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Saturday, November 30, 2013

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Create an Indoor Panorama

In this quick tip tutorial, we will show you how to use Photoshop's automated features to combine several photos to create a seamless panoramic photo of a room. In the process, we will show you how to use several Photoshop tools including Auto-Align, Auto-Blend Layers, Geometric Distortion Correction, as well as Adaptive Wide Angle.

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Create an Indoor Panorama


#Photoshop: How to make custom paint effects in Photoshop, part 2

With the image still selected click on the ‘paint’ layer and add a layer mask, your selection will automatically be added as the mask. You can delete the ‘background copy’ layer now. Select the lay...

#Photoshop: How to make custom paint effects in Photoshop, part 2

#Musicproduction: #Massive: Make Bigger and Better Wobbles With Layering

Mono is your friend. If you can, make some sounds mono and some stereo to create a more balanced stereo field. Some people may say wobbles are played out, I would only half agree. I think the music...

#Musicproduction: #Massive: Make Bigger and Better Wobbles With Layering


#Musicproduction: How to Pitch Bend an NI #Massive Trap Synth Up and Down Automatically

With the recent rebirth of excitement in southern hip-hop, we’ve been receiving a lot of requests for NI Massive trap synth tutorials. This tutorial shows you how to make one of the more popular types, with the added bonus of a secondary pitch bend, which many artists are now using!

#Musicproduction: How to Pitch Bend an NI #Massive Trap Synth Up and Down Automatically

#Photography: Tips to Reduce Image Noise in Photography

Do you want to know the 5 tips to successfully reduce noise in images? These 5 tips will show you how you can easily and successfully reduce noise from camera techniques to post-processing in Photo...

#Photography: Tips to Reduce Image Noise in Photography

#Musicproduction: Formant filter in #Reaktor

Unfortunately, many synths do not contain formant filters, and Reaktor itself does not ship with one either, to my knowledge. I first encountered a formant filter in Thor, which is a part of Reason...

#Musicproduction: Formant filter in #Reaktor

#Photoshop: How to Apply the Satin Setting to Layer Style Effects

Photoshop layer styles are a popular way to add effects, such as drop shadows and strokes, to layers in a non-destructive way. With the right knowledge and experience, any effect can be achieved. T...

#Photoshop: How to Apply the Satin Setting to Layer Style Effects

#Photoshop: How to Match 3D Ground Planes With a Vanishing Point Using Photoshop CS6 Extended

In this tutorial, Steve Caplin will explain how to place a 3D model into a scene and match the perspective of an existing photograph by combining Photoshop's 3D features with the vanishing point filter.

#Photoshop: How to Match 3D Ground Planes With a Vanishing Point Using Photoshop CS6 Extended


#Photography: Do you shoot in the rain or pack up at the first drop?

In line with this week’s photography challenge, weather, I want to do a quick survey to see if you shoot in the rain or not. I get a lot of questions from my students about shooting in the rain (or...

#Photography: Do you shoot in the rain or pack up at the first drop?

#Photoshop: Comprehensive Guide to Working With Video in Photoshop - Animating Text

While Photoshop is well-known as a photo editor, most people probably don't realize that it also includes some powerful video editing features, as well. In this tutorial, we will show you how to us...

#Photoshop: Comprehensive Guide to Working With Video in Photoshop - Animating Text


#Photoshop: What Is Doing Scrubby Zoom in Photoshop CC?

This is one of features which you may never realized but in fact it can be very useful. Scrubby Zoom is introduced couple of versions ago and is available from Options bar with Zoom Tool active. Now what is doing this feature? It allows you to quick zoom in and out just by clicking on...

#Photoshop: What Is Doing Scrubby Zoom in Photoshop CC?

#Photoshop: Generating Image Assets in Adobe Photoshop CC

Chris Converse shows you how to use the generator tool in Adobe Photoshop CC to generate image assets in real time as you work with PSD files.

#Photoshop: Generating Image Assets in Adobe Photoshop CC


#Photoshop: Generating Image Assets in Adobe Photoshop CC

Chris Converse shows you how to use the generator tool in Adobe Photoshop CC to generate image assets in real time as you work with PSD files.

#Photoshop: Generating Image Assets in Adobe Photoshop CC


#Photoshop: Design a Cool Radio Icon in Photoshop

In this tutorial we will show you how to create a detailed radio icon using Photoshop's vector editing capabilities. Let's get started! The following assets were used during the production of this ...

