Tag: photoshop

Black & White Colorized Effect

It’s doubly or maybe even triply retro, and everyone’s asking me how it’s done. So at long last, here’s how to apply that “hand-colored” look to your digital or scanned photos.

The Finished Product
The Finished Product

*note* – This tutorial requires Photoshop. You could try to adapt the steps to Paint Shop Pro or the Gimp with plugins.

Easy Flaming Text in PSP7

Thinking about using flaming text on your site? Think again! Any special effects can look pretty bad if they’re abused. But if you do have a good reason and NEED flaming text, here’s an easy method to get legible, firey looking text.

By the way, I wrote this because I kept seeing requests for “how do I make flaming text?” in web and graphic design message boards. So here you go 🙂

*Update*

Here’s something similar done in Photoshop. I’ll write instructions if anyone’s still interested.

Firey Inferno - Text done in Photoshop via layer styles - can you guess which ones?  This technique is NOT discussed in this article but I will discuss it if requested.
Firey Inferno - Text done in Photoshop via layer styles - can you guess which ones? This technique is NOT discussed in this article but I will discuss it if requested.