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April 29 2011

10:03

Useful Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Abstract Backgrounds

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An attractive and compelling background adds depth to your graphics, banners or ads; and for this reason is of great importance. Sure there are some people who might not notice backgrounds, but the role they play in making the entire artwork look more interesting and visually alluring is paramount. They really do help to tie the entire piece together, no matter how simply or aggressively they are employed.

Here, we are showcasing some of the web’s truly amazing Abstract Background Design Photoshop Tutorials for our readers. Be you a PS enthusiast or junkie, you will surely want to take a look at the offerings we have compiled. Feel free to share your opinion with us.

Abstract Backgrounds Tutorials

Abstract Kaleidoscope Poster – Photoshop CS5
This tutorial lets you learn how to create an attention-grabbing kaleidoscope type poster in Photoshop CS5 by combining basic colors, shapes and brushes. A layered PSD file is included.

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Abstract Starfield Background – Photoshop CS5
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a tremendous space scene in Photoshop CS5 by mixing different shapes, brushes and blending modes. A layered PSD file is included to help you get started!

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Create Abstract Valentine’s Day Card
In this tutorial you will learn how to craft a vibrant Valentine’s Day card befitting of the day, by means of basic shapes and gradients in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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Create Awesome Abstract Nebula Circle Shape in Photoshop
Here the artist will take you through the steps he took to create this stunning abstract design. This is an intermediate level tutorial so proceed with care and be prepared.

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Create Artistic Abstract Shapes via the Powerful Warp Tool in Photoshop
This tutorial shows you how to bring warp tool plus into play to generate great looking abstract shapes to beautify your design. The steps are truly simple and the effect can be used in a wide range of occasions.

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Easily create planetary ring via cloud and twirl filter in photoshop.
In this tutorial, using the cloud and twirl tools you will be able to easily create a planetary ring no galaxy would be complete without.

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Create Simple Abstract Shining Wave Line
Want to get trained on how to recreate this simple yet alluring abstract background? Simply follow this helpful tut.

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Create a Detailed Meteorite and Surrounding Space Environment in Photoshop
In this intermediate level tutorial, the artist will show you the steps he took to create this detailed meteorite and surrounding space environment in photoshop. Some steps can be bit trickey, but the payoff is worthwhile.

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Chroma Wallpapers
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a great abstract work of art combining a 3D-looking base with some various added effects.

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Create a Wavy Blackberry Style Wallpaper Design
Here, Fabio Sasso teaches you how to create an abstract background image using Photoshop alone to give a cool wavy pattern with some eye-catching lighting effects to your work.

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Abstract Lines Background
This tutorial guides you step by step on how to create an abstract lines background in Photoshop. This one is a must!

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Calculations And Colorization
This Photoshop tutorial shows the creation of an Alpha Channel by means of the calculations dialog that will create a truly amazing abstract colorized photo effect.

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Creating the new retro
Learn to give retro-style graphics your individual modern-day spin with this tutorial shared by Graphic designer, James White.

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Drawing an Abstract Lightbulb
In this tutorial, you will learn a couple of techniques that include glows using layer styles, stroking path, particles using brush dynamics, and bokeh effects.

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Abstract lighting effects
This tutorial guides you through creating some lighting effects with colorful wave elements by using Photoshop CS4. You can achieve the same results even if you have other versions of the program.

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Space Lighting Effects in 10 Steps
Here, the artist is showing you how to quickly give life to a space scene with some pleasant lighting effects.

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How to Create Brilliant Light Streaks in Photoshop
This tutorial will teach you some simple techniques for creating dazzling light streaks which can be utilized in different manners to add movement and brightness to your designs.

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Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5
This drawing tutorial takes you through the formation of this abstract multicolored illustration with the use of simple tools and techniques like the Ellipse Tool, Brush Tool, Gradient Tool, Layer Style, etc. in CS5.

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Create Abstract Background with Bokeh effect
Generate an abstract and vibrantly rich background with bokeh effects via Photoshop’s drawing tools, blending modes, and lighting techniques.

