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Manic Monday (ooo-wee-ooo.. I wish it was Sunday)

I thought I would use Monday to give my pick of what has come to my attention over the weekend. 

My Quest

I have been trying to find someone, anyone, that has used the content aware scaling in a real world situation. Only one so far, for resizing a photo to a standard print size. Is that the only use for this enhancement? Drop me a note if you have found  another use, and used it!

Things to Do

PlanetPhotoshop, the home of Corey Barker, have a  forum that runs a Friendly Tutorial Challenge starting on Sundays. This week is making a textured photo frame. Really nice use of an alpha channel. 

Speaking of Mr Barker, a video of his was posted at Layers Magazine.com3D Reflections on Video

Say Anything Caption/Photoshop Contest: Be Funny, Win A Free Movie Title Says it all

Freebie at Colorburned

Freebie at Colorburned

 

Free Stuff

Colorburned have more great give aways, this time 53 Hi-Res Paint Brushes, a great set.

 

 

 

 

Adobe Tutorialz - Amazing Spiderman

Adobe Tutorialz - Amazing Spiderman

 

Tutorials

AdobeTutorialz posted a great tutorial called The Amazing Spiderman. Not the most useful of tutorials for the final image, but the techniques used are very well explained and worth a look through.

 

From PhotoshopSupport

Create A Photoshop Action To Watermark Your Images – Photoshop Tutorial

Always a handy skill to have

 

 

Inspiration : 

Quite Brilliant

Quite Brilliant

I’m afraid I can’t tell you anymore about the artist as I don’t speak Russian. Some stunning images on the site.

Laurent Batailley

Laurent Batailleys Portfolio is wort a look

Laurent Batailley's Portfolio is worth a look

 

 

Things To Buy

These have been around for a little while, but i never tire of them. 

Photoshop and Illustrator Magnetic boards. 

 

Photoshop Magnetic Board

Photoshop and Illustrator Magnetic Boards

 

Happy Monday everyone. See you all Tuesday!

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About Eric Renno (300 Articles)
Eric’s background in video editing with Adobe Premier led to his interest, and then obsession, with Photoshop. Starting TipSquirrel.com as a hobby he is proud to have gathered together and be a part of The Photoshop Nuts. Known as only “TipSquirrel” for two years, Eric ‘went public’ when he was a finalist in The Next Adobe Photoshop Evangelist competition. He’s also been a finalist in Deke’s Techniques Photoshop Challenge. While still taking on some freelance work, Eric has recently become a Lecturer at Peterborough’s Media and Journalism Centre where he enjoys sharing his knowledge as well as learning new skills. This realisation that he loves to teach has made Eric look at altering his career path.