Tag: Glass

Trendy Kitchens of 2011 – Tips

Kitchens are not just a place to make dinner, but also a place to socialize, celebrate and get together with loved ones. Simplicity and clutter free designs are the two main features of this year’s trends. The predicted trends for this year’s kitchen interiors will be an extension from 2010 with stronger and bolder options. Here is a look at some of the trends predicted by top interior designers. Color Scheme: The color scheme of the kitchen will more or less remain gray. Warm neutral grays and limestone shades with sleek white or brown cabinets are expected to be...

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Magnifying Glass in Photoshop

You must have seen Magnifying Glass pictures, today we are going to make it by our self. A bit long tutorial, but interesting one. We will be using some Filters, Blending options and tools for making Magnifying Glass. So come and lets start it. 1. Take a new file of any size and pick Rounded Rectangle tool  and draw the shape as shown below: 2. Press Ctrl+T (Transform) and rotate it as shown below: 3. Run the command Layer >> Layer Styles >> Gradient overlay and then Inner Shadow & apply these settings: This result will come: 4. Right click on this layer and select Copy Layer Styles. Again pick Rounded Rectangle tool  and draw a rectangle. Press Ctrl+T (transform) and then right click on it and select Perspective, hold bottom any corner and move it away from the shape (not too far just some area) and hit Enter, you will get this shape: 5. Run the command Layer >> Layer Style >> Gradient Overlay and select Black to Gray. The rotate it and move it to place it with previous shape like shown below: 6. Now by using any selection tool, (like Lasso tool or Pen tool ), select following areas: 7. Create new layer and fill it with white color and change the opacity to 30% and see the result: 8. Again by using Rounded Rectangle tool...

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See through Glass

In this Tutorial I’m going to show scene behind a Glass. I mean suppose you have a Glass picture and you want to place it on another picture but also wanted to see the scene through the Glass. I got this tutorial after working hard, because it is very important technique, no doubt. 1. Lets start with 2 Pictures, 1 picture of Glass and other any scene picture. like shown below: 2. Now first goto glass picture and by using any selection tool, make selection around the glass. Then save this selection by using the command Select >> Save Selection. Give it any name and hit ok: 3. Press Ctrl+D to remove the selection and then duplicate this by running the command Image >> Duplicate (give it any name). 4. Now change is mode to Gray scale by running the command, Image >> Mode >> Grayscale. 5. Now open the selection which you just save, but running the command, Select >> Load selection. 6. Press Ctrl+Shift+I to inverse the selection and fill it with 50% gray. Like shown below: 7. Deselect it by pressing Ctrl+D. Run the command Filter >> Blur >> Gaussian Blur. Just give small radius and then Save this file as PSD. (Give the name, like stunning-glass.psd) 8. Now open a the Scene file on which you want to place the Glass. Give is slight Blur...

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