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Luminescent Lines
A simple yet very powerful technique to create an abstract wallpaper or image that looks simply stunning and stylish.

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Abstract Background of Colored Bars
An easy to follow and understand tutorial on how to design abstract backgrounds, wallpapers, greeting cards, designs, and all that other good stuff.

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Abstract Image
Craft a fine-looking and amazing effect with just a few simple steps.

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Cool abstract background
Here, the artist takes you through the steps employed to design abstract backgrounds from bubbles and waves using Photoshop.

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Easy Abstract Photoshop Tutorial
Use a few brushes and effects to create a very simple abstract shape via the guiding hands of this tutorial.

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Intense Solar Flare (Filter) Effect
In this tutorial you will learn how to create an outstanding abstract background using this intense solar flare effect.

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Create a fantastic background texture
This tutorial lets you learn how to produce a fantastic background texture that you can customize for your own projects and purposes.

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Abstract Airbrushing
In this tutorial you will learn how to create attractive abstract bursts of light for your renders.

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Windows Vista Aurora Effect
A Photoshop tutorial which covers creating a Vista like background with aurora type effects.

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Wallpaper Effect
This tutorial walks you through creating a warped effect that you can use to create artistic and profressional backgrounds and wallpapers.

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TRENDY BACKGROUND
Simple technique by brush strokes for the creation of some fashionable backgrounds.

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Digital Star Effect
In this tutorial you will learn how to give your work an effect reminiscent of shimmering sequins.

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Mac-type background
This tutorial is focused on the subject of making a “mac” style background.

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Signature Backgrounds
In this tutorial you will be taught how to create a nice abstract background that you are sure to become known for using.

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Colourful Swirl
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a colorful swirl by using Adobe Photoshop.

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Colorful Tornado
In this tutorial, you are being shown how to build a fine-looking vibrant tornado or pinwheel styled design in Photoshop.

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Abstract Artsy Background
Here, you will learn how to create amazing abstract artsy backgrounds for any of your design works.

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How to create abstract colorful rainbow background
Learn how to use Photoshop’s simple shapes, layer styles and gradients to generate a pleasant abstract rainbow background.

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Aurora Borealis – North-South Polar Lights
In this tutorial, the artist is showing how you can recreate an Aurora Borealis type background by using Photoshop only.

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Design Eye-catching Laser Particle Abstract Effect in Photoshop
Learn how easy it is in Photoshop to create these attention-grabbing laser particle effects. This is a beginner guide with simple and easy steps to follow.

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Hexagon Bokeh Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial, you will learn how to craft a digital bokeh effect using hexagons. Brush engine, patterns, blend modes and basic filters are used to accomplish this effect.

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Creating Smoke
Learn to create a beautiful smoky effect for your designs by using Photoshop with the help of this tutorial.

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Create a Rather Interesting, Wavy and Curving Abstract Shape Effect in Photoshop
This tutorial walks you through the formation of this somewhat appealing and colorful shape. A very detailed tutorial with large numbers of helpful screenshots.

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Create beautiful hair-like abstract lines to decorate your design in photoshop.
Create stunning hair like line work and beautify your design with this easy to follow tutorial. This is novice level tutorial with the intention of teaching how to utilize the pen tool and dynamic brush setting.

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Create Simple, Yet Elegant Abstract Spectrum Lines
Learn step by step how the artist has created this simple yet appealing abstract spectrum of lines that can be used for a wide range of purposes.

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Create a Futuristic Abstract Wallpaper
Learn how to use various filters in PS to generate a wallpaper with a futuristic feel.

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Creating a Stunning Digital Smoke Effect
This tutorial teaches you how to effortlessly create digital abstract smoke by means of both Illustrator and Photoshop. This technique is incredibly customizable and you can do it pretty swiftly.

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How to Create an Interplay of Abstract Light Streaks
A detailed tutorial that will guide you through generating an series of abstract light streaks.

