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Friday, September 13, 2013

#Photoshop: Add Dramatic Rain to a Photo in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to add a dramatic rain effect to a photo in Photoshop. While rain effects are not new to Photoshop, we will go a step further and show how to make the imag...

#Photoshop: Add Dramatic Rain to a Photo in Photoshop

The First Five Chords #Guitar Players Should Learn Guitar Genesis

So you just got home from the store with your brand new guitar. Have it all tuned up and ready to go and realize you don’t know how to play anything. Well don’t worry because after you practice the...

The First Five Chords #Guitar Players Should Learn Guitar Genesis

#Photography: How to Take Amazing Macro Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when shot from different angles and zoom levels. Explo...

#Photography: How to Take Amazing Macro Flower Photos 

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Draw Realistic Eyes in Photoshop

The eyes are one of the most important elements in any character or portrait illustration. In this tutorial, we will show you how to quickly draw realistic eyes in Photoshop using digital painting ...

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Draw Realistic Eyes in Photoshop

#SocialMedia: Understanding youth attitudes to social media

Young people now have mixed feelings about social media, so brands must proceed with caution, advises Sophie Maunder-Allan, group strategy officer at VCCP.

#SocialMedia: Understanding youth attitudes to social media

#Photoshop: Advance Hair Masking In Photoshop

In this tutorial I will be going though 2 different techniques to mask hair. The first will be applicable to all versions of Photoshop, while the second will only work with Photoshop CS5 and above....
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#Photoshop: Advance Hair Masking In Photoshop 

#Photoshop: Creating Vibrant Silhouettes in Photoshop

This week we invited Angie Ochoa of Ochoa Photography to teach us how she creates her beautifully vibrant silhouette photos. Follow along step-by-step as she demonstrates how to create a dramatic ...

#Photoshop: Creating Vibrant Silhouettes in Photoshop

#Photoshop: How To Make A Favicon For Your Website

The “halo effect”, as I mentioned in an article about why I’d never use cheap website builders, suggests the way we look, dress, speak and the sort of homes we live in influence other people’s impr...

#Photoshop: How To Make A Favicon For Your Website


#Guitar Exercises - Permutations 3

In lessons one and two in this series we looked at finger exercises which used four note groupings and all of the permutations that they offered. In this lesson well start to explore three note gro...

#Guitar Exercises - Permutations 3

#MusicProduction: Beginner’s Introduction to Composing on the Computer

When I first started out composing and producing on the computer some 12 years ago, I didn’t have the benefit of having somebody show me all that there was to know about the basic concepts of compo...

#MusicProduction: Beginner’s Introduction to Composing on the Computer

#Photoshop: Let It Snow With Photoshop

This the time for snow and Christmas cheer, as such I thought I’d show you how to fake snow. Step 1. Download a good snowy picture – we used this one here Add a Levels Adjustment Dialogue and drag ...

#Photoshop: Let It Snow With Photoshop

#MusicProduction: 5 Simple Ways to Be A More Professional Musician

  1.  LEAVE AN AWAY-MESSAGE
  2. SAY THANKS
  3. TOUCH BASE
  4. ALWAYS HAVE BUSINESS CARDS…ON YOU!
  5. MAKE ROOM FOR MUST-HAVES
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#Photoshop: Easily Manage the Size of Your Panorama

When you’re putting together a panorama you might find that the final image is way bigger than you’d have hoped for. Adobe Camera RAW has always allowed you to reduce the size of your images before...

#Photoshop: Easily Manage the Size of Your Panorama 

#Writing: Answers to Questions About Possessives

Here are three queries from DailyWritingTips.com readers about pesky apostrophes, followed by my responses. 1. Please tell me the proper placement of an apostrophe when making possessive a singular...

#Writing: Answers to Questions About Possessives

#Photoshop: The Photoshop CS6 Oil Paint Filter

Sometimes it’s good to take a step back and have a little fun with Photoshop. Try new filters, new blend modes… experiment a bit! CS6 offers plenty of opportunity for this with new features like B...

#Photoshop: The Photoshop CS6 Oil Paint Filter

#Photography: Photographing Autumn Leaves

When you shuffle through leaves that have been swept across pavements by the wind in late autumn, it is worth casting an e...

#Photography: Photographing Autumn Leaves

#Photoshop: Delicious Bagels Text Effect

Bagels are a donut-shaped type of bread made with flour. They look absolutely amazing when well baked and shiny! This tutorial will show you how to use the powerful Layer Styles’ capabilities in Ph...

#Photoshop: Delicious Bagels Text Effect

#Filmproduction: After Effects Expressions Simplified : Adobe #AfterEffects Expressions Tutorial

Using expressions, anyone can link filters and transformations, as well as many other parameters, to drive powerful new effects and streamline job processes. The operative word here is `anyone' - and in this case, I do mean just about anyone. Don't let the idea of expressions scare you.

Filmproduction: After Effects Expressions Simplified : Adobe #AfterEffects Expressions Tutorial

#Photoshop: Create A Realistic Loaf of Bread in Photoshop

A while back I saw a still life photo of a loaf of bread sitting on a table. That photo inspired me to attempt to recreate this still life photo using Photoshop. In today’s tutorial, I will demonst...

#Photoshop: Create A Realistic Loaf of Bread in Photoshop