Photoshop & Illustrator

Extraordinary Planet of The Apes Design

Extraordinary Planet of The Apes Design. I just got this from Adobe Inspire magazine and I am still wondering how much time it took to make this image. With all the pen strokes and lines I am confused looking at it, but the final results are extraordinary. Orlando says he used only vector points, shapes and linear gradients to make this …

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5 Critical Techniques for Seamless PS Composites

Found this article by Bret Malley and felt it was helpful when creating composites to know this information. 5 Critical Techniques for Seamless PS Composites Compositing in Photoshop can be nothing less than pure digital fun—especially when you have the right tools and techniques to use. I personally find compositing addictive, much like a good book or computer game, but …

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New Composite Blending Video Series

New Composite Blending Video Series. This is a series of videos that will help you conquer the challenges of composite blending. Everyone knows how difficult if can be to blend photos. You need to know about lighting, shadows, depth-of field and so much more. George will show you how to get through those challenges…so pay attention and have fun learning. This …

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Blender Versus Maya Supremacy

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Blender Versus Maya Supremacy. There have been a lot of questions about the differences between Blender and Maya. Well…I can’t answer the questions because I only work with PS, Adobe Suite, Poser and Corel Painter. I am still learning Poser and Painter, so it would be difficult to pick-up another program. But, since I like helping artists and designers learn new …

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Alert: Corel Painter Mobile App Contest

Alert: Corel Painter Mobile App Contest I love contests and I am sure you do also. Corel is having a contest with the Painter Mobile Android app and you can win some great prizes. Never tried their mobile app, but I do have PS app and I like the way I can alter photos and make other changes. Anyway back …

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Corel Painter Essentials and Wacom Tablet

Corel Painter Essentials and Wacom Tablet I found this video on Corel Painter Essentials and thought it might be similar to Painter 12, but it’s not. So, I figured someone out there must have Essentials and instead of passing it by – here is the video. I watched it and it is a beginner’s lesson on using the program with a …

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Tips For Masking In Photoshop

Tips For Masking in Photoshop Do you use Quickmask? Perhaps you should consider using it when you do your masking. I use it because it makes masking a lot easier. Michael will show you how it’s done. Sit back, relax, learn and enjoy. I have learned that watching videos is extremely helpful when learning something new. It makes the process …

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Restoring a Heavily Damaged Photo in PS

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Restoring a Heavily Damaged Photo in PS. I have seen many photos that were damaged due to improper storage. I found this original image on-line and decided to attempt my own restoration to see if I could do a decent job, before I found the video below on-line. Here is my restoration attempt: Here is the video: Please let me …

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Video Editing in Photoshop…Really?

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Video Editing in Photoshop…Really? Yes. Are you a photographer struggling with video? Is the learning curve in Premiere Pro too high? Personally I think it is. Well, my friends at Kelby One (formerly NAPP) – Scott and RC have just put together this video on how to use Photoshop to edit videos. Being a member of Kelby One I am always …

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