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Photoshop Tutorial: Improve Portraits of your Friends… Improve Computer Performance: Delete Cookies, Restart Browser.

April 19, 2018

How to make everyone look better in Potatoshop. Resample image Height=106% Width=94%. Suddenly, Everyone got Taller and Thinner! It’s a Magic Trick. Do not tell your friends THAT it was done.  In order for this to really work, they must remain unaware.

They Just Think, Hey I look good!

Works in almost every photo image processing program.

Try blurring the cheeks and forehead on your friend’s faces.  Instantly Younger…

Eat Girl Scout Cookies – Delete Computer Cookies.

Internet Troubles? Fix Edge-Chat-Error… Delete Cookies, Restart Browser. Save Passwords but delete all unneeded files.  Fixes a LOT of problems… Why does Facebook store Thousands of thumbnails on my computer? Could I simply decline to store that useless information, supposed to fire my imagination… Adobe Flash gives control of that option.

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She said: “I question my beliefs. Do You?”

He said: “Sure, I Also question your beliefs… Duh”

She said: “What I meant was… Do you question your OWN beliefs. ”


Gregvan Tutorials Image Manipulation

May 10, 2011
Create a Winged Heart from any Picture. Or a HEART. Photoshop.

Create a Rainbow Squiral using Photoshop Actions.

Make people look more beautiful: Really!

Letters in a circle: Handy for making Buttons with words.

Photoshop Tutorial: Winged Hearts from any picture.

February 6, 2010
Sunset over the Mall in Eureka, California

example of mathematical Winged Heart

The winged heart shape is created in Photoshop by using EDIT-TRANSFORM: PERSPECTIVE: and then moving the lower corner all the way to the opposite lower corner creating two pyramid shapes… one right side up, the other upside down… then… FILTER- DISTORT- POLAR COORDINATES- RECTANGULAR TO POLAR… then…  LAYER- STYLE- INNER BEVEL…

To get a heart shape without the wings… when you are doing the perspective transform, bring the lower corner to the center of the picture at the bottom… Have Fun!

Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Rainbow Squiral using Actions.

October 13, 2009
rainbow squiral

AFTER: rainbow squiral

BEFORE: Redwood Forest in Eureka, CA

BEFORE: Redwood Forest in Eureka, CA

Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Rainbow Squiral using Actions.

Window:Actions allows you to memorize series of commands to be played back later. In this example we will play back an action 42 times.

Open a SQUARE image. Like this Redwood Forest… 1536px by 1536px
Layer: Duplicate layer: OK
Edit: Free Transform: 90 percent both vertical and horizontal: click check mark…
Layer: Layer Style: Outer Glow:
select from the drop down box Structure: a rainbow gradient,
drop down box Elements: Technique: select precise,
set size to 79…OK

(size is related to picture size-try different numbers)

Layer Style Photoshop

Layer Style Photoshop

Now we have a rainbow edged layer…

Rainbow Edged Forest Layer...

Rainbow Edged Forest Layer...

Click on Window:Actions to open the menu.
Click on the three tiny lines in the upper right hand corner.

actions menu

actions menu

Click on NEW ACTION from the drop down box…

Give it a name and click on RECORD button.

new action

new action

{record all these mouse clicks to be played back later…}
Layer: Duplicate layer: OK
Edit: Transform: Rotate:
92 percent both ways, -12 degrees, click on the check mark…
Image: Adjustment: Hue/Saturation: -25 hue, OK
Filter: Blur: Blur

Stop recording by clicking on the square at the bottom of the Actions Menu.



Click on the name you gave your action in the list of all possible actions…
Play that action again by clicking on the triangle at the bottom of the actions menu…

rainbow forest after a couple of rotations...

rainbow forest after a couple of rotations...

play that action about 42 times… YES, 42 times!

Layer: Flatten Image
File: Save for Web and Devices, SAVE, give it a name, SAVE

This is a Archimedes Spiral. Not a Fibonacci Spiral… that one is interesting too!

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