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7 Great Creative Photoshop Plugins

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7 Great Creative Photoshop Plugins These plugins will help with the design end of Photoshop and make a lot of chores much easier. We have tried them and had an issue with the NKS55 loading it through the Adobe Extension Manager CS6. After giving error messages we found it loaded and not a problem, so if you do get an …

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New Ask John Podcast

New Ask John Radio Podcast We have a new radio podcasting section titled Ask John. Here is where you can ask questions about advertising, marketing, freelancing, design, consultation and business. Are you starting a new freelancing business? Have an existing business and have questions? Now you can Ask John privately and he will send you an email response. The questions …

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5 Fantastic Hacks for Designers

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5 Fantastic Hacks for Designers We have found some new sites that can greatly add to your design business. Each one was tried and they all are promising depending on your needs. And best of all they are free. Give them a try and please let us know what you think. 1. Office Hours This is a great resource if …

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Discover Our Podcasts That Will Help Your Freelance Growth

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Discover Our Podcasts The Creative Tablet is preparing a series of radio podcasts that will focus on creativity, business of freelancing and advertising and marketing. These podcasts will help you grow your creativity and freelance business. Also…we are looking for artists and designer’s who would like to be interviewed (via Skype) to be podcasted on our site and iTunes. If …

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Creative Tablet New Website Header

Creative Tablet New Website Header We have created a new header for The Creative Tablet that coincides with some new services we will be providing in the coming months. Sign up for our newsletter to stay updated so you won’t miss any of the information. Please let us know what you think of the header’s design. The Creative Tablet

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Creative Tablet Interview with Christian Musselman

Creative Tablet Interview with Christian Musselman I found Christian Musselman’s Illustrator work very exciting and with a lot of detail of architectural elements combined with great color combinations makes his work unique. His reason for architectural elements is to “spark a new awareness of the hidden and undetectable ornamentation” TCT. What got you started in illustration? CM:  Coloring Books. As …

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Hue & Saturation Boosting in Photoshop

Hue & Saturation Boosting in Photoshop I have an image I purchased from Dollar Photo Club that I wanted to try to see what happens when you try to boost a specific color in Photoshop. This is not the same as using the hue and saturation to alter the whole image. Here we are focusing on specific colors. You can …

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Unbelievable Disney Recycling Video

Unbelievable Disney Recycling Video Everyone loves the Disney movies such as Snow White, Peter Pan and the list goes on, but did you know that the scenes in some of them have actually been recycled?  Yep. Recycled. Disney explained that it had to do with cost savings and that makes sense. Everyone wants to save costs. Now I know why …

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Don’t Create a Sorceress Without Seeing This Video

Don’t Create a Sorceress Without Seeing This Video I have seen a lot of illustrations of Sorceress and many are very good, but it seems that Shilin Huang has got it down to a science (an artistic science).  At least that is my opinion…what’s yours? She works in Photoshop on her Wacom Cintique and walks you through her process of …

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