If you thought mosaics were another boring Photoshop cliché, think again – and learn how to create incredible new spin on an old style.
Graphic and web designer Fabio Sasso is best known for his Photoshop artworks and tutorials. He is also co-founder of Zee, a web-design studio and runs a hugely successful digital arts and creativity blog, Abduzeedo.
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Fabio Sasso reveals how to give photos the light-leak look of flawed vintage 1960s colour snaps in Photoshop.
Tutorial: Add ice to a photo in Photoshop
Create a frosted, ice-cold effect that’s perfect for seasonal projects.
Dive down the rabbit hole to create Alice in Wonderland poster art.
Create amazing long-exposure photography effects from humdrum images with these clever tricks.
Tutorial: Create scorching Photoshop effects
Fake an image of a burning man in Photoshop with these flaming brilliant techniques from Fabio Sasso.
Use Fabio Sasso’s tips to perfect your Photoshop texturing skills and create this image of an abandoned princess.
Tutorial: Create 1980s type effects in Photoshop
Channel the decade of kitsch for amazing typographic effects.
Fabio Sasso shows you how you can put a stylish spin on one of Photoshop’s most hackneyed effects, Color Halftones
Fabio Sasso shows how to give a soft edge to photomontages using adjustments, adjustment layers, blurs and masks.
Combine photos of a model and a metal skull – and add glowing red eyes – to create a class, frightening sci-fi artwork.
Tutorial: Create lens flares (that aren't cheesy)
Fabio Sasso shows you how to put a fresh spin on this much used (and abused) Photoshop lens flare effect.
Lighting effects are often used cheesily, but here Fabio Sasso turns the spotlight on techniques to achieve an original look
Tutorial: Create ice-cold image effects
Create a frosted, ice-cold effect that’s straight out of a vodka ad.
Tutorial: Master retro poster design
The iconic vintage American poster is one of the most emulated designs of all time. Fabio Sasso shows how it’s done
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Top of the stack
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Add a traditional spin
Tutorial: Create a stylish modern cyborg
Fabio Sasso injects some class into a frightening sci-fi image
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Channel your creativity
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Cloud the picture