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August 22 2010

11:00

Freebie:25 Original And FREE Abstract Smoke Brushes

Preview-abstract_smoke_brushesThis brushes pack contains 25 high quality photoshop brushes made with Photoshop CS4. The size of the brushes is aprox. 1200 pixels and the quality is the best you can get:

  • sharp edges
  • smooth gradients.

This brushes are very useful for making wallpaper backgrounds, like the famous Vista wallpaper, or web headers, even on photo manipulations as fake smoke. Free for personal and commercial use. Enjoy!

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Below you can see few examples of brushes just to show you shape and appearance! As you can see possibilities are endless and you can really widely use these brushes anywhere you want!

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These brushes are allowed to be used for personal and commercial use, but they cannot be redistributed elsewhere! If you use these brushes it would be nice to link back to this original site, but it’s not compulsory task –  maybe just a nice way to show appreciation to author’s hard work.

Enjoy, here is download link !

About Author

Hi, my name Andrei, I’m 22 and I’m a self taught graphic artist. Statarted working with graphics on 2007. Now I write photoshop tutorials on my website about all the techniques I know.I provide brushes and also stock images and other resources. I hope you like my brushes. You can download more resources on my website www.psdbox.com.

July 29 2010

10:00

40 Dazzling Photoshop Abstract and Lighting Effects Tutorials

Preview-abstract-lighting-effects-tutorialsWell done abstract and lighting effects can enhance your artworks exceedingly and this is very popular trend now in photo manipulations, backgrounds, website headers – definitely useful tutorials to be aware of .

You can add them to premade photos, or create whole new scenes from scratch. Photoshop gives you those abilities and allows you to express in all ways. In this post you’ll find 40 best tutorials around web to master abstract and lighting effects.

1. Super Slick Dusky Lighting Effects in Photoshop

In this tutorial you are going to put together a sunset image mixing some vector shapes and dusky lighting effects to produce a slick image that will make a nice album cover for a chillout mix.

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2. Space Lighting Effects in 10 Steps

In this Photoshop tutorial you will be shown how to create a space scene with some nice lighting effects in 10 easy steps.

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3. Advanced Glow Effects

In this tutorial, you’re going to create some really sharp-looking glow effects using a combination of layer styles, the Pen Tool and Color Blending. The end effect is quite stunning and you’ll pick up some tips effecting the tutorial.

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4. A Cool Lighting Effect In Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create that effect you was able to see on the screen at the Macworld San Francisco. It’s basically some lighting effects with blurs and blend modes, but the effect is awesome.

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5. Windows Vista Aurora Effect Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial, you’re going to see how to create the Windows Vista wallpaper effect yourself. This Vista lighting effect, sometimes referred to as the Aurora effect, can really transform an ordinary wallpaper to something extraordinary.

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6. Awesome Digital Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to create a digital bokeh effect in Photoshop. The process is very easy and we will be using the super powerful Brush Engine, one of the coolest things in Photoshop.

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7. Make Abstract Wallpaper with Brushes

In this tutorial, you will try to mimic the nice abstract preview that Axeraider70 made for his Ultimate Brush Pack 3. This will give the beginners a better idea on how to use these great resources.

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8. Space Environment

Learn how to create realistic space scene from scratch using Photoshop.

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9. Light and Glow Effect In Photoshop

This Photoshop effect tutorial covers the creation of several different light and glow effects in Photoshop. The effects in outcome consist of smoke, light trails, sparkles, stars and bokeh effects. Luckily it’s pretty simple to create each of these effects in Photoshop.

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10. Create an Amazing Ad in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will use some images and play with Blend Modes and Color Adjustments to create a really cool Nike Ad in Photoshop.

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11. Create a Dark and Surreal Geometric Space Poster using Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to create an abstract space poster using geometrical shapes, masks and apply some filters in Photoshop. Layered PSD file is included.