#Photoshop: Design a Cool Radio Icon in Photoshop

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Tutorials > Troubleshooting Common Rendering Errors

In this series of After Effects tutorials we are going to learn how to troubleshoot errors that you encounter when rendering in After Effects. We'll begin by learning some of the easiest ways to fi...

#Filmproduction: Troubleshooting Common Rendering Errors in #AfterEffects Tutorial

Friday, November 29, 2013

#Photography: Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter

How often have you struggled trying to capture a well-exposed portrait in a dimly lit room or hall. All you have is the ambient light and your speedlight. With an understanding of exposure and flas...

#Photography: Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter

#Writing: Prepositional Idioms with *of*

The other day I read a letter supposedly written by a literature professor. It contained what struck me as the unidiomatic use of the preposition to attached to the adjective ignorant. Note: An exp...

#Writing: Prepositional Idioms with *of*

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Selective Shadows Using Photoshop to After Effects

In this tutorial, we’ll combine Photoshop and After Effects to create this shadow-styled animation. Using a non-destructive workflow, we’ll create the design in Photoshop and import it into After E...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Selective Shadows Using Photoshop to After Effects


#Photoshop: Rotate And Straighten Images With The Crop Tool In Photoshop’s Camera Raw

this tutorial by Steve Patterson from Photoshop Essentials you will learn how to rotate and straighten an image using the Crop Tool itself (along with a handy feature found in the Crop Tool’s menu). Final Image Process preview Read full tutorial at Photoshop Essentials…The post Rotate And Straighten Images With The Crop Tool In...


#Photoshop: Rotate And Straighten Images With The Crop Tool In Photoshop’s Camera Raw

#Photoshop: How to Retouch Lips in Photoshop

In this video tutorial from http://www.vibrantshot.com you will learn some tips and tricks for retouching lips in portraits or beauty shots. Note that this is a more advanced tutorial that assumes you have a good working knowledge of Photoshop tools already.

#Photoshop: How to Retouch Lips in Photoshop


Social Media Flirtation - a #poetry

Social Media Flirtation

Hey, excuse me, are you the pretty girl
That had a drink right now?
You wonder how do I know?

#Photoshop: Better Hair Selections With Multiply and Levels in Photoshop

In this video by http://www.glyndewis.com you will learn another great technique for making selections and cutting out fine / fly away hair but this time by using the Multiply Blend Mode and a Levels Adjustment. Final Image Video tutorialThe post Better Hair Selections With Multiply and Levels in Photoshop appeared first on Photoshop Roadmap...

#Photoshop: Better Hair Selections With Multiply and Levels in Photoshop


#Photography: Natural Light Photography Tips

Natural lighting in photos can give off a pure vibe that artificial lighting often has trouble providing for you. There are several techniques you can use when using natural light photography. The ...

#Photography: Natural Light Photography Tips

#Photography: How to Photograph a Smoking Lightbulb

Here’s your cool photo exercise for the day: A smoking light bulb. It’s an awesome experiment for not only the photographer, but also the electrician, the carpenter, and even the physicist in us. L...

#Photography: How to Photograph a Smoking Lightbulb


#Illustrator: Learn Illustrator Vector Art to Create a Cartoon Landscape

In this easy to follow Illustrator artwork tutorial, I will show you how to design a cartoonish style landscape. Using the Illustrator Symbol Library and choosing Nature symbols, it’s easy to drag and drop grass, trees, clouds, rocks, and other objects onto the background. Also I will show you how to use the Flare Tool to create an artistic sun with glowing halos. This tutorial shows you exactly how to drag and drop Illustrator graphics to design an artistic Landscape.

#Illustrator: Learn Illustrator Vector Art to Create a Cartoon Landscape


#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: The New Rigid Mask Tracker in After Effects CC

I like to think of After Effects as an animated version of Photoshop – many of the same general techniques apply: selection, masks, blend modes etc… The primary difference being that the content ch...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: The New Rigid Mask Tracker in After Effects CC


#Photoshop: Use Raw Photography to Create Your Own Artwork

Look at these works to learn and/or get ideas
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Our design challenges are a fun way for you to practice what you have learned here on Psdtuts+. In this month's design challenge, we want you to apply some of the techniques you have learned from o...

