Gavin Steele
Gavin is from Douglas, Isle of Man and currently teaches ICT in a secondary school in London. He compiles screencasts for Psdtuts+!
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    Digital Smoke in Photoshop - Screencast15
    In this tutorial we are going to show you how to easily create digital abstract smoke using both Illustrator and Photoshop. One of the best things about this technique is that it’s very customizable and you can do it pretty quickly - FabioRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    3D Web Design Effect in Photoshop14
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    In this tutorial I will show you some very easy techniques, using gradients and layer styles, that we can use to produce nice subtle 3D effects in our web designs - FabioRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Gold Text in Photoshop - Screencast16
    Photoshop is great for embellishing display text with little effects. When you add layer styles into the equation, you have the added benefit of the styles being easily transferrable. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Super Fast and Easy Facial Retouching in Photoshop18
    In this tutorial I will show you how to repair some image noise from a low quality shot and I will show you an extremely quick and easy way to smooth out a person's face. The woman in this shot is not a model and she has a lot of character so we don't want to over do it with the smoothing. We will make it look real and natural - Kyle PeroRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Vector Composite Effect from a Photo in Photoshop - Screencast17
    This tutorial will demonstrate how to take an image, in this case a woman's face, and give the appearance that it is entirely composed of vector shapes. Along the way, we'll use some fairly basic techniques, including clipping masks and displacement maps, to achieve a unique effect! - Bill Labus.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Dynamic Lighting in Photoshop20
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    In this tutorial I will show you how to spice up a fairly dull and flat photograph. It’s very easy and fast! From flat photo to uniquely lighted style.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Plastic Text in Photoshop19
    Photoshop is great for embellishing display text with little effects. When you add layer styles into the equation, you have the added benefit of the styles being easily transferrable.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Wavy Blackberry Style Wallpaper Design - Screencast23
    In this tutorial I will show you how to create an abstract background image using Photoshop only. The design has a cool wavy pattern with interesting lighting effects, like the Blackberry 9000 wallpaper. This is a tutorial you can sit down and complete in less than an hour, let’s get started.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quickly Build an Abstract Background of Colored Bars - Screencast200
    "Oftentimes there’s a need for a quick but unique design. In this tutorial, I’ll be showing you a short but attractive way to create a graphic for backgrounds, wallpapers, greeting cards, designs, and all that other good stuff. You will learn a simple Photoshop trick that you can easily manipulate for your daily needs." JonathanRead More…