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Creating an Electronics Ad in Photoshop
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Released May 27, 2013
Eric  Vasquez

Guest Tutor

Eric Vasquez
In this tutorial we will learn how to use some of Photoshop's more basic but powerful tools to create a colorful abstract design.

Throughout the lessons in this tutorial we will learn ways to combine some of Photoshop's tools such as the Pen and Brush Tools to create shapes that have depth and dimension. We will also be experimenting with Airbrushing Techniques, Blending Modes, Lighting Effects, and learning several keyboard shortcuts along the way that are sure to speed up your workflow.

We will also learn how to seamlessly integrate a photograph into our composition and blend it with its surroundings by implementing non-destructive Adjustment Layers.
Introduction and project overview
1

Introduction and project overview

 
01:07
Hands-on overview of basic techniques
2

Hands-on overview of basic techniques

 
12:16
Building our composition
3

Building our composition

 
10:26
Adding variety to the shapes
4

Adding variety to the shapes

 
22:25
Creating a focal point
5

Creating a focal point

 
12:50
Comparing Smart Objects and raster images
6

Comparing Smart Objects and raster images

 
11:58
Continuing to build the composition
7

Continuing to build the composition

 
20:08
Adding more variation
8

Adding more variation

 
14:19
Inserting some lighting effects
9

Inserting some lighting effects

 
18:45
Adding more details
10

Adding more details

 
13:27
Adding color variation
11

Adding color variation

 
15:30
Finishing touches
12

Finishing touches

 
06:31