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Solving Flash-Javascript / Layers conflict

Sometimes if you use flash and javascript or layers on the same page, you will have some problem with your layers or javascript – they will go behind your flash. And I am sure you have tried many things like changing the z-index or putting flash more down 😉 But the solution is simpler than […]

Photoshop Q & A

(Only the useful and short tips are displayed here) How can I make my small fonts look crispy/sharp? Set font type to ‘Verdana‘, size to 11 or 10, and anti-aliasing method to None. Why my brush turns to cross cursor and how to bring it back to normal? Turn off your ‘Caps Lock‘ button on […]

Seamless Background

Note: This tutorial was done using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 1. Open a new window with: Width:120pixels; Height:120pixels; Resolution:72 pixels/inch; Mode:RGB color; Contents:White. 2. Draw something in the middle. Go to Filter > Other > Offset and make selection as shown below 3. By now your image should look like this. 4. Draw some more flower […]

Thiner Grid Lines

Note: This tutorial was done using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 1. Open a new window with: Width:150pixels; Height:150pixels; Resolution:72 pixels/inch; Mode:RGB color; Contents:White. Go to Channels Pallete Window > Show Channels and make New Channel as shown. 2. Next make a Fixed Selection with Rectangular Marquee Tool (M) 15X15 pixels and make a selection. Paint it […]

TV Lines

Note: This tutorial was done using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 1. Open a new window with: Width:2pixels; Height:2pixels; Resolution:72 pixels/inch; Mode:RGB color; Contents:Transparent. 2. Zoom in the window, so that it is big enough for you to see. Next, select the half of the image. [you can do it by setting Rectangular Marquee Tool (M) to […]

Smooth Gradient

Note: This tutorial was done using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 1. Open any image. Make new layer by clicking Create a new layer icon 2. Set foreground color to red and background color to white. 3. Select Gradient Tool and apply to the layer you have just created. Hold Shift and apply from right to left. […]

Inside Letter Paint

Note: This tutorial was done using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 1. Open a new window with: Width:120pixels; Height:120pixels; Resolution:72 pixels/inch; Mode:RGB color; Contents:White. 2. Type a big letter inside, in my case I have typed “at” sign with Caflisch Script font with a size of 200pixels. Next rasterize the type layer by right clicking and choosing […]

Lightning

Note: This tutorial was done using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 1. Open a new window with: Width:200pixels; Height:100pixels; Resolution:72 pixels/inch; Mode:RGB color; Contents:White. Choose Gradient Tool (G) and apply to the image from top to bottom. Make sure your foreground and background colors set to default. Press “D” to set to default. Hold down Shift when […]

Reflection of an object

Note: This tutorial was done using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 1. Open a new window with: Width:200pixels; Height:150pixels; Resolution: 72 pixels/inch; Mode: RGB color; Contents:White. Type ADES (or anything you want). Then make a copy of this layer. Right click on the layer and chose Duplicate Layer. 2. Click on the ades copy layer and go […]

Beveled button made easy

Note: This tutorial was done using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 1. Open a new window with: Width:150pixels; Height:100pixels; Resolution:72 pixels/inch; Mode:RGB; color Contents:White. Make a new layer. Then chose Rounded Rectangular Tool and make a button shape 2. Next right click on the layer you made and choose blending options. Do as shown below. And click […]

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