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Hello again. Had a great day yesterday on a trip out to see the WWE do their thing. Took a few photos but rules is rules and I was soon asked to put the camera away, which I did and did not take any more sneaky pics using people around me as a human shield from the arena stewards. Anyhoo, here’s today’s round up;

Out Now


 Advanced Photoshop 

Issue 56

Price: £5.99
Cover Mount: CD with stock images, video tutorials, brushes, textures and project files to work along.

Main Headline: Expert Advice Matte-Painting Techniques

A wonderful magazine with some great tutorials as well as news and advice.

As the name may suggest, really not for the beginner as it could be a bit intimidating.


Digital Photo

 Issue May 2009

Cover Price: 4.99
Cover Mount: CD Video tutorials,  project images, image template and gallery of readers work.

Main Headline: The Ultimate Landscape Guide

A great photography and Photoshop balance with news, tutorials and advice. 


Also Available today;

Digital photographer.£5.00 – #82 Shoot Great Landscapes. Some Photoshop
Black & White Photography. £3.99 – May 2009. On The Road in Dubai. Some Photoshop. 

Tutorials : Get to Grips With Gradients


Gradients from BrushesDownload
If you really want to get the best out of gradients, and I know you do, then you want to start adding to those default gradients that ship with Photoshop. Here’s a neat lsite with some freebies;




Introduction to the Gradient Tool from TiZag





Some more play time with gradients from Gorgeous Gradients




Have fun, see you tomorrow.

About Eric Renno (435 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.

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