Press Release: Teacup Moves to Subscription Pricing

Teacup moves to subscription pricing Teacup Software announced its move to a subscription pricing model for its plug-ins for InDesign starting with the 2014 release of Adobe’s Creative Cloud. Teacup’s industry-leading BarcodeMaker, DataLinker, TypeFitter and PatternMaker plug-ins are all now available for download for InDesign CC 2014. The plug-ins add a variety of features to InDesign,…

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Developing Business with End-to-End Digital Content Solutions

Maxim Integrated effectively creates and manages enhanced end-user experiences that quickly guide customers to the information they need—on any device at any time. Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Enterprise Edition, and Adobe Experience Manager in Adobe Marketing Cloud enable prompt access to personalized product research results that help Maxim customers transform online interactions and speeds time to market. There…

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Editing JPEGs and TIFFs in Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw

This really surprises a lot of people, but you can shoot in JPEG or TIFF modes on your camera and still use Camera Raw just like you would with any RAW photo. So I thought I’d show you how to do just that, because it’s not really obvious, and there are a couple of different…

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Create an Isometric Pixel Art Character in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIf you really enjoyed playing with Lego as a kid (or if you’ve continued to play with them as an adult) isometric pixel art might interest you; it can be pretty technical, it feels more like building than illustrating and since there’s no perspective, you can move elements around your isometric environment…

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Lightroom and Photoshop – Creating Panoramas

Once you have the images imported into Lightroom, you can send them directly into Photoshop from Lightroom with a click of a menu; it’s easy. And the advantage here is that once you save from Photoshop, your newly created panoramic image is imported automatically back into Lightroom’s catalog. Lightroom and Photoshop cooperate well together in…

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Making a Beautiful Transparent Wing for a Fairy

Learn how to make this eerie photo manipulation with fairy and dragonflies flying around her. It will show you, how to make amazing depth of field on your manipulation by simple steps. You will see, how to use different blurs and blending modes on your work. (View This Tutorial)…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 18 August 2014

Great content found by Pariah and shared to the design and creative communities on social media. How Open Source Companies Stay Profitable While it’s true that there are many open source solutions that both companies and individuals can acquire and… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 18 August 2014 on Pariah Burke…

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Tonality by Macphun – A Review

The world of black & white conversion apps is a competitive one these days with the some stiff competition from Nik’s SilverEfex Pro 2, OnOne’s Perfect Black & White and Topaz’s B&W Effects. Having been a long time user of the first two of these apps (I’ve yet to try the latter) I know it…

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How to Create Vivid Arabian Night Composite in Photoshop

Learn how to create a beautiful Arabian night photo manipulation with Photoshop. You will learn several blending tricks and composting tips that will help you create a vivid vector-like landscape. What you’ll be creating This photo manipulation is my vision on how the desert should look in a story: mysterious and welcoming. You will need…

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Insta-Art: Wow Your Friends with this Mosaic Vector Effect

To create the 3D mosaic vector effect we will use the Halftone effect of the Phantasm plug-in and then we will learn how to automate work in Adobe Illustrator using the Action feature. Long sequences of commands, effects and filters with multiple parameters can easily be replaced with the work of the action, which lasts no more…

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10 Tricks From 3D Modeling That You Can Use in Digital Painting

What You’ll Be CreatingThe biggest problem with digital painting is that it’s seen as quite a spontaneous activity—you don’t think, you just get an idea and try to present it with all the resources available. When the outcome is far from your expectations, you just consider yourself talentless and lose heart. Such a vision of…

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Manipulating a Man to be Liquefied under Raining

How to specially present the raining scenery? Except adding a shower on image, you can also change the image status to be liquified. The method is to use the water and bubbles to combine with the human skin, head and hair. (View This Tutorial)…

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Wedding Grid

This is a cool grid effect I did back in my first book, Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers, and I thought it lent itself nicely to a wedding-themed design. With a few updated tricks for this technique, you can definitely have some fun with your wedding images. STEP ONE: Create a new document…

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Create Sticker-like Music Icons in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIt’s time to update the look of your desktop icon set starting with the icons for your music player or MP3s. With this sticker-style icon tutorial, you’ll learn how to combine gradient shapes, effects in the Appearance panel, and offset shapes in order to quickly render circles into the start of a…

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PhotoshopUser TV: Pan Blur Effect and Cloud Brushes – Episode 390

In this season finale, Matt has a tip on adding wispy clouds to your cityscape shots using the pan blur effect in Photoshop. Pete has a tip on creating clouds using a cloud brush. Peachpit Book Deal Contest form PhotoshopWorld KelbyOne Seminar Dates This Week’s Sponsors: Wacom | mpix | B&H Photo | Kelby Training…

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Add Depth To Photoshop Shapes

Photoshop ships with a number of shapes, but they can often seem a little ‘flat’. In this video I add various shading, and text, to a banner to give it some depth. The post Add Depth To Photoshop Shapes appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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Photoshop Masking Using Refine Edge Tool

In this Photoshop Tutorial we’ll be looking at how to remove an image from a background using the Refine Edge Tool to mask our image. The post Photoshop Masking Using Refine Edge Tool appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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