Glowing Illustrations

Photo credit: Angel Ganev via Bored Panda

Bulgarian artist Angel Ganev doesn’t rely on Photoshop,or similar software, to create these awesome glowing illustrations, but rather pencils as well as lighting techniques. “Each picture is coupled with a unique mood, wherein the glow becomes a feeling of a warm autumn evening with a cup of tea in one portrait, and a cool metallic touch of magic in another,” said “Hidreley” of Bored Panda. Continue reading for more.

Adobe MovingStills

Today at the Adobe MAX 2018 conference, Adobe introduced MovingStills for the Creative Cloud, a feature that lets you essentially transform still photographs into cinematic sequences. It uses artificial intelligence to create a parallax based on the photo’s data, which is turned into a video shot with a moving camera. Continue reading for the full tech demo video and more information.

Adobe Photoshop iPad

Adobe announced Photoshop CC for the iPad at its annual Adobe MAX conference, offering a full Photoshop experience for your mobile device. “We’re completely rethinking the user experience for a modern touch device. You’ll find it familiar, but also adapted in smart ways for the device. We’ve designed Photoshop on iPad with natural touch gestures in mind to speed up workflow. No exporting, importing, converting to different formats, or fixing whatever didn’t properly convert. It all just seamlessly works” said Adobe. Continue reading for a hands-on video preview and more information.

Real-Life Homer Simpson

Photo credit: Miguel Vasquez via Bored Panda

Digital artist and 3D illustrator Miguel Vasquez has made a name for himself on Instagram, but not in the way you may think. He specializes in creating realistic versions of popular cartoon characters, like Homer Simpson, and as you can see, the results aren’t very pretty. Others include: SpongeBob, Luigi, Patrick Star, and more. Continue reading to see more of his popular works.

Grandma Japan Funny Photos

Photo credit: Kimiko Nishimoto

Kimiko Nishimoto, a 90-year-old grandmother from Japan, has not been a photographer all her life, but recently picked up that hobby, along with Photoshop, and these photo manipulations are the result. In addition to becoming a social media star, this past December, she was honored in Tokyo with a gallery exhibiting her most popular works. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Colorized Monet

Photo credit: Marina Amaral via Bored Panda

For those who don’t already know, Oscar-Claude Monet was a French painter, a founder of French Impressionist painting and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein air landscape painting. Unfortunately, color photography was not widely used during that time, but thanks to the power of modern software, at least one of his portraits has been given new life. Continue reading for more colorized historical photos.

Photoshop Troll Strikes

Photo credit: James Fridman via Bored Panda

James Fridman, better known as the “Photoshop Troll” on social media, is back yet again, with another round of requests. First up, we have one user who just wanted “bigger arms,” but instead was transformed into a gorilla-like creature, rather than just have his biceps / shoulders enlarged. Others include: wanting to be a real super hero, polishing up a picture, and lost more. Continue reading to see the highlights.

Dad Photoshop Baby

Photo credit: Stephen Crowley

Graphic designer and dad Stephen Crowley wanted to scare his relatives, but with a Photoshop twist. So, he decided to put his then 18-month-old daughter Hannah into ‘marginally dangerous situations’, and the images have gone viral on social media. This idea came about because Hannah was born with a very rare immune disorder called HLH, spending 6-months (4-months to 10-months) in the hospital for chemo therapy and a life-saving bone marrow transplant. The social media fame has enabled him to raise awareness about this disorder. Continue reading for more pictures.

Elvis Presley Today

Photo credit: Sachs Media | Phojoe via Bored Panda

Thanks to advances in photo age progression software and the skill of digital artists, Sachs Media Group has put together a series showing how many well-known late celebrities would look if they were alive today. Starting off we have Elvis Presley, a pioneer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country music and rhythm and blues. With a series of successful network television appearances and chart-topping records, he became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll. Continue reading for more.

Moon Photo Manipulation

Photo credit: Justin Peters via Peta Pixel

Justin Peters, a 22-year-old self-taught digital artist, blends reality with fantasy in his surreal photo manipulations series, starting with the moon melting into Yosemite’s Horsetail Fall. “Everything you can imagine is real’ by Pablo Picasso is a quote I live by especially when creating my work, which is inspired by the world around me and surreal painters,. I hope that when people experience my work, they discover a new and different world, which they can dive into to prove that everything is possible when you open your mind,” Peters told PetaPixel. Continue reading to see more.