Maybe we’ve stood in too many steamy subway stations. Maybe we’ve had too many air conditioners drip stuff on our heads. Or, maybe it’s just plain hot here in NYC. 

Whatever the reason, all of us here have been in full-fantasy mode, day-dreaming of places we’d rather be. Through the magic of Photoshop, and our brilliant graphic designer Cristin, we’re able to make these fantasies come to life. 

Ladies and gents, we proudly present a peek into the minds of our whole team here at Bigstock. Happy Friday!

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Photoshop Basics: How to Make a Really Funny Cat Meme

We like memes, obviously. If you do too, and you want to make an internet meme that wildly spreads across the web, makes you really popular with your friends, and launches you into a professional career as a famous memer, check out this tutorial!  Not only will you learn some very basic uses of photoshop, but you’ll also learn how to make the best kind of meme: a cat meme.

What you’ll need to complete this tutorial:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • A huge sense of humor along, with some helpful joke making tips like this.
  • A Bigstock account

1. Download a hilarious cat image from Bigstock. For this tutorial, download this extremely funny image, titled “two friends kittens dancing and speaking”. Download the small size.

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Compositing Images, Part 2

Part 2 in a series of Photoshop tutorials by Art Director and founder of Pureworks, Victoria Jordan. In case you missed the first tutorial in the series, click here for a quick refresher. In the first tutorial we added some shiny red lips to an existing stock image of a woman’s face. For this next…

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Placing Photos into Round 3D Surfaces

A Photoshop tutorial by Art Director and founder of Pureworks, Victoria Jordan. In this tutorial, we’ll focus on superimposing images onto a more complex 3D objects.  Last time we put images onto flat surfaces. This time, we’ll put images onto round objects, which is a little trickier. First, I’ll pick my round object. I’m going…

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How to Place Images Onto 3D Objects

A Photoshop tutorial by Art Director and founder of Pureworks, Victoria Jordan. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to superimpose images onto 3D objects in Photoshop. I picked a cube as our simple 3D object, and 3 spring-themed Bigstock photos to go on the sides. I’m going to copy and paste a square section…

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Mastering the Pen tool in Photoshop

Mastering the Pen Tool in PhotoshopBy Karl Rosencrants, Bigstock Contributor Photoshop is known for its pixel editing capabilities, but that isn’t all it can do. It also has the ability to create and work with vector art. Working with vectors has advantages: It can help you create crisp graphics with great precision. Photoshop’s main vector…

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