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Into The Fade

02/09/2009

Last week I was asked to show an alternate method of bringing back faded photos besides that good old reliable Layer Blend Mode, Multiply. Let’s face it, even though that fix has been around [More]

When Inner Shadow Just Won’t Do

01/09/2009

There are times when an inner shadow looks like thats what I’m after but it doesn’t quite do what I want. That’s when I like to turn to inner glow. To use inner glow as a shadow is easy, [More]

Brush Stroke a Path

27/08/2009

Here’s where I’m going to end up today using the easy stroke path command.  So first off I need a path, now I could use the pen tool and the what-not, but I’m not going to. [More]

Scanning For Restoration

26/08/2009

So, you’ve got this great old photo you want to restore. What are the steps you need to take to get it into your computer so you can perform some Photoshop magic? Is the photo in fairly good [More]

Seeing Stars

25/08/2009

You might be here today to see what Simon has to offer, but I have some bad news. Simon very kindly sent me 2 weeks worth of posts last week as he would be away this week. He didn’t factor in my [More]

Becoming an ACE and ACI

24/08/2009

Becoming an Adobe Certified Expert or Certified Instructor is something that I’ve found that many people are interested in. There seems to be a lot of questions about how to get certified, and [More]

The Long And Winding Road

19/08/2009

by Janine Smith The use of the postcard first began in 1861 when a copyright was issued to one John P. Charlton of Philadelphia, Pa. The first cards, called “postal cards” or “postals”, were [More]

Making an Object Transparent

18/08/2009

Glass tutorial by Simon Rudd In this tutorial you will learn how to make a glass object from a photo 1. First find a photo with an interesting object in it. I got this from sxc.hu Click to Enlarge [More]

Serif vs Sans Serif

17/08/2009

The Typography Starting Point. written by: Firgs of DesignByFirgs.com A lot of beginning designers seem to skip over the typography lessons until they get further into doing actual design work. About [More]

Using Textures in Photoshop

10/08/2009

It’s with great pleasure that we welcome this week’s guest poster Andie Smith.   Admit it…textures are hot right now!!!!   They are artsy, and edgy, and just flat out awesome! They [More]

Its All In The Name

06/08/2009

  One of the best practices to get into is naming your layers, but this can be quite tedious. Oh yeah, it only take a couple of seconds, but that’s a lifetime when you’re all fired up to [More]

Do The Math

29/07/2009

When I look back at all the things I didn’t do in my life because math was involved, it makes me shudder. I didn’t go on to attain copious amounts of higher education and strings of [More]

Photoshop Sizing Images

27/07/2009

Thanks to Tip Squirrel for having me here as a guest blogger. I'm not one to mince words, so let's jump right into this morning's lesson. We're going to discuss Image Sizing. Often overlooked, sometimes confusing, easily dismissed, but oh so important. First thing is to get to the Image Size command: Press CMD+OPT+I (CTRL+ALT+I) to open the Image Size dialogue or choose Image->Image Size from the Photoshop menu. [More]

Curve A-Peel

22/07/2009

(Many thanks to my friend Tipsy for including me on his Tip Squirrel team! I’m more honored than I can say!) These past few weeks have found me so inundated with restoration work I was unable [More]
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