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Sunday, December 15, 2013

#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 the Preset Manager, how to choose and save new Swatches and how to export them from Photoshop

#Photoshop: Comprehensive Guide to Color in Photoshop - Swatches


#Writing: Hyperbole and Hype

I once thought that the slang word hype was a back-formation of the rhetorical term hyperbole because advertisements that “hype” something are often filled with exaggeration. For example, an untrie...

#Writing: Hyperbole and Hype

#Photoshop: How to create 3D apples with a bowl in Adobe Illustrator CS6 using the Revolve 3D effect

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create 3D apples with a bowl in Adobe Illustrator CS6 using the Revolve 3D effect.

#Photoshop: How to create 3D apples with a bowl in Adobe Illustrator CS6 using the Revolve 3D effect

The Truck Rolls In - a #poetry

The Truck Rolls In


3 a.m. and motors roar
Drivers checked by the police
Tachographs confiscated
Paper with some spots of grease

#Photoshop: How to create sparkling text in Photoshop

Inject some razzmatazz into your font with layer styles and a starry brush tip entwined through a path…

#Photoshop: How to create sparkling text in Photoshop

#Lightroom: Creative ways to use Keywords in Lightroom 5

One of the things about any software, such as Lightroom 5 that does a lot of things, is that many photographers tend to use only a small number of the available features. For example, I’ve never bothered to use the keywords feature much in Lightroom. I’ve always seen it as a waste of time. It takes time to add keywords to images and I don’t really need keywords to search for images – I know where to find them already.

#Lightroom: Creative ways to use Keywords in Lightroom 5

#Photography: How to Capture a Silhouette

Photography is not so much about taking pictures as it is about creating art from within the known universe. Unlike traditional forms of expression where an artist works with a variety of abstract ...

#Photography: How to Capture a Silhouette

#Illustrator: Create a Ribbon in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial we will go over how to illustrate a vector ribbon from scratch using Adobe Illustrator. Despite the simplicity of the final piece, we will cover advanced techniques using the pa...

#Illustrator: Create a Ribbon in Adobe Illustrator

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Build Me Some Hope: Create A Facial Rig For Your Puppet

Here in Part 2, you will learn how to setup a rig to control your puppet’s face. We’ll walk you through the whole set up including how to use Nulls and the Puppet Tool. We’ll then demonstrate how t...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Build Me Some Hope: Create A Facial Rig For Your Puppet


#Musicproduction: Which Guitar Should You Learn to Play On?

If you or your kids have decided to start learning the guitar, a dozen questions immediately rise. One of the first is your major guitar purchase, the purchase that will decide what kind of instrum...

#Musicproduction: Which Guitar Should You Learn to Play On?

#Photography: 5 Tips for Successful HDR Photos

How do you create successful HDR photos? It’s a question that I’ve gotten from time to time, and before we get started with this post I do want to make clear that there’s no question that HDR photo...

#Photography: 5 Tips for Successful HDR Photos

#Photoshop: Blood Type Photoshop Tutorial

In this walkthrough, we’ll create a haggard looking ‘blood’ type effect, which looks great as a standalone piece, or as a title for your Horror / Macabre works. If you’re not already using Layer Gr...

#Photoshop: Blood Type Photoshop Tutorial

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: #Free After Effects Project - Merry Christmas

Full HD 1920×1080
Main features:
  • After effects cs3 project (compatible with all newer after effects versions: cs4, cs5, cs5.5, cs6, cc)
  • No plugins used or required
  • Project is created in full HD resolution in 25 frames per second. You can very easy change parameters and render your final video in any resolution and any fps
Music is not included.
Customization is very easy, all you need to do is to add your logo, image and edit texts.

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: #Free After Effects Project - Merry Christmas