FotoFusion Extreme - Create A Simple Contact Sheet
Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2009 :: 2733 Views
While waiting for the next big batch of FotoFusion Extreme videos, why not check out this nifty demonstration on how to make a simple 10 x 8 contact sheet and save it as a template.
FotoFusion Extreme - Interface
Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 :: 3414 Views
In this lesson we'll go over the basics of the interface for FotoFusion Extreme from LumaPix. Topics include the Create Tab, the main toolbar, the Organize Tab, assigning keywords and ratings, and the Share and Output Tabs among others.
FotoFusion Extreme - The Basics
Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 :: 5183 Views
FotoFusion, from LumaPix, is an outstanding page layout program geared towards creating collages (i.e. flush mount books), class composites, cards, etc. In these first eight videos we take a look at some of the basic functions of Fotofusion Extreme.
Adobe Bridge CS4 - New Features
Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2009 :: 1475 Views
Not necessarily a lesson, more of a quick look at some of the cool new features found in Bridge CS4.
Photoshop - Glass Sphere With Image
Posted on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 :: 3900 Views
In this member requested tutorial we'll go through the process of creating a transparent glass sphere, then we'll populate it with an image. The project file used in the video can be found here.
Photoshop - Dramatic Lighting 3
Posted on Monday, March 9, 2009 :: 3649 Views
In this lesson you'll use the Quick Select Tool and Refine Edge to quickly separate the subject from the background. You'll then use a series of layer masks, the brush tool, and some gradients to create the actual moody lighting effect. To finish off the effect, you'll add some filters and a Solid Color Fill used as a tint. Download the project...
Photoshop CS4 - Eight Very Useful New Photoshop Tweaks
Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2009 :: 1485 Views
This isn't really a lesson. It's more of a "Whats new and actually useful in Photoshop CS4?" series of videos. Why only eight new features mentioned? Certainly there are numerous changes that have been made to CS4, but these particular features are immediately useful and will probably become part of your regular CS4 workflow. These eight, brief...
Photoshop - Create A Shiny Emoticon
Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2009 :: 2750 Views
In this lesson, you'll use some basic shapes to create a smiley emoticon. You'll then use a photograph, distorted with the Liquify and Spherize filters, as the basis for the glossy surface of the smiley. This technique can be used for all sorts of buttons, icons, emoticons, digital illustrations, etc.
Photoshop CS4 - Retouching Tools
Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2009 :: 4506 Views
In this lesson we'll look at the different retouching tools in Photoshop CS4 - the clone stamp, healing brushes, patch tool, red eye tool, dodge, burn and sponge tools.
Intro to Photoshop CS4 Part 2
Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 :: 2018 Views
In this lesson we'll take a closer look at the new Adjustments and Masks panels in Photoshop CS4. We'll also use some more selection tools and begin working with layer masks. Download the files used in this lesson here.
Photoshop - Create a Lens
Posted on Monday, February 23, 2009 :: 1065 Views
In this lesson, you'll use the ellipse tool along with the "Add/Subtract From Shape Area" option to create a realistic lens graphic. You'll also apply a series of gradient overlays to give your lens graphic some shading and depth. Download the project file here.
Intro to Photoshop CS4
Posted on Friday, February 20, 2009 :: 6029 Views
The first batch of Photoshop CS4 videos is here! In these lessons we start from the beginning again using Adobe's new Photoshop CS4. Whether you're new to Photoshop, or just new to CS4, you're sure to find something useful in these seven videos. You'll create your first layered, Photoshop document (PSD), explore the new CS4 workspace and explor...
Photoshop - Create a Search Button
Posted on Monday, February 16, 2009 :: 2410 Views
In this lesson, you'll use the ellipse tool and the bevel and emboss layer style to create a realistic magnifying glass icon to function as a search button for a web page. Be sure and download the project file here.
Photoshop - Intro To Layer Comps
Posted on Thursday, February 5, 2009 :: 1943 Views
Adobe Photoshop CS3 video tutorial. A look at layer comps. View and export multiple versions of your designs and layouts from one PSD file with layer comps.
Photoshop - Slide Viewer Interface Mock-Up
Posted on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 :: 1023 Views
In this lesson you'll create a mock up of a slide viewer like you would see on a Flash designed web page. You'll use the rectangle tool in conjunction with pattern overlays and a texture image to create some realistic items that you would find on a real world desktop to complete the desktop theme. Be sure to download the project files here.
Photoshop - Styles Presets
Posted on Thursday, January 29, 2009 :: 1430 Views
Adobe Photoshop CS3 video tutorial. A look at how to make your own one click style presets and how to resize them without your layer styles changing. Premium members download the red button example used in the video from this location.
Smart Filters and Vector Graphics
Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 :: 3190 Views
Adobe Photoshop CS3 video tutorial. We take a look at the effect smart filters have on vector graphics when used as smart objects. Premium members be sure to download the project file here.
Photoshop - Liquid Logo
Posted on Monday, January 26, 2009 :: 1199 Views
In this lesson, you'll use vector and raster graphics together to create a liquid themed logo and graphic. Using the warp transform function, you'll turn a series of vector stripes into a fluid graphic to be used as a background design. You'll also create some vector boxes to use as containers (clipping masks) for some raster images. Download t...
Vector Graphics in Photoshop
Posted on Friday, January 23, 2009 :: 1398 Views
Adobe Photoshop CS3 video tutorial. The first video in a series of eight dealing with all things vector inside Photoshop. This video deals with the main difference between raster and vector graphics. Premium members be sure to check out the entire series under Projects.
Vector Graphics In Photoshop
Posted on Friday, January 23, 2009 :: 1062 Views
In this lesson we'll look at all things vector inside Photoshop. We'll look at the difference between raster and vector graphics. We'll look at how the vector mask works and what a vector shape really is in Photoshop. We'll explore the many ways to go about modifying a path and what you can do with a workpath. To wrap things up you'll create TW...