” within the Brushes palette and select a very small brush like 1-5px.

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Warp Tool Effect Photoshop Tutorial

The warp tool in Photoshop is very powerful and can create some amazing new possibilities. Here, I’ll show you how to add your own label to a tin container to make it look like this:

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5 Second Eye Enhancement

Here’s a super-simple technique for enhancing the most important bits of any portrait: the eyes. It’s a quick and painless way to make the eyes really stand out and take on a slightly sultry and burning look. To illustrate, we’ll use a photo of a beautiful woman culled from the vast database over at iStockphoto.com.

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