How to Cheat at Tilt-Shift Photography

Tilt-shift photography (that ‘miniature effect’) is still a relatively new concept, and it’s a great way for you to generate interest in your design work through social networks, galleries and portfolios. The only problem is the cost. Even if you have a DSLR camera already, a tilt-shift lens will typically set you back around $1500… […]

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Create a Sleek Coming Soon Page in Photoshop

There are various reasons why you may need to create a Coming Soon Page. You may want to start to have the domain indexed by the crawlers and fill in the white space with something that recalls your website launch; or start to spread the word about the service that you are going to offer, […]

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10 Tips to Improve Your Workflow and Work Faster in Illustrator

As a webdesigner, I’m at the moment specialized in interface design for application website but also for iOS, android and BlackBerry, so I tend to use a lot Illustrator. I use it for mockups, but also for the design of entire websites. Some designers might call me crazy, but after a while, I found that […]

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Working with Photoshop’s Blending Modes to Color a Black and White Photo

I love looking at Black and White pictures…it somehow gives me a very calm feeling and intimate thoughts. However, seeing a bit of color on a Black and White picture makes it more exciting and outstanding. Thus, we see selective color photography everywhere nowadays. It usually draws attention to the subject in the photo and […]

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10 Photoshop Quick Tips to Improve Your Workflow

Using Photoshop can sometimes seem like a necessary evil, especially when things seem to take much longer than they should. However, if something seems to take a long time, you can be pretty sure that someone has found a quick way of doing it! So we are bringing you 10 quick tips that will hopefully […]

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Creating Rotoscoping Animation with Photoshop

It was invented by the great animator Max Fleischer (of Betty Boop, Popeye and Superman fame) in 1917. Those of us who were born in the 80’s probably got our first glimpse at this technique either by A-Ha´s music video of “Take on Me” or by the bizarre Ralph Bakshi’s animated version of Lord of […]

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 New Round of Tips and Tricks

It has been more than a year since my first article “8 Photoshop Tricks I Wish I Knew When I Was a Student“. Since then, we have moved to CS6, with a whole range of new functionalities. In this article we will present some of those new functionalities with some little tips and tricks that […]

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10 Photoshop Tips: Extend Your Basic Knowledge of Photoshop

Photoshop is very often the tool of choice for photo retouching, but over time it has become a widely used tool in other professional fields such as illustration, conceptual art, graphic design, web design… Therefore, it is a multi-use program that can help a lot to develop our creative work. However, it is easy for […]

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13 Common Photoshop Mistakes and Malpractices with Remedies

Photoshop is to a graphic designer as the rolling pin is to a baker. As a graphic design tool, Photoshop can be compared to the clay in a sculptor’s hands or the scalpel in the surgeon’s hands. However, Photoshop can also produce negative results. A designer took a lot of flak for producing a picture […]

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Useful and Professional Photoshop Tutorials of 2014

Photoshop is such amazingly powerful software, and I seriously wonder if anyone in the world – and I include the developers – knows everything there is to know about Photoshop. Many people are very skilled at particular aspects of the software, often not really needing to know other aspects for their work. We are fortunate […]

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