#Photoshop: Use Raw Photography to Create Your Own Artwork

#Photoshop: Create a Fantasy City Using Architectural Photographs

Always fascinated when looking at this tutorial
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Because matte painting often involves combining several photos to achieve an end-result, matte paintings can be great practice for anyone who wants to learn how to create photo manipulations. In th...

#Photoshop: Create a Fantasy City Using Architectural Photographs


#Photoshop: Bleach Bypass Effect

Nik Software (now owned by Google) is the developer of a spectacular Photoshop plug-in called Color Efex Pro. When Nik introduced the Bleach Bypass filter to Color Efex a few years ago, it was an overnight sensation. The edgy, bleached look of the filter adds cinematic drama to any photo that benefits from a grungy...

#Photoshop: Bleach Bypass Effect

Thursday, November 28, 2013

#Musicproduction: NI #Massive: The Secrets of Velocity, Keytracking and Trigger Random: Part 3

Use the internal keytracking to modulate an envelope to get a velocity sensitive envelope. I don’t know if you’ve ever played a workstation like a Yamaha Motif or even some cheap Casio workstation,...

#Musicproduction: NI #Massive: The Secrets of Velocity, Keytracking and Trigger Random: Part 3


#Photography: Star Trail Photography Tips

One of the lessons in the Photography Lab series I teach is a lesson on night photography, specifically shooting the stars. There are two essentials to know before going out to shoot stars your fir...

#Photography: Star Trail Photography Tips

#Photoshop: Generating Image Assets in Adobe Photoshop CC

Chris Converse shows you how to use the generator tool in Adobe Photoshop CC to generate image assets in real time as you work with PSD files.

#Photoshop: Generating Image Assets in Adobe Photoshop CC


#Photoshop: Awesome Fantasy Land Photo Manipulation Speed Art

Time lapse video of the creation of an amazing fantasy land landscape photo manipulation in Photoshop

#Photoshop: Awesome Fantasy Land Photo Manipulation Speed Art


#SocialMedia: How to Totally Freak People Out Simply With the Info They Share in Social Media

Every once in a while, it's good to be reminded just how much information we're giving to complete strangers every day, and I'm not talking about the NSA. In the clip below, comedian Jack Vale find...

#SocialMedia: How to Totally Freak People Out Simply With the Info They Share in Social Media


#Writing: Quotation Marks and Punctuation

Several readers have asked about punctuation at the end of a sentence that contains quotation marks. The first question asks me to choose which of the following is correctly punctuated: “I’m awesom...

#Writing: Quotation Marks and Punctuation

#Musicproduction: de la Mancha sets dirty harry #Free [Win|VST]

dirty harry is an unashamedly DIY lofi synth based on the samples of my two homemade, lofi noisemakers, the Atari Punk Console and the BugBrand WOM
dirty harry offers 20 unique waveforms in all their mono/monophonic glory. For extra grit the oscillators can be sync’d or ring modulated. Fidelity can be lowered further still with...

#Musicproduction: de la Mancha sets dirty harry #Free [Win|VST]

#Photoshop Symmetry with the Clone Source Panel

When you use the Clone Source Panel in conjunction with the Clone Stamp Tool in Photoshop, you can make your image literally stand on its head. Use the Clone Source Panel to display, distort, mirror and stretch your clone source to create a more dynamic effect.Read more →The post Photoshop Symmetry with the Clone Source...

Photoshop Symmetry with the Clone Source Panel


#Photoshop: How to apply multiple gradients to a Photoshop layer mask

Its easy to mask part of an image by creating a layer mask and dragging a white to black gradient on the mask. But what if you want to had 2 or more gradients in a single mask? This can be a bit of a head-scratcher. Here's how: 1. Create a new, blank layer mask...

#Photoshop: How to apply multiple gradients to a Photoshop layer mask

#Photography: Portrait Gear Essentials - by dPS eBook author Gina Milicia

What’s the best equipment for taking amazing portraits? I’m often asked what the best equipment is for taking great portraits. Many people assume that a great camera will take great portraits. That...

#Photography: Portrait Gear Essentials - by dPS eBook author Gina Milicia

#Photoshop: How to Save and Edit an Action in Photoshop

Actions may be able to records a complicated series of steps but that doesn't mean that they are complicated to use. In fact, actions are quite easy to use. In this tutorial we will explain how to ...

