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Notice to All Creative Tablet Readers: The Creative Tablet is now running on an HTTPS url. Why? Too many hackers trying to disrupt WordPress blogs. The HTTPS keeps the blog safe and secure, so if you see (Explorer Browser users) a warning it is just to let you know the site is secure. You will see the warning window only …

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Image Formats for Designers

Image Formats for Designers. Vectors – Images that can be reduced and enlarged and still maintain the same resolution. These can be made in Adobe Illustrator. Rasters – These are fixed proportions that when enlarged and reduced (or visa versa) will loose their original resolutions. For more details on Raster and Vectors look for the post on Raster Vs Vector in PS …

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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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Layer Blending in Photoshop Made Easy

If you like the look that blending layers creates you should watch this video. Mark shows you how to use blend modes to create some fantastic images and if you are just learning it will be great for you. I like the many blending options to help create some awesome images. If you have worked with layer blending you are …

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How-To Spaghetti Western Animation

  How-To Spaghetti Western Animation. Magnus and Peter from Tumblehead created this great animation video I found called “Rob ‘n Ron” and thought you would want to see it to get some ideas for making your own great creation. Inspiration always bring great results. At least that is what I have found. I posted the original and 2 others that show how they made the …

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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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Animation Artists Alert: Disney’s Frozen Movie Clips

Animation Artists Alert: Disney’s Frozen Movie Clips Did you like the movie Frozen? I loved the art and animation of course. The videos below will give you an inside look at parts of the movies development and parts that were almost deleted. Peter Del Vecho (Producer) explains what happens during production. See how Wayne Unton (Animation Supervisor) explains the how’s …

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