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Monday, August 19, 2013

Use #Photoshop and #Illustrator to Create Guitar String Typography

Photoshop and Illustrator are great tools to help you create things that only exist in your imagination. In this tutorial, we will create words out of intertwining guitar strings. Let’s get started...

Use Photoshop and Illustrator to Create Guitar String Typography

Create Intriguing Manipulation by Mixing Nature and Grunge Elements in #Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of creating this create an intriguing manipulation by mixing nature and grunge elements in Photoshop. This will be an interesting experiment for you to use tools such as image adjustment layers and layer blending modes, as well as practice the use of liquify filter and brush tool.
This is an intermediate level tutorial so some steps can be tricky, but why not have a try!
Very interesting!

Create Intriguing Manipulation by Mixing Nature and Grunge Elements in Photoshop

#Filmproduction: Video tutorial: Generate a realistic heat haze in After Effects CS6

In films like The Book of Eli, every landscape needs heat haze – and by adding this subtle effect, you can make the coolest of footage appear to have been shot on a scorching day. The sample footag...

Video tutorial: Generate a realistic heat haze in After Effects CS6


Create distorted typography in #Photoshop | Tutorial

In this tutorial, we’re going to look at a method of distorting typography and working with mixed media to bring a unique look to a design. The distortion effect we’ll walk-through here in Photosho...

Create distorted typography in Photoshop | Tutorial

How to Draw a Portrait in #Photoshop

Here is a new tutorial for all the drawing lovers. In this tutorial, we will make a quick sketch, scan the sketch, and convert it into Photoshop. Then the fun will begin. Drawing a portrait is not ...

How to Draw a Portrait in Photoshop

#Musicproduction: Add Texture to your #Bass with Granulator II (#free download)

Your bass sound could use some more character - how about a...sample of a toilet flushing? Using granular synthesis, filters, and other sound design tools, everyday sounds can be sculpted into text...
(free download)

Add Texture to your Bass with Granulator II


Benefit of adjusting Curve with pencil (drawing curve) in #Photoshop

You can adjust curve with pencil in Photoshop. Don’t you know? Best of all you don’t need Wacom tablet to do that and Photoshop will do additional job for you, by the way. What additional job? Phot...

Benefit of adjusting Curve with pencil (drawing curve) in #Photoshop


Comprehensive Guide to Color in #Photoshop - Swatches

This tutorial is the first part of a new short series called ” The Comprehensive Guide to Color in Photoshop.” In this tutorial, we will discuss how to set up your Swatches panel, how to work with ...

Comprehensive Guide to Color in Photoshop - Swatches


Housewife's Day - a poetry

Housewife's Day

The pavement is so full of holes
And full of people with jelly rolls
Plastic bags hanging on their weary arms
The modern housewife's feminine charms
Coffee breath and psychotropic pills

#Photography: The largest photo ever taken of Tokyo is zoomable, and it is glorious

It took photographer Jeffrey Martin two days of shoot and four months of editing to create the interactive panorama you’re about to experience. At 600,000 pixels wide, it would measure 50 meters by 100 meters if printed at photographic resolution. And yes, it is every bit as awesome as it sounds.

The largest photo ever taken of Tokyo is zoomable, and it is glorious

#Photoshop: To The Max

Do you use Photoshops Maximum filter? Did you even know there was a Maximum filter in Photoshop? If so, you win a gold star! If not, you should; it may actually come in handy some day! Lines in ima...

To The Max

#SocialMedia: Optimistism in Social Media Marketing

Always have a plan of attack. Is your plan clear, clean, and simple, or is it convoluted and complex? Complex sounds nice, but in the long run simplicity wins out. It’s great to stay simple because...

Optimistism in Social Media Marketing

#Photoshop: How to Apply a Plastic Mask Effect to a Portrait

In this tutorial, we will show you how to quickly and easily create a beautiful, futuristic portrait by applying a plastic wrap effect or mask to a portrait using Cinema 4D and Photoshop. Let’s get...

How to Apply a Plastic Mask Effect to a Portrait

#Photoshop: How to Make a Melting Camera Scene

In this tutorial, we’ll use the Layer Mask Tool and Liquify filter to "melt" the camera. I recommend you work with a tablet for this one (it makes your work easier), but if you don’t have one it is...

How to Make a Melting Camera Scene

#Writing: “Congenial” vs. “Genial”

What’s the difference between congenial and genial? They both derive from that Latin term that also developed into genius, but their meanings are mostly distinct. Genial means “friendly” or “sympat...

“Congenial” vs. “Genial”

#Photoshop: 9 Awesome Photo Manipulations by Alexis Persani

Alexis Persani is a French artist with a talent for producing some pretty incredible photo manipulations. In this article, we will take a look at some of our favorite pieces from Persani’s portfolio.

9 Awesome Photo Manipulations by Alexis Persani

#Photography: Insider Look at the Work of Famous Street Photographers: New Documentary

A new documentary by ALLDAYEVERYDAY Films will offer an insider glimpse at the work of some of the most prominent street photographers of past and present. If the trailer is any indication, the fil...

Insider Look at the Work of Famous Street Photographers: New Documentary 


#AfterEffects: Create Long Solid Shadows on Your Logo (#free download)

In this tutorial we will learn how to use basic After Effects tools to create long shadows. These shadows will enhance our motion graphics and help us composite different elements. Control of all t...
(incl. free download of source)

#AfterEffects: Create Long Solid Shadows on Your Logo (#free download)