#Photoshop: How to Save and Edit an Action in Photoshop


#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: You won't believe that everything in this video is a still photograph

A second video with a how to do is included
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Here's the closest thing we have to magic. Make Productions turned still photos from the World Wildlife into a short movie that looks more like a documentary about nature. Using parallax shots, the...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: You won't believe that everything in this video is a still photograph


#Musicproduction: Odo releases Dream 64 v2.1 - #Free VSTi for Windows [Win|VST]

A synthie that reminds me on old Commodore C64 times. Oh, so many years ago.
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Dream 64 is not an sid emulator just a plugin that can recreate sounds that are used in chip-music Its inspired on the SID chip from the old but good commodore c64 Of course with some extra features for the fun.

#Musicproduction: Odo releases Dream 64 v2.1 - #Free VSTi for Windows [Win|VST]

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

#Photography: How to Light Two Surfaces with One Light Source: Portraits

Shooting portraits with hard light is something photographers are generally taught to flee from - Always use softboxes in studio sessions, and only shoot natural light portraits in the morning and evening, or your photographs will look washed out and amateur, they say.
But while shooting portraits with a hard light source can be tricky, it can be...

#Photography: How to Light Two Surfaces with One Light Source: Portraits


#Photography: Polaroid Cameras: A Look at Some of the Most Interesting

Sixty-five years ago, Polaroid’s instant film cameras hit the market, and the world embraced the fun new way of taking pictures with nearly immediate results. The company went on to produce dozens of unconventional camera models, stopping production of analog cameras and instant film in favor of digital models in 2008. Two years later...

#Photography: Polaroid Cameras: A Look at Some of the Most Interesting


#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Create a Geometric Background Effect in Photoshop

Like Illustrator, Photoshop also includes some very powerful vector editing tools. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a geometric background effect for a poster design in Photoshop us...


#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Create a Geometric Background Effect in Photoshop

#Photography: 7 Questions About Soft Light

In the studio there’s two types of light that photographers use to define their subject, hard light and soft light. Both have their place but usually in the studio I use soft light when shooting portraits. Getting the light from your studio flash or speedlite can be done in several ways. You can use one light...

#Photography: 7 Questions About Soft Light


You Know You Love Her - a #poetry

You Know You Love Her

You only need a light when it's burning low
You only know you love her when you let her go
You only miss your home when you're out and down
You only know you need her when you're all alone

#Musicproduction: How to Write Effective Introductions

The introduction is one of the most important parts of a song or composition. It's your moment to grab the listener's attention, make them want to hear more, and set them up for what's to come.

#Musicproduction: How to Write Effective Introductions


#Musicproduction: beatassist.eu updates #free BumBer BassDrum Sampler and Synthesizer to v1.3 [Win|VST]

Bumber is a Synthesizer/Sampler designed for your own BassDrum creations.
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beatassist.eu has updated BumBer BassDrum Sampler and Synthesizer to version 1.3

#Musicproduction: beatassist.eu updates #free BumBer BassDrum Sampler and Synthesizer to v1.3 [Win|VST]

#Musicproduction: OCD DSP releases Virtue Compressor for Windows VST [Win|VST] #Free #download

Scroll down to the download section
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OCD DSP has released Virtue, a free advanced compressor VST effect plug-in for Windows designed for one thing, control.
Virtue features profiled compressor envelopes (FET, OPTO, VCA, etc.), internal sidechain filters, extreme values for creative distortion, one-of-a-kind fader controllers for improved accuracy with mouse or trackball and more.

#Musicproduction: OCD DSP releases Virtue Compressor for Windows VST [Win|VST] #Free #download

#Photography: The True Awkwardness of Posed Party Photos

So you’re scrolling through Facebook and you see one of your friends added 20 new photos from their “epic” party last Saturday. As you look through them, you notice how they all seem to be captured...

#Photography: The True Awkwardness of Posed Party Photos


#Filmproduction: Film Studies For Free: Split Screen Studies

This is a FILMANALYTICAL, REQUIEM // 102 and FILM STUDIES FOR FREE video essay by Catherine Grant. It explores the use of split screens in some early sequences in REQUIEM FOR A DREAM (Darren A...

#Filmproduction: Film Studies For Free: Split Screen Studies


#Photoshop: Understanding the Inner Glow Setting in Photoshop

Photoshop layer styles are a popular way to add effects, such as drop shadows and strokes, to layers in a non-destructive way. With the right knowledge and experience, any effect can be achieved. T...

