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Saturday, October 12, 2013

#Photoshop: How To Cut Your Subject Out of a Background

This video tutorial by Aaron Nace from Phlearn will teach you how to cut a subject out of a (white) background, refine edges and even add the all important shadow so that you are left with a layer ...

#Photoshop: How To Cut Your Subject Out of a Background


#Photoshop: Artistic Photo Manipulation with Cracked Face Effect in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the process of creating this Artistic Photo Manipulation with Cracked Face Effect in Photoshop. We wil…
I made such a splat portrait. Here my Making-of http://viennacc.blogspot.co.at/2012/11/splat-portrait.html

#Photoshop: Artistic Photo Manipulation with Cracked Face Effect in Photoshop

#Filmproduction: 5 Sites for Free Video Editing and Motion Design Elements

As video editors and motion designers, we’re constantly looking for cost effective ways to add extra ‘oomph’ to our projects. The following resources offer FREE design elements that can give your p...

#Filmproduction: 5 Sites for Free Video Editing and Motion Design Elements

#Photography: What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

The mode dial on a modern camera usually includes a bewildering number of letters and icons. I can never remember what 90% of those modes do, and even if I did, I don’t remember to set that mode wh...

#Photography: What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

#Photoshop: Well-Explained Fire Text Effect Tutorial in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create a fire text effect, engulfing our letters in burning hot flames. Here, I’ll show you how to make realistic looking fire that you can apply to te...

#Photoshop: Well-Explained Fire Text Effect Tutorial in Photoshop

#Guitar: Smoke On The Water Deep Purple Guitar Chords

(Gm)We all came out to (A#)Montreux on the (C)Lake Geneva shore(Gm)line.. (Gm)to make records with a (A#)mobile we (C)didn’t have much (Gm)time (Gm)Frank Zappa and the (A#)Mothers were (C)at the be...

#Guitar: Smoke On The Water Deep Purple Guitar Chords

#Musicproduction: Transforming Old Video Game Sounds into Modern Instruments with NI #Massive

NI Massive is one of the easiest synths you can use to make modern versions of classic video game instruments! Some of the most classic video game sounds of all time are the chorded, simple square ...

#Musicproduction: Transforming Old Video Game Sounds into Modern Instruments with NI Massive

#Photoshop: Quick-Tip: How to Make an Easy Faux Pencil Sketch Effect

Here’s the photo that we’ll be using. For best results, you should use a photo around 6 megapixels or lower(3000×2000 px). We’ll be creating this effect using all nondestructive techniques which wi...

#Photoshop: Quick-Tip: How to Make an Easy Faux Pencil Sketch Effect

She's Looking - a #poetry

She's Looking


She's looking for amusement
She's looking for a show
She looks for entertainment
Why she does, well, I don't know

She's looking for some colours
Shining from above
For something that melts hearts
And maybe give some love

She's looking for a rhythm
For frying in the heat
Someone with charism
To rush her off her feet

#Guitar: Fretboard Workshop: Using Triads to Create A Solo

Great guitar solos, and especially the most memorable ones, are much more than a bunch of licks strung together. In fact, the memorable parts of these solos tend to be melodic and singable—easy for any listener to remember. In this lesson we’ll learn how to start playing stronger melodic solos by using triads shapes as a guide....

#Guitar: Fretboard Workshop: Using Triads to Create A Solo

#Writing: State Names and Abbreviations

How should you treat references to states? The form depends on which style guide you adhere to and why the state is being referenced. Details about how to refer to states follow. The Chicago Manual...

#Writing: State Names and Abbreviations

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: How to colour grade in After Effects

I've always loved this line from the film 'What About Bob?': "Baby steps, Bob. Baby steps". Colour correction and grading is best approached the same way - one step at a time. We've always done som...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: How to colour grade in After Effects

#Photoshop: Free Pack of 14 Quality Photo Effect Photoshop Actions

I’ve shared all kinds of free design resources on my blog over the years but one freebie I’ve never actually made is a set of Photoshop Actions, so today I’m going to change that with this free pac...

#Photoshop: Free Pack of 14 Quality Photo Effect Photoshop Actions

#Filmproduction: free satellite scene for visual effects - Cinema 4d incl textures

We bring you again a free scene for your projects. All of us have seen a satellite orbiting the earth on TV, it is a common animation used in movies, films and commercials. Have you ever wondered h…


#Filmproduction: free satellite scene for visual effects - Cinema 4d incl textures

#Photoshop: Create An Amazing Diamond Advertisement Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn a few techniques that might be very useful for you and give you some great ideas when you start creating an advertisement. Before you go on and start the tutorial I ...

#Photoshop: Create An Amazing Diamond Advertisement Poster in Photoshop

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Using Musical High Pass Filters

In this quick tip, we continue looking at classic workhorse effects, in this case high pass filters. We know that it’s important to use them to remove unwanted subsonics, and create space and contr...

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Using Musical High Pass Filters


#SocialMedia: The Top 7 Social Media Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2014 - Forbes

With new social networking platforms appearing from behind every corner, it can be hard to know exactly where to commit your time and resources. A...


#SocialMedia: The Top 7 Social Media Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2014 - Forbes

#Guitar: 5 Charlie Christian Licks for Jazz Guitar

Charlie Christian is often considered the grandfather of the electric jazz guitar which is why I decided to write a study of 5 signature Charlie Christian licks that can take your jazz guitar impro...

#Guitar: 5 Charlie Christian Licks for Jazz Guitar


#Photoshop: Professional Photoshop Tutorials For Photographers

Showcasing 30 professional Photoshop tutorials for photographers and graphic designers that teach you various processes of photo editing and retouching. All Professional fashion and media photograp...

#Photoshop: Professional Photoshop Tutorials For Photographers