Video Tutorial: Create a Realistic Drop Shadow in Photoshop CS6

Photoshop CS6 Drop Shadow

Drop shadows can be more than a one-touch filter in Photoshop

Okay, I know what you’re thinking… “Why on Earth would I sit through a 20 minute tutorial just to put in a drop-shadow using a Photoshop filter? Well, maybe you don’t need to, but if you want to start calling yourself a legit, Digital Media Artist, then it wouldn’t hurt to start pushing yourself to organically create the effects you want, and stop relying on the built-in, Photoshop one-touch solutions. Besides, some of the techniques shown here will also be useful in creating other visual effects down the road, so take a moment to sharpen the stone!

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