Monthly Archives: August 2011

Photoshop Blog – Depth

Good day to you all,

My name is Christopher DeGraw and I will be posting helpful hints and cool things about Photoshop that you might not have known about otherwise.  Today is my first post for this.  Today I am going to talk about depth.  This is something I get asked about a lot.  “How do you create so much depth on your wallpapers?” Well, there are several techniques used to create/add depth in your image.  I use this mostly when dealing with my sports graphics but it can also work with other types of designs.

One way to help create/add depth to your image is to make multiple layers of the same image, for instance in my Roy Helu wallpaper on the homepage I made three layers of Helu.  After copying the layers I took the first copy and made it into a black & white image.  Now you can adjust the way the black & white image looks in the settings for making it black & white.   Read the rest of this entry