#Photoshop: Understanding the Inner Glow Setting in Photoshop

#Writing: Main Verbs and Simple Sentences

Many grammatical concepts that U.S. students used to learn in school have slipped into a twilight of things vaguely understood but still sometimes wondered about. Among the most basic concepts that...

#Writing: Main Verbs and Simple Sentences

#Photoshop: 10 Custom Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Be Using

By default, Photoshop comes packed with keyboard shortcuts that you can use to speed up your workflow. What you might not know however is that there are also a lot of commands that do not have keyb...

#Photoshop: 10 Custom Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Be Using


Tuesday, November 26, 2013

#Photoshop: How to Work With Selections More Efficiently

In this episode, Martin will share some useful tips and tricks to help you work with selections more efficiently.

#Photoshop: How to Work With Selections More Efficiently


#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Introducing the Dojo Extruder Script

Here’s a nifty little script I created to automate the creation of ‘pseudo’ 3D extrusion. This script automatically creates multiple copy stacks and layers them on top of each other to achieve extr...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Introducing the Dojo Extruder Script


#Illustrator: Deke’s Techniques 271: Tracing Hand-Drawn Art with Uniform Strokes in Illustrator

I know you think you've heard the story before: artistically talented Photoshop guru shares love of drawing bizarre creatures with equally artistically inclined son. Yes, in this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, we once again revisit Deke and Sam at the kitchen table, drawing yet another alien come to take over our creative world, play...

#Illustrator: Deke’s Techniques 271: Tracing Hand-Drawn Art with Uniform Strokes in Illustrator


#Photoshop: Combine Stock Photography to Create a Sleepy Japanese Village in Photoshop

We often talk about what an incredible tool Photoshop is to create imaginary scenes from stock photography. In today’s tutorial, we will create a sleepy Japanese village in Photoshop by combining s...

#Photoshop: Combine Stock Photography to Create a Sleepy Japanese Village in Photoshop

#Photoshop: Free Download: 6 Flare & Haze Overlays for Photos

Download this overlay pack to add sunflares and haze effects to your photos. These overlays are easy to use – just place them over your image then experiment with the blending modes. They give your...

#Photoshop: Free Download: 6 Flare & Haze Overlays for Photos

#Musicproduction: Function Loops Techno Drum Box #free sample pack

Function Loops has announced Techno Drum Box, a free 200 MB sample pack featuring 105 loops. We spent hours of work on the perfection of this sample pack, hand picked each element to craft all toge...

#Musicproduction: Function Loops Techno Drum Box #free sample pack

#Musicproduction: The Loudness War hasn't reduced 'loudness range' !

I’ve just read a fascinating and detailed analysis of the effects of the Loudness War on the music we listen to in Sound On Sound magazine, and – hold on to your hats – according to Emmanuel Deruty...

#Musicproduction: The Loudness War hasn't reduced 'loudness range' !

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Make a Scalding Hot Burning Logo Reveal

In this tutorial, I will show you how to make any logo burn in from nothing. We will build the effect procedurally so the logo can be switched out with anything. At the end, I will show you how to ...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Make a Scalding Hot Burning Logo Reveal


#Photography: Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

We are living in a time of unlimited free shutter clicks. This is both an advantage, and a disadvantage for you as a photographer. On one hand, the learning curve is faster, easier and definitely a...

#Photography: Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

#Design #Photoshop: 20 Tutorials to Make You a Better Illustrator

If you want to learn how to become a better illustrator, you will have to learn more than just how to use Photoshop and Illustrator's basic tools. Knowing how to draw is important but you will also...

#Design #Photoshop: 20 Tutorials to Make You a Better Illustrator

#Photography: Jodi Jones Fashion Photography Workshop and Master Class

Arrival dinner at sunset! You will fly into San Jose and take a pre- arranged private charter to the Nicoya peninsula, the location of our Beach Retreat in the gorgeous and laid-back beach town of ...

#Photography: Jodi Jones Fashion Photography Workshop and Master Class


#Photoshop: Waves Of Awesome Free PSD Backgrounds

Waves Of Awesome Backgrounds is a today's free PSD file created with Filter Forge probably best Photoshop plugin. There are 3 different backgrounds saved as layered PSD file 2500x1600px in size. You can crop and export in your preferred format with quality you want. Use backgrounds free of charge in personal and commercial projects as...

