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How To Remove The Background of an Image Using Photoshop

One of the most desirable functions of Photoshop seems to be the ability to remove backgrounds from an image. Now, like most processes you can pull off within the software, there are several ways to go about it and every seasoned pro seems to have their own way. I’m here to share my methods, so whether you need to chop out some product images for a website or you just always wanted to see your grandmother riding on top of a velociraptor which happens to be breathing atomic explosions, you’ll know the ropes...thanks to this here tutorial. Read on! <!--more-->


Creating a Graphite & Watercolor Poster in Photoshop

You may have noticed that fine arts have been making their way into graphic design in a big way over the last few years. Graphite, watercolor, acrylics, and scanned-in textures are sprouting up everywhere, even corporate design (historically the last group to the party). I personally love the look of graphite and find myself emulating the look of my trusty 3H pencil quite a bit. But when I was commissioned to create a poster for a local band, I decided that I would attempt to create almost all of the elements by hand, and composite them all together using Photoshop.