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12. Make a Freezing Cold Snow-themed Abstract Piece

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a snow-themed large piece. You’ll learn how to plan the composition of the piece, to add elements into the composition, how to recycle the piece itself to generate more elements for the piece, how to incorporate pen tools into a design and finally how to finish off and fine tune the piece to make it look great.

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13. Use Lighting Effects to Make Photos Sparkle

This tutorial shows how to create a variety of light effects that can be applied to photography or illustration with equal impact. From sparkles, pixie dust effects, colored light spots and light beams, to using splatter effects as a form of lighting, it’s all here.

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14. Sparkling Hot Girl in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to create an image using light effects and sparks technique. It basically mixes some techniques from different tutorials and takes the best from them.

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15. Achieve Brilliant Lighting Effects in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you’ll learn the essential process of achieving brilliant lighting effects in Photoshop. Using default brushes, blending options and a few stock images, you’ll learn step by step a variety of techniques that you can use in your own digital artworks to achieve professional results.

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16. Give a Photo a Complete Glamour Makeover With Stunning Light and 3D Effects

This tutorial teaches you how to transform a regular, every day photo into a real glamour shot. In this tutorial, you will learn how to retouch a model’s face and subtly manipulate her hair. In addition, you will enhance the canvas by adding attractive lighting and 3D effects. This tutorial requires considerable Pen Tool skills, but with perseverance and a passion for design, you will certainly be able to achieve great results.

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17. Amazing Photoshop Light Effect in 10 Steps

Learn how to create beautiful “Buy me a coffee” wallpaper in Photoshop. You’ll be using basic brushes and some blending effects.

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18. Incredibly Realistic Water Text in Cinema 4D and Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to create a water text effect. Even though it might look complex it’s a very simple effect. You will need to use Illustrator for the text, then Cinema 4D to make it a 3D text and Photoshop to mix the 3D with some real photos to create a nice and realistic result.

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19. How to Enhance Your Subjects With Striking Light Effects in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial will show you a simple technique that can be used to enhance any kind of subject with stunning light effects. You will use in particular selection tools, gradients and brushes to achieve the result.

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20. Create an Electrifying Light Guitar

In this tutorial, Pawel Kiec will take you though the steps of extracting an image, creating a background, and then making an electrifying glowing guitar that resembles pure neon light. You’ll learn how to manipulate blending modes to achieve color and light, and you’ll also learn how to extract images with the pen tool, and even create flowing lines in Illustrator to compliment the Photoshop work.

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21. Energize Your Graphics with Abstract Energy Lines

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create some energetic lines you can use to create more lively digital creations. Effects such as this are great for enhancing abstract compositions.

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22. Recreating The Aurora Borealis

In this tutorial, you are going to recreate the northern lights effect, otherwise known as “Aurora Borealis”. Using a combination of filters such as Render Clouds and Motion Blur, you then transform the combined effect to form the shape of an aurora, with a touch of perspective.

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23. How to Create a Gorgeous Glassy Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to create glassy text effect using a series of shapes with different transparency and color effects.

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24. Create an Abstract Design with Patterns in Photoshop

Follow this walk through to recreate this detailed design with nothing more than gradient and pattern effects.

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25. How To Design An Abstract Wallpaper In Photoshop and Illustrator

In this tutorial you will be creating abstract shapes using the Pen Tool and Shape Tools in Illustrator and then using those shapes to produce an abstract wallpaper in Photoshop using various color blending techniques, textures and transformation tools.

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26. How to Create a Realistic IES Lighting Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to create a realistic IES (photometric) lighting effect. Yoy’ll be using Photoshop CS4 as well as some free plugins and software.

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27. Abduzeedo 2010 Light Effects in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will see how to create new Abduzeedo’s 2010 symbol. It’s a sort of monitor/halftone effect mixed with glows and other light effects. You will play with Blend Modes and Blurs. The whole process is quite simple and it won’t take more than 20 minutes to achieve the same result.

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28. Drawing an Abstract Lightbulb

This tutorial covers a couple of simple techniques, which if used accordingly can help you attain great lighting effect.

