February 20th, 2008
I guess “Creating a Realistic Water Effect” is one of the most difficult task with Photoshop.
Probably many people are struggling with that…
Here is the list of Creative Photoshop Tutorials dealing with water.
In this Photoshop photo effects tutorial, we’re going to learn how to easily add a realistic water reflection to any photo. It’s a very easy effect to create and you can add it to any photo you like, although it tends to work best with images that don’t already contain water in them.
Creating a realistic water surface in Photoshop is quite a challenge because it is the distorted reflection of the surroundings that makes the water look liquid. The displace filter is an excellent tool for making this distortion.
This tutorial will show you how to create awesome underwater scenery in Photoshop. Through this tutorial, we will cover the use of channels as well as cool filters such as chrome and radial blur. Make sure to download the PSD file at the bottom of the page for reference.
Learn how to make realistic alien-looking water with this photoshop tutorial
Tutorials on creating metal type abound online, as do variations on simple liquid effects. Most are fairly short, offering a good foundation for the reader on how certain effects are achieved but fail to take that extra step (or few steps) to make the piece really shine. Once you have an idea of how different techniques fit together in a piece, it is fairly easy to combine, say, the process to create metal and the process to create liquid to create something that exists in both sides of the FX map.
Start by opening an image of a tap. We’ll create water flowing from the tap.
A photoshop tutorial that explains how to create a water drop
A couple of days ago while I was reading a magazine I saw a pretty cool soda ad where they used a lot of water drops in its design. It was excellent and I thought that I could create the same effect in Photoshop using the layer styles.