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Photoshop 7.0 Tutorials
Tutorials by John Woods
About the Author
John Woods is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop 7.0. He created these tutorials to help some people internally at Kodak, and has made them freely available to the Photoshop community here.

More by John Woods:
Page 1 (CS)
• Page 2 (7.0)
Page 3 (Elements/6.0)
Page 4 (6.0)
Page 5 (6.0/5.5)
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Photoshop 7.0 Tutorials

Soft Focus Filter
Mimic the effect of a soft focus lens filter in Photoshop 7.0. [PDF 1,761 KB]

A Quick Vignette
Use this quick vignette effect to tone down the background and make the model the center of attention. [PDF 3,497 KB]

Backlit Text - 27 Pages
Create backlit text with a perspective reflection in Photoshop 7. [PDF 3,827 KB]

Glamour Portrait - 35 Pages
Use the Healing Brush and Gaussian Blur filter to improve a glamour portrait in Photoshop 7. [PDF 7,058 KB]

Glass Sphere - 36 Pages
Use lens flare, polar coordinates, gaussian blur, and a few other tricks to create a shiny glass sphere. [PDF 5,049 KB]

Glass Text Effect - 10 Pages
Create a see-through glassy text effect with layer styles in Photoshop 7. [PDF 2,664 KB] [download practice image here]

Gold Bevel Text - 34 Pages
Create a gold beveled text effect with layer styles. [PDF 6,392 KB] [download practice image here]

Metal Mesh - 35 Pages
Create a metal mesh screen pattern with a rust effect using patterns and layer styles. [PDF 5,607 KB]

Mirrorred Image Ball - 18 Pages
Turn a glass sphere into a mirrored disco ball. Requires the sphere image created in the Glass Sphere tutorial. [PDF 2,890 KB]

Neon Text - 33 Pages
Create a glowing neon text effect based on a real neon sign. [PDF 4,994 KB]

Neon Glow - 13 Pages
Build a neon text glow using layer styles. [PDF 1,716 KB] You will need the layer style used in this tutorial. Right click on the file name to save it to your computer: [Neon_Styles.asl]

Patch Tool - 32 Pages
Correct a color cast and use the patch tool to remove blemishes and artifacts from a portrait. [PDF 6,435 KB]

Split ND Filter Effect - 31 Pages
Enhance a beach sunset scene using the crop tool, masks, and adjustment layers. [PDF 4,032 KB]

Starburst Text - 36 Pages
Create a glowing text explosion with radial blur, gradients, and layer styles. [PDF 5,298 KB]

Steel Text Effect - 36 Pages
Create a sign or logo with a beveled steel text effect. [PDF 6,299 KB]

More PDF Tutorials by John Woods
Page 1 (CS)
• Page 2 (7.0)
Page 3 (Elements/6.0)
Page 4 (6.0)
Page 5 (6.0/5.5)

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