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29. Create Simple, Yet Elegant Abstract Spectrum Lines in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you the method used to design a simple, yet elegant abstract spectrum lines in Photoshop. You will see how easy it is to achieve this nice effect and you can use it a wide range of occasions including perhaps site header backgrounds, logos, or add extra flavor to your photo manipulations.

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30. Create an Abstract Composition in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create an abstract composition using rendered images and light effects. As you can see from the final result preview you will create a mystical and magical effect. In this tutorial you will have to use plenty of Photoshop tools, and also Cinema 4D, but if you don’t have Cinema 4D that’s ok, you will be able do all rest steps of this tutorial.

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31. The Making of “Constant Slip”

This tutorial takes you through the creative process of making intriguing light effects and applying them in your work. This is more a process description of making this illustration, than a detailed step by step how to. It will give you some good guidance on how to deal with an illustration like this and cover the overall workflow.

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32. Create an Explosive Abstract in Cinema 4D and Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will be creating an explosive abstract piece called “What is Man?“. You will have to use Cinema 4D to create the explosive effects. You will then take the 3D elements over to Photoshop for the final composite and lighting.

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33. Create a Vibrant Abstract Space Artwork

In this tutorial, Paul from ForCG.com will show you how to create a vibrant and colorful abstract space artwork using Photoshop, Illustrator, and stock images. You’ll learn techniques on blending modes, the use of the pen tool in Illustrator, and how to combine elements for a visually stunning effect.

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34. Quick and Effective Planet, Star and Meteor Impact Creation in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make planet, star and meteor impact in Photoshop in a quick and effective manner. This is intermediate level tutorial so some steps can be a little tricky, but the outcome is worth it.

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35. How to Create Great Abstract Artwork via Custom Brushsets and Particle Effect

In this tutorial, you will be able to follow the steps needed to create this cool abstract artwork via custom brushes and particle effect in Photoshop. You will be demonstrated how to create your own brushes and use them to add particle effect to the image to spice it up.

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36. Create a Fantastic Abstract Fan Poster

In this tutorial, you are going to get creative with layering, lighting, and texture to build fantastic abstract piece. More specifically, you’re going to employ some unusual techniques to make a fan poster for the band Omega Code, but you’ll quickly see many different applications for what is taught here.

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37. Calculations and Colorization

This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to create an Alpha Channel using the Calculations dialog and you’ll use it to get a really great abstract colorized photo effect.

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38. Create a Trendy Galactic Poster Design in Photoshop

Galactic space scenes are a popular theme for digital art, they’re packed full of texture and vibrant colour, which are two ingredients of an awesome design. Using Photoshop’s blending modes along with a mix of textures and brushes, you’ll get lost in space and create an abstract cosmos poster design.

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39. Colorful Glowing Text Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial will teach you how to achieve great looking light text effect with some simple techniques.

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40. Create an Abstract Cloud Jumper in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you’ll manipulate a photo with abstract elements to make it more interesting and active.

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January 14 2010

18:11

Stunning Abstract Black and White Photography


By Aquil Akhter

Abstract black and white photography is a popular form of art that lets you focus on your imagination and allows you to give attention to texture and context. With Abstract Black And White Photography, you can get an amazing charm and feel that mainly focuses on the feelings behind photos. We hope you like the abstract beauty of the remarkable photos presented below.

Abstract Black & White Photos

1999 CROWD

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Abstract :1

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Pier

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Swirls

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Traces Of Time

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Eee

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Invaders

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The Wave

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Dunes

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Dance

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Swirls

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Icescape

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Metal Plates

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Machine

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Heads

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Starry Night-A Tree’s Dream

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Frank Sinatra

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Legion

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Shells

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Coster

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Barcelona Ceiling

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Moon Eyes

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Clement Michele

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Ric Frazier

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Antigravity

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Wet web

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Tidepool

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Sea

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Whirl pool on a limb

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Bubbles

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Sunlight on Seabed

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Fractured landscape

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Sweeping in the rain

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Rhythm

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Sand Waves

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The Path

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Copac Torsadat

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Bullseye

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Lee Peterson

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The Met

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Carter sj Nocturne

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Tie me up to the boat and get below deck

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Flying saucers and ufos

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Steel Wave

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January 06 2010

11:26

40 Most Impressive Abstract 3D Wallpapers

thumbnail-3D-inspirational-desktop-wallpape We all know how cool 3D images can be when they are created by professionals, even a small and unimportant thing can create tons of good feedback from 3d fans. If you are into 3d modeling, then you would love to have some inspirational stuff around you.

