The tutorials listed here will help both new and experienced digital editors get the most out of their primary digital editing software (Photoshop, Photoshop Elements and PaintShop Pro).
With experience and practice you'll find the quality of your finished product dramatically improving.
The majority of the tutorials suggest using a graphics tablet from Wacom, however they can all be completed with a mouse or track pad.
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Hair tinting is one way to really change someones appearance. The secret to success with this is the initial selection.
There are links to a variety of different black and white conversion methods using Photoshop and Paint Shop Pro.
lightroom black and white demonstrates how to convert a colour image to black and white
The pen tool may be the best selection tool in Photoshop. It does, however, take some practise to master.
How to draw the Genesis Pattern using the vector tools in PaintShop Pro.
The Gradient Map Adjustment layer in Photoshop creates a wonderful black and white image.
Paint Shop Pro has a long history of providing digital editors with a high quality, robust product. The latest version (X7) is the best version by far being both fast and stable.
A daguerreotype is one of the oldest types of image. This tutorial demonstrates how to achieve the same results with PaintShop Pro.
The Paint Shop Greyscale conversion page includes a variety of different conversion methods. They are generally quick and easy.
Silver Efex Pro 2 is a robust, extensive black and white conversion program.
The Google Nik filters are free downloads. They work with PaintShop, Photoshop, Lightroon and AfterShot Pro
The Bamboo Spark is the newest product from Wacom - write notes, doodle or draw on paper and transfer them to your tablet or smart phone.
PaintShop Curves is a very powerful adjustment to improve contrast, correct color and complete a solarisation.
How to make a PaintShop pop out - it's easy, it's fun and it'll amaze your friends and family.
Early colour photographs
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