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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Create a Metallic Text Effect Using Layer Styles in Photoshop

Not only for heavy metal fans...
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In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a metallic text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. Let's get started! The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Fir...

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Create a Metallic Text Effect Using Layer Styles in Photoshop

#Writing: The Surfeit of Weird Exceptions to the I-Before-E Rule

In the chaos of spelling of the English language, some rules provide comfort — until you realize that the number of exceptions renders a rule nearly useless as a memory aid. Such is the case with t...

#Writing: The Surfeit of Weird Exceptions to the I-Before-E Rule

#Photoshop: The Remarkable Photo Manipulations of Jan Oliehoek

Photo manipulator from Leiden / Netherlands. See a few works. Not only photoshop work is fascinating, also his ideas (example: hand pistol). It's also worth to look at his homepage (link included).
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Jan Oliehoek is a photo manipulator based in The Netherlands who has a talent for combining and manipulating photos in a fun and creative way. Let's take a look! In this image, Oliehoek combined a ...

#Photoshop: The Remarkable Photo Manipulations of Jan Oliehoek

#Writing: Purposely vs. Purposefully

What’s the difference between purposely and purposefully? The meanings are similar, both referring to intention, but they have distinct connotations. Purposely means “deliberately,” as in, “I purpo...

#Writing: Purposely vs. Purposefully

#Photography: Terrified of Street Photography? Here's How I Do It

I do street photography too. It is forbidden to picture people without their permission. Except picturing a big crowd of people or doing "tourist shots". Sometimes I sit still and put my zoom on. So people don't recognize getting pictured. Or I make a shot from the hip.
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I am truly terrified of street photography. It is such a daunting task to point my camera at a stranger’s face and click. I know in India (and many other places) not too many people mind, but I jus...

#Photography: Terrified of Street Photography? Here's How I Do It

#Photoshop: Use Retouching Techniques to Create a Caricature From a Photo

Photoshop includes some powerful tools to help you manipulate photos. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a caricature portrait from a photo using many of Photoshop’s advanced editing tools. In the process, you will learn how to use Adobe Camera RAW to make some global adjustments, how to use Photoshop’s transformation […]

#Photoshop: Use Retouching Techniques to Create a Caricature From a Photo

#Musicproduction: Open Mic: Do You Have Some Advice for This Teenage Band?

Why mention other band's problems? Simple answer: to learn from it.
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Learn from others: How would you like to give some helpful advice to a keen teenage band? Joe, the band’s leader, left a detailed comment on our post A Beginner’s Introduction to Home Recording. He sounds genuine, an...

#Musicproduction: Open Mic: Do You Have Some Advice for This Teenage Band?

#Photography: Texture as a Design Element in Photography

Much blabla in this article. Try to find the essential message - and get inspired (or influenced).
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While it’s true that photography is a visual medium, I am always fascinated by images that can suggestively invoke my other senses. Have you ever looked at a photo in a cookbook or magazine and commented that the food looked so good you could practically taste it? What really pulls me into the essence of a photograph, though, is texture. Whether I’m feeling colorful autumn leaves crunching under my feet, the delicate edges of flower petals on my fingertips, or the jagged shards...

#Photography: Texture as a Design Element in Photography

#Musicproduction: SonicXTC releases Deep Step-606- #Free Step Sequencer/Synth VSTi for Windows [Win|VST]

Yet another synthesizer. Ok, I have a few synthies. But this one is freeware. So, it's worth to take a closer look.
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New free step sequencer controlled dual oscillator synthesizer, Deep Step-606, contains a base version of the Deep-606 synth engine. Deep Step-606 recreates the power, creativity and energy of a classic synth coupled with a vintage analog step sequencer. Sounds are triggered when the step sequencer is running or when you input a step. It comes...

#Musicproduction: SonicXTC releases Deep Step-606- #Free Step Sequencer/Synth VSTi for Windows [Win|VST]

#Filmproduction: #Musicproduction: Improve Your Workflow When Working With Video In Cubase

I use Fruity Loops, not Cubase. To make clear: both are high professional tools. Nevertheless, I publish this link, because it may be ineresting for you.
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Scoring for movies or videos is a very time consuming job—especially if you can’t put the reference video track beside the main project. Cubase allows you to import video files, and use them as ref...

#Filmproduction: #Musicproduction: Improve Your Workflow When Working With Video In Cubase

#Photoshop: Fast Ways to Fill

In this episode we are going to learn useful ways to fill in layers and selections using keyboard shortcuts. We will also learn a universal shortcut that works with the Pen tool and the Type tool. ...

#Photoshop: Fast Ways to Fill