Tools that Improve your creativity in Photoshop – A creative composition

Tools to improve your creativity in Photoshop by using scans, textures, photos and text to conceptualize a composition. A letter from Florence is a creative Photoshop idea using a collection of original images from Florence, Italy. The tutorial covers ways to use the pen tool, to experiment with blend modes, expose yourself to the Displace filter, and use short cuts among other techniques.

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24 Responses to Tools that Improve your creativity in Photoshop – A creative composition

  1. basak February 6, 2009 at 11:35 pm #

    I really appreciate the tutorial, and how this letter become something amazing with textures and blending modes! thanks for sharing and teaching.

  2. Sezgin YILMAZ February 8, 2009 at 1:31 am #

    Man i totally loved the idea.. also this pop-up ballons are very helpful.

  3. Massis February 13, 2009 at 9:07 am #

    What a wonderful lesson. It was amazing. Thank you so much for the great help. Massis Voskanian

  4. Branden February 13, 2009 at 4:27 pm #

    You do very well at teaching tutorials 🙂 I hope to see more in the future! 😀 You should submit stuff to PSDTUTS.com some time if you haven’t already. It may help drive some more traffic to your site.

  5. vu tran February 13, 2009 at 9:27 pm #

    this is an awesome tutorial. I learned so much in this one like pattern overlay and how layers work when moving them around. Cool. I also like the Shift + technique. Pretty Cool. Thank you very much.

  6. lilibunch February 14, 2009 at 4:43 am #

    gracias 🙂 muy bello

  7. KalastroMakeinz February 16, 2009 at 11:34 pm #

    Nice tuts m8 keep going nice idea with video tutz

  8. Christophe February 21, 2009 at 10:44 am #

    Very good idea! I love this, I made it with my own photos and letter! It’s very beautiful!
    Thanks!

  9. Jame February 25, 2009 at 5:55 am #

    The tutorial is so detailed…ha, It’s very perfect!

  10. DAZELEW March 2, 2009 at 6:49 am #

    This is awesome, the concept is brilliant and your instructing and informative skills are on point. I ENJOYED IT and i learned new some things.

  11. Marcio Ferreira March 5, 2009 at 3:58 pm #

    You is the best !!!

  12. Lisa March 18, 2009 at 6:44 am #

    Thank you for such an amazing and easy to follow tutorial! I’ve learnt so much from just one tutorial so far. Awesome job! Keep up the great work!

  13. Dorina March 18, 2009 at 2:13 pm #

    Wonderful tutorial! I was really lousy with the pen tool and had never heard of displacement. Thanks, and keep it up!

  14. elinka March 22, 2009 at 12:42 am #

    i lOVee it =]

  15. Victor March 31, 2009 at 9:15 pm #

    Awesome! Extraordinary tutorial! This “A letter from Florence” it’s so beautiful, it’s so romantic, it’s amazing! Please continue to do more, like this kind of image! Help us to understand better the potential of Photoshop and please make us dream more and more with this kind of pictures!

  16. photo retouching May 11, 2009 at 12:32 pm #

    Nice result, nice page full of tips and tricks. Thanks.

  17. thecastex May 11, 2009 at 8:41 pm #

    Damn that is great…

  18. May Chan June 9, 2009 at 5:14 am #

    I agree, you are a great teacher! I took lesson many years ago and forgot how to use the pen tool, and you teaching skill is excellent. Thanks for sharing!

  19. Sandy LoFaro July 11, 2009 at 7:16 pm #

    What a great tutorial. The learning experience was terrific. I would love to see more tutorials by this person. Please keep them coming. He is a terrific teacher.

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