It is already time for the second article of this issue; learn to do all with the elements. One week ago, I started it with an article dedicated to Fire (please, refer to this page) and today, I continue it selecting 10 amazing tutorials to create water using Photoshop. You can get multiple effects of water like splash, ice, underwater, etc…Google Search on this theme will retrieve plenty of results.
This tutorial makes the use of putting together an image of a girl, taking out the hair and using watercolor brushes to replace the hair. The watercolor brushes have different colors. It is a nice and simple tutorial.
This tutorial gives a normal photo a watercolor effect, by means of layer masking through a paper texture, in which watercolor brushes are used as well. This is a great tutorial and perfect for vintage designs.
This is a fantastic vintage watercolor tutorial you can use. It simply makes the use of a normal portrait of a person, and with layer techniques, masking, blending modes and textures, you will get this beautiful abstract watercolor wallpaper.
This tutorial makes use of various references and ideas to complete the creative typography design, such as nature elements, floral designs, birds, and of course, the watercolor design. You can use this tutorial if you are designing a blog or website header.
This is a nice watercolor Photoshop tutorial that is also similar to a tutorial mentioned above, in which layer masking is also used, along with watercolor brushes, and applying Dry Brush effect on the original photo.
This tutorial makes the use of watercolor brushes and layer blending over a crane image. The process is relatively simple but the results are also great, as it also makes the use of textured paper blended with the watercolor and crane layers.
This matte effect on a parrot picture is a superb way of making watercolor effects in Photoshop. It not only uses stock photos for the paint drips but also some easy brushing techniques to simulate a realistic and sharp watercolor effect.
This tutorial is yet another creative watercolor brush effect tutorial you can do on Photoshop. It makes the use of a normal photo, adding in some watercolor brushes, textures and newspaper images manipulated and treated with brush and eraser techniques to form the image.
Here is a nice and unique tutorial that makes use of Photoshop’s Art History Brush (AHB) tool to paint over a picture and give it a watercolor effect. The AHB is just adjusted depending on how the picture looks like.
10. Watercolor Text
This typography tutorial makes the use of watercolor-style brushing techniques to create a vintage effect on the text. Background effects can use this technique as well.