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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

#Musicproduction: Creating #Guitar Tabs in Cubase

Tabs have been around for centuries. They’ve helped tons of musicians play their instruments easily and correctly without having to read the complex music notations. Usually, no theoretical knowled...

#Musicproduction: Creating #Guitar Tabs in Cubase

Tips for Managing Staff on a Big #Photography Production

As a photographer, it is up to you to learn how to manage your team no matter how big or small it may be. On bigger productions, it becomes even more challenging because chances are you will be dea...

Tips for Managing Staff on a Big #Photography Production


Create an Invisible Person with A Shadow in #Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

In this video I use a couple of simple Photoshop techniques to make an invisible person cast a shadow. This technique can be used in all versions of Photoshop and later versions of Photoshop Elements

Create an Invisible Person with A Shadow in #Photoshop and Photoshop Elements


#Filmproduction: Animate a character in #AfterEffects by Rich Young

After Effects provides a variety of tools to animate characters, including Painting, Puppeting, and Parenting. Fortunately, there's an equally wide variety of tutorials available online on using th...

#Filmproduction: Animate a character in #AfterEffects by Rich Young


#Writing: “Amount” vs. “Number”

The frequent confusion between amount and number is based on a misunderstanding of a small, simple distinction that the words themselves indicate. Amount refers to quantities that are measured in b...

#Writing: “Amount” vs. “Number”

#Musicproduction: 8 Quick Tips on Designing Synth Basses

If you create dance music, it’s important to know how to create and tweak synth bass sounds. Here’s a collection of eight short sound design tips about how to make better, stylish, and more versati...

#Musicproduction: 8 Quick Tips on Designing Synth Basses

Create a Text Portrait Effect using #Photoshop CS6

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to create text portrait effect using Photoshop. last time I discussed about Softening of Skin in Lightroom which is really an...

Create a Text Portrait Effect using #Photoshop CS6

#Musicproduction: Arranging an NI #Massive Exclusive Song with OhmLab – Part 10 (of 10)

The Tenth in a 10 part series of tutorials by ΩhmLab using NI Massive exclusively to create every component of a complete song. This installment focuses on arranging all of our sounds into a song. ...

#Musicproduction: Arranging an NI #Massive Exclusive Song with OhmLab – Part 10 (of 10)

One Small Bag of Skateboard #Photography Equipment for Any Situation

Suppose you want to shoot on location but you don’t have access to a car or a crew to move equipment. Impossible? With the right setup, it doesn’t have to be. Photographers work and travel in all s...

One Small Bag of Skateboard #Photography Equipment for Any Situation


10 Tips For Promoting Music On Twitter – Part 2/2 (#MusicProduction, #SocialMedia)

Tip 6: Drive followers to your blog and website

Twitter is more than a conversation tool with 140 characters limit. Use it to lead fans to your blog, website or any other page for additional content. A good concept is to publish something like a song for free download. People are hot for getting something free. Tweet a short description and link back to the full content of your article in the blog or you website where followers can read the full content.

55 Tutorials For Creating Amazing Posters In #Photoshop

Designing and creating a poster is fun. You are free to express your creativity in a lot of different ways. Poster design provides a wonderful opportunity to practice and improve your Photoshop ski...

55 Tutorials For Creating Amazing Posters In #Photoshop

#SocialMedia Makes Us Dumb, Depressed, Rude and Envious Say Studies

If you’ve been wondering lately why everyone under the age of 30 seems incredibly dumb, you just may be on to something, and it’s a lot more substantial than the typical battle cry of the young, wh...

#SocialMedia Makes Us Dumb, Depressed, Rude and Envious Say Studies

Fixing a Bad HDR Sky in #Photoshop

HDR Tools are great for creating interesting images, but they can really destroy a sky. Here’s a quick tip for rescuing an over baked sky and giving a more natural feel to your images.

Fixing a Bad HDR Sky in #Photoshop


#Musicproduction: Building Scales on the #Guitar

If the only scale that we had to compose and improvise with were the chromatic scale then music would quickly become very boring and would sound generally chaotic. At some point in history it was r...

Building Scales on the #Guitar

Perfect Face Anatomy With #Photoshop’s Liquify Tool

There have been many books written on the subject of face anatomy and how it impacts not only our perception of someone but our reaction to them as well. There are features we deem as authoritative...

Perfect Face Anatomy With #Photoshop’s Liquify Tool

#Filmproduction: The Fastest Way to Accomplish Stop Motion in #AfterEffects (#free download)

This is a quick overview on how to get that timeless stop motion look using the free “Stop Motion Kit” preset from Quba HQ. We’ll start by creating our basic animation and then look at some of the ...
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#Filmproduction: The Fastest Way to Accomplish Stop Motion in #AfterEffects (#free download)


#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 to “perfect” as possible. That is because, in art, there is no right or wrong, everything is subjective; different artists have different opinions about what looks good and what does not. With that said, there are a few guidelines

#Photoshop: 5 Ways to Perfect Your Digital Paintings

#Writing: What to Do When a Possessive Blocks Punctuation

When one refers to a city followed by the name of the state or a larger entity in which the city is located, the larger entity is set off from the smaller one by a pair of commas. But how do you tr...

#Writing: What to Do When a Possessive Blocks Punctuation