#Photoshop: Waves Of Awesome Free PSD Backgrounds

Monday, November 25, 2013

#Photoshop: Create a Sweet Donut Icon in Photoshop from Scratch

In this icon design tutorial we will learn how to make a sweet and tasty donut icon from an initial sketch. So let’s begin, and remember: don’t try to bite the screen! The following assets were use...

#Photoshop: Create a Sweet Donut Icon in Photoshop from Scratch

#Photoshop: The Cosmos: Create a Green Planet, a Setting Sun, and a Space Ship in Photoshop

Our universe is vast. So vast, in fact, that astronomers don’t measure its size in meters or miles but by explaining how long it would take to travel a certain distance at the speed of light. Light...

#Photoshop: The Cosmos: Create a Green Planet, a Setting Sun, and a Space Ship in Photoshop

#Photoshop: A Look at Various Sharpening Techniques in Photoshop

In this episode, Martin Perhiniak will take a look at various sharpening techniques in Photoshop. While Photoshop includes some great tools for local and global sharpening, it is also important to use these tools non-destructively. Martin will show you how.

#Photoshop: A Look at Various Sharpening Techniques in Photoshop


#SocialMedia: The 20 Pictures Girls Need to Stop Posting in Social Media

Not so much left to post
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Haley, you are bitter and nonsensical. I do not disagree with all of your selections but your reasoning behind them are ridiculous. 1. Sunset, yes they may be a little overdone but sharing a beauti...

#SocialMedia: The 20 Pictures Girls Need to Stop Posting in Social Media

#Photoshop: Create an Amplifier Interface From Scratch in Photoshop

In this tutorial we will explain how to create an amplifier interface using simple shapes and layer styles.

#Photoshop: Create an Amplifier Interface From Scratch in Photoshop

Play The Game of Love - a #poetry

Play The Game of Love

Put away the books and close the door
Forget the theory, you don't need it anymore
Turn the lights off and romantic music on
And all your everyday worries will be gone

#Photoshop: Quick Create Cool Effects in Photoshop Elements 12

Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 is the best alternative to big brother Photoshop, there is no doubt. In this post I will point to Guided Edit feature and some very cool effects you can add to your photos with few clicks, plus you have customization options and plus my tips to further enhance effect.

#Photoshop: Quick Create Cool Effects in Photoshop Elements 12

#Illustrator: How To Create an Icy Blue Vector Geometric Design

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial we’re going to create a cool abstract geometric design with icy blue polygonal shapes. This style of art is perfect for adding stunning visuals to your design ...

#Illustrator: How To Create an Icy Blue Vector Geometric Design

#Photoshop: The Intense and Action-Packed Artwork of Marek Okon

Marek Okon is a Polish artist who is passionate about digital painting and character art. For Okon, art is not only his job, but also a big part of his life. His passion for art is truly reflected in the quality of the work that he produces. In this article, we will show you some of our favorite works from the portfolio of this self-taught artist.

#Photoshop: The Intense and Action-Packed Artwork of Marek Okon

#Writing: The Many Uses of John

Is it John Winston Lennon? Or something like Johnification or Johnology?
Although male names like Aiden, Jayden, and Santiago lead in popularity among various ethnic and social groups in the U.S., the name John comes only after James as the most popular in the total pop...

#Writing: The Many Uses of John

#Guitar: 10 Things You Gotta Do to Play Like Steve Morse

Picture if you will: You’ve studied classical guitar, you founded the Dixie Dregs, you front your own trio, you’re in Deep Purple, and you’re a licensed commercial jet pilot. Welcome to the Steve M...

#Guitar: 10 Things You Gotta Do to Play Like Steve Morse

#Musicproduction: Producer Chopped Sample Kits! (#Free Download)

Are you tired of making just trap beats and need some samples to switch it up? Having trouble finding samples? Serious Beats has hand picked and chopped over 100 samples for you! download these sa...

#Musicproduction: Producer Chopped Sample Kits! (#Free Download)

#Photoshop: How to Create a Beautiful Audio App User Interface

Alright, let’s start by creating a little bit bigger canvas than our desired final screen. Let’s set it to 1080×1920 and resolution of 72 px/inch. For the background color choose black. Grab Rectan...

