About Joe Starks

Photoshop Weddings – Enhancing Wedding Pictures

on March 24th, 2012 in Guides and Tutorials, Photoshop by | No Comments

Photoshop weddings – or rather, wedding pictures that are being subjected to the surgical, enhancing tools of Photoshop – are perhaps one of the most popular uses for Photoshop.  What better occasion for a Photoshop artist’s creative juices to work and blend out than in enhancing and tricking up pictures…

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Photoshop Basics Overview

on March 24th, 2012 in Guides and Tutorials, Photoshop by | No Comments

For those who are not technologically savvy or inclined, it almost seems a drag to have to make use of a software as intimidating and complicated as Photoshop. It would be all too easy to justify why one should not have to use Photoshop, least of all need Photoshop: not…

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Some Wonderful Advantages of Photoshop

on March 19th, 2012 in Guides and Tutorials, Photoshop by | No Comments

Photoshop has truly changed the way images and/or pictures are treated, ultimately affecting even the way we perceive ourselves in reality and the way we want others to perceive us.  It’s not just our images that have been drastically affected by the advantages of Photoshop; even our projects, be it…

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Photoshop Mishaps – Bloopers and Disasters

on March 16th, 2012 in Guides and Tutorials, Photoshop by | No Comments

Photoshop mishaps are, believe it or not, more common than one would care to think or believe.  You would think that with Photoshop, each and every treated and tricked-up image would be perfectly enhanced and perfectly presented and perfectly treated; but the thing is, the person using Photoshop is just…

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The Photoshop Universe – Taking You Where Few Have Ever Gone

on March 16th, 2012 in Guides and Tutorials, Photoshop by | No Comments

When it comes to cosmic events and landscapes of galactic proportions, the Photoshop universe pretty much let you in on that great and vast open space outside of earth that holds so much mystery, dramatic events, and beauty.  It’s a pretty incredible place, the universe with the innumerable myriads of…

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Photoshop Conversions for Colored Pictures

on March 14th, 2012 in Guides and Tutorials, Photoshop by | No Comments

Turning colored photographs into vintage-looking images are now possible through Photoshop conversions.  An abundance of Photoshop applications and tutorials provide tools, instructions, and techniques that help one achieve an antique-like twist to their pictures; the finished products come out having been added with a bit of a dramatic, more interesting,…

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Photoshop Artists And What They Can Do

on March 13th, 2012 in Guides and Tutorials, Photoshop by | No Comments

One can tell much about the kind of Photoshop artists there are that proliferate the web.  Just by the first look at the tutorials you can immediately get an idea of the tastes and preferences of the artist/tutor, what they are into and what types of art appeal to them,…

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Hope for the Hopeless in Photoshop

on March 11th, 2012 in Guides and Tutorials, Photoshop by | No Comments

Photoshop can be very intimidating because of its complicated and non user-friendly presentation. You open the program, put a picture in, then what? I confess there have been times in the past I would decide to finally figure it out but then I would just end up staring at my…

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The Possibilities of Photoshop

on March 10th, 2012 in Guides and Tutorials, Photoshop by | No Comments

Size and shape manipulation. Shading, coloring, and blending. Stretching, pulling and dragging. Shifting. Rotating. Glazing. Blurring and/or de-blurring. Balancing. Proportioning of angles and objects to the most accurate degree. Outlining of expressions in the most realistic way possible. Outlining of forms. Curing out of unwanted details. Matching and bonding together…

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Brushing Up With Photoshop Brushes

on March 10th, 2012 in Guides and Tutorials, Photoshop by | No Comments

Photoshop brushes are Photoshop applications that help create a realistic, brush-like touch to an image, making it appear as though a real paintbrush stroke across the page.  Perhaps artists who are able to truly produce masterpieces with paint and brush might not be too fond of this application for obvious…

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