Seamlessly integrate 3D elements in an artwork or design project using Photoshop.
Freelance illustrator and designer Mark Mayers is based in Cornwall. With over 18 years’ experience, he can recall life before Macs and is a reformed technophobe.
Mark now writes tutorials for leading publishers worldwide, and has won several awards, including MetalFX Designer of the Year.
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Articles by Mark Mayers
Tutorial: Fake x-ray effects
Look beyond the surface and create intriguing X-ray images.
Give your photos and illustrations a dash of Renaissance glamour – and add depth to your lighting.
Tutorial: Design amazing mosaic effects
Create a cool look using Illustrator’s Symbols and Global Colors.
Tutorial: Make smashing glass effects
Master a convincing shattering-glass effect that has dozens of applications with this brilliant technique from Mark Mayers.
Tutorial: Paint digital graffiti onto photos
Photoshop expert Mark Mayers shows you how to mix pixels and spray paint to create edgy urban art.
Tutorial: Fake X-ray effects
Look beyond the surface and create intriguing X-ray images, as Mark Mayers reveals how to do this simply and stylishly in Photoshop.
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Channel your creativity
Learn how to deal with shiny surfaces, refractions and curves, with some handy pointers from Photoshop guru Mark Mayers.
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Cloud the picture
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: New layers from old
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Noise is neat
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Work in depth
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Glow with success
Photoshop includes a huge number of tools, and here we expose some of its less well-known features and reveal new ways to use some familiar…
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Mesh it up
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Add real-world textures
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Burn It
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Dodge It