Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Date Created: June 29th 2006
Last Updated: Arpil 29th 2013
Adobe Photoshop is more than an image editor - few applications have a following as large as Photoshop and a dedication beyond platforms. Photoshop has spawned a whole new industry of plug-ins - its popularity can be gauged from the fact that its plug-in architecture is an industry standard that is also used by competing applications.
AirBrush is an Adobe Photoshop compatible plug-in that creates an airbrush-style drawing from any photograph. AKVIS AirBrush works as an artistic filter creating stylish colorful airbrush designs from images using its preset or tweaked algorithms to cause a photo to painting conversion.
Indezine has several Photoshop/PowerPoint tutorials:
Create PowerPoint backgrounds with Photoshop's Reticulation filter.
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Adobe's Photoshop page is a gateway to tips, techniques and tutorials.
Planet Photoshop is a resource of anything to do with Photoshop.
Absolute Cross has several well written Photoshop tutorials.
Hands On has among the best Photoshop tutorials online.
dpmac.com is producing a free daily on-line seminar/tutorial series on Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop CS2 for the months of May, June and July 2006. After that date the contents of this on-line series will be compiled and rewritten into a DVD based eBook.
Cooltype - a significant Photoshop resource is now available at the WebDeveloper.com site.
Good-tutorials has links to over 10000 Photoshop tutorials.
Laurie McCanna's site has several Photoshop tutorials.
Photoshop Stuff has tutorials for professionals and beginners. Also,download free Photoshop stuff.
Andrei Doubrovski, a professional photographic restoration artist and technician, has released As Simple As Photoshop, a study at home course for Adobe Photoshop users.
Photoshop Elements User is a dedicated site for sharing tips and learning about Photoshop Elements, download video tutorials, images and samples.
Tutorial Collection has a directory of over 2,500 Photoshop, Flash, and 3DS Max tutorials.
The Photoshop Web Tips Database is an old resource to search for specific Photoshop tutorials - it's not probably updated though.
Artlandia SymmetryShop automates the creation of textile, wallpaper, and other surface designs in Photoshop.
Digital Anarchy makes several best-selling plug-ins for Photoshop.
Extensis has a range of productive plug-ins including Photo Tools, MaskPro, Intellihance, PhotoFrame, etc.
Alien Skin is the creator of the popular EyeCandy and Xenofex plug-ins.
Ulead has a range of Photoshop plug-ins including ArtTexture, Particle and FantasyWarp.
Xaos Tools creates a range of plug-ins including Paint Alchemy, Terrazzo, TypeCaster and Segmation.
Flaming Pear has a comprehensive range of plug-ins including Super BladePro, Flood and Lunar Cell.
Andromeda offers various plug-ins including Cutline, Velocipraptor, LensDoc and their Photography, Screens and 3D filters.
AutoFX creates Typographic Edges, Photographic Edges, AutoEye, Patterns, Frames, Webvise Totality and more.
Right Hemisphere creates Deep Paint - natural media artistic effects within Photoshop.
From the Human Software stable come Squizz, OttoPaths, Testissimo, AutoMask, etc.
Plugin Galaxy is a set of 21 special effect plug-ins.
Power Retouche supplies quality Photoshop plugins for photo editing and restoration.
Adobe Studio has a veritable treasure trove of Photoshop actions.
ScreamDesign has free Photoshop actions available for download.
Chez Plumeau has a search engine for Photoshop brushes.
Brushes.net.tc has links to tons of free Photoshop brushes.
Laurie McCannas shows you how to create your own Photoshop brushes.
Ritual Myth has a Photoshop brushes library.
About.com has a selection of Photoshop brushes.
Fringewood has a selection of Photoshop brushes, gradients, level and curve presets, colour CLUTs, convolution kernels, etc.
Plugin Manager from I.C.Net allows you to selectively activate your plug-ins and filters.
Plugin Commander facilitates the management of your plug-in collection quickly and easily.
Adobe Acrobat lets you print your Photoshop files into Adobe's PDF format.
Scan Calculator is a free program that helps you decide your scan resolutions.
The Google Groups archive is a treasure trove of searchable information posted across a huge number of newsgroups.
Adobe maintains its own newsgroups for most of its applications including Photoshop - although posting access is available only to registered members.
On the Usenet, you can check out the alt.graphics.photoshop newsgroup.
There are also a few Photoshop dedicated mailing lists - you can find details though a search at Topica.com