I’ve collected for you some of the best 3D wallpapers around, and I’m pretty sure that you will like them too.

Most of the 3D modeling were made in: 3dsMax, Maya, Blender, Caligari, Shrek Software or just plain Photoshop.

Before I start this I want to wish you all the good things and best of luck in the new year 2010. Hope it will be a good year for all of us and for the design industry too.

1. 3D Ball

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2. Nature captured by neo101

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3. Around by sevenblah

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4. Elevation

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elevation

5. Pink 3D Wallpaper

Resolution: 1280×1024

pink-3d-wallpaper

6. LMFAO by shilpinator

Resolution: 1280×1024

lmfao

7. The Screamy Wallpaper by emciem

Resolution: 1920×1200

the-screamy-wallaper

8. Self Illumination by kutsche

Resolution: 1280×1024

self-illumination

9. Walk The Duck by reginalbull

Resolution: 1280×1024

walk-the-duck

10. Drunk by donbertone

Resolution: 1280×1024

drunk

11. Injektion by weirdone

Resolution: 1280×1024

injektion

12. The Opiated Wallpaper by emciem

Resolution: 1280×1024

the-opiated-wallpaper

13. CG Deep by webst3r

Resolution: 1280×1024

cg-deep

14. Cherry Beats by bra1n

Resolution: 1280×1024

cherry-beats

15. Lust by donbertone

Resolution: 1280×1024

lust

16. Above The Clouds by 1alpha1

Resolution:1280×1024

above-the-cloud

17. Deviant Pixi by altermind

Resolution: 1280×1024

deviant-pixi

18. Heliox GL by calzinger

Resolution: 1280×1024

heliox-gl

19. Dice by scogs

Resolution: 1280×1024

dice

20. Matter of life and death by icebone

Resolution: 1280×1024

matter-of-life-and-dead

21. Gears by 1alpha1

Resolution: 1280×1024

gears

22. OH6Disco by 1alpha1

Resolution: 1024×768

oh6disco

23. YouEFOwe by 1alpha1

Resolution: 1024×768

you-ef-owe

24. AirPlay by videa

Resolution: 1024×768

airplay

25. Rainbow DNA by khameleon

Resolution: 1024×728

rainbow-dna

26. I day dream in 3D by skokie

Resolution: 1024×768

i-day-dream-in-3d

27. Metal Girl

Resolution: 1024×768

metal-girl

28. Revolution by j-pettit

Resolution: 1024×768

revolution

29. The Real You by sha-x-dow

Resolution:  1024×768

the-real-you

30. Emploding Sunflower by andidas

Resolution: 1024×768

emploding-sunflower

31. Inflict by 1alpha1

Resolution: 1024×768

inflict

32. Alien Metal by maroc68

alien-metal

33. Oga by tukan

oga

34. Glow by antonisfes

Resolution:  1024×768

glow

35. Recreation by 1alpha1

Resolution: 1024×768

recreation

36. Skypha by loth

Resolution: 1280×960

skypha

37. Faithfulness by videa

Resolution: 1280×960

faithfulness

38. Cantaloupe by divineerror

Resolution: 1280×960

cantaloupe

39. Black Gold by divineerror

Resolution: 1280×690

black-gold

40. Blue Ice by subaqua

Resolution: 1280×960

blue-ice

I finish this article with the hope that you found here some inspirational 3D works which will help you to continue your work. Thank you for your time and don’t forget to share this with your friends ;).

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