#Photoshop: How to Create a Beautiful Audio App User Interface

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Tips for Getting a Better Result with JetStrike

I have Element 3D and I like it. I don't need this aircraft pack (maybe there are free 3D models to import in the net), but the other packages I have are great. I actually produce a music video by using Element 3D.
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In this tutorial, we are going to do an overview of how we can use JetStrike in more creative and efficient ways when creating animations. We’ll cover camera techniques, realistic compositing, and ...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Tips for Getting a Better Result with JetStrike


Sunday, November 24, 2013

#Photoshop: Adding Texture and Transparency to 3D Objects in Photoshop CS6 Extended

In this tutorial, we will show you how to add texture to those objects to create a realistic 3D wine glass, bottle, and table top; each with a varying degree of transparency, refraction, and reflection.

#Photoshop: Adding Texture and Transparency to 3D Objects in Photoshop CS6 Extended


#Photoshop: Turn your ordinary photos into compelling images in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial by BlueLightning TV you will learn how to quickly transform an ordinary color or black and white photo into a dramatically, compelling image. This works especially well with landscapes and seascapes.

#Photoshop: Turn your ordinary photos into compelling images in Photoshop


#Photoshop: Create a StarCraft-Inspired Firestorm in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a massive spiral firestorm as seen from space. While we will use some stock photography during the course of this tutorial, most of the techniques that we will show will rely heavily on manual painting; so a tablet will be essential. This tutorial also includes several videos to help explain each step, as well as a speed painting video that shows the entire process form beginning to end.

#Photoshop: Create a StarCraft-Inspired Firestorm in Photoshop


#Lightroom: Creating a Black and White High Contrast Portrait Edit in Lightroom

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop Collection v5. The Lightroom Preset System is designed to take you ...

#Lightroom: Creating a Black and White High Contrast Portrait Edit in Lightroom


#Photoshop Playbook: Making Fine Hair Selections

Betcha didn’t know—or had maybe forgotten about—the ability to drag-resize your brushes.

#Photoshop Playbook: Making Fine Hair Selections


#Photoshop: Our Complete Walkthrough of What's New in Photoshop CC

The new version of Photoshop is finally here! Adobe Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) is now available for download for Creative Cloud Subscribers. The new version includes several new features includi...

#Photoshop: Our Complete Walkthrough of What's New in Photoshop CC

#Photoshop: The Creation of *Mechanical Man* Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of creating this “Mechanical Man” digital art in Photoshop. We will use a number of photo manipulation techniques to merge several objects into one piece, and apply image adjustments to fine-tune each of the objects to achieve the desired effect. This is an immediate level tutorial...

#Photoshop: The Creation of *Mechanical Man* Photo Manipulation in Photoshop


#Musicproduction: Serious Beats Preview Drum Kit! (#Free Download)

The Preview Drum Kit features sounds from my drum kits. If you aren’t sure which kit to buy download this kit FREE

#Musicproduction: Serious Beats Preview Drum Kit! (#Free Download)

#GIMP: How To Remove An Image Background Using Gimp

A very good alternative to Photoshop
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How To Remove An Image Background Using Gimp There are a number of ways to remove the background from a Second Life image using Gimp, but the method I will show here is possibly the most effective....

#GIMP: How To Remove An Image Background Using Gimp

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Abstract Particles with Trapcode Form & OBJs

With the recent feedback and requests on my Trapcode Form experiments, I thought I’d finally do a video sharing some tips on how to create some abstract particles using Trapcode Form and OBJ files....


#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Abstract Particles with Trapcode Form & OBJs

#Photography: Timelapse Photography Tutorial

We feature many timelapse photography projects here on Picture Correct, but rarely do we find such great examples of how they were made as we have with the Dustin Farrell‘s video that you can see b...

#Photography: Timelapse Photography Tutorial


#SocialMedia: The 7 Deadly Sins of Guest Blogging

Normally around these parts we discuss different social media strategies that our fellow marketers and business owners can use to build our brand, promote our business, and build a relationship with our customers.
Well, today I'm shaking things up!

#SocialMedia: The 7 Deadly Sins of Guest Blogging

Saturday, November 23, 2013

#Musicproduction: Using a Reference Track When Producing EDM

Electronic Dance Music, on its surface, may sound simple enough to produce. This mindset is what started my musical career; “How hard can it be?” I thought, “It’s a bunch of loops after all.” But i...

#Musicproduction: Using a Reference Track When Producing EDM


#Photoshop: 5 Ways to Perfect Your Digital Paintings

Most artists will tell you that there is no such thing as a perfect painting. There are always parts of a painting that can be tweaked or improved. The best an artist can do is to bring the artwork as close …

#Photoshop: 5 Ways to Perfect Your Digital Paintings