One of the least used tools and processes in Photoshop are the pen tools and vector drawing. People just seem to forget them in Photoshop in favor of Illustrator. By the time you finish this five-page tutorial, sent in by Fatma, you'll be a Photoshop Vector Expert! June 29, 2011
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So you're out there shooting up a memory card with photos and you get home to discover -- these shots suck! Well, this edition of Photoshop Madness offers some quick cure Photoshop actions and retouching to turn BLAH into WOW! June 29, 2011
The toughest challenge many graphic designers encounter is matching digital color to real world color. It's fine until it leaves the computer or digital output -- but if you have to plan, design, construct, or manufacture anything that will be painted, you're in trouble. This app may be a life saver! June 28, 2011
Shooting this summer? Shooting at the beach? Shooting at sporting events? Chances are, you'll get some shiny, oily, perspiring skin to deal with! Thanks to Chris - IZA Tuto - this tutorial on skin retouching shows some savvy technique all beginner to intermediate Photoshop users should know -- how to clear oily and shiny skin (often referred to as hotspots) June 28, 2011
A hand tremor is not high on the list of desires for most photographers, so when Alan noticed his hand shaking, and found out he had Parkinson's, all he could say was "Uh oh." Yet art photographer Alan Babbitt has turned his Parkinson's tremor into an innovative art technique -- Un-Still Photography June 27, 2011
This tiny marvel delivers rechargeable barcode scanning and asset organization for small business. With a stunning industrial design, rechargeable battery, included inventory software, and integration with the apps Mac and PC users utilize most June 27, 2011
This edition of Media Update follows up on our previous edition earlier this month. In this edition see : * Facebook Test Mines Real-Time Conversations for Ad Targeting * Five Ways to Make Communicating Web Analytics Data Easier * How to Use LinkedIn Today to Find Popular Content * Is Sharing More Valuable for Publishers on Facebook or Twitter? * Twitter tip: Tweet on the weekend * What's Next for LinkedIn? ... and more. June 27, 2011
Scott Kelby has published a lot of books, but I believe "Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers using Photoshop" is one of his best books! This one has it all! June 27, 2011
The iPhone and iPad have become de facto devices for graphic designers everywhere. But "everywhere" doesn't always mean "everywhere" and one lament we're hearing is AT&T isn't getting the job done. What to do? There isn't an easy way... but this might work! June 26, 2011
The book industry has been hit hard by the recession - very hard. (You know publishers are desperate when they start embracing online content curation.) And now there's even more news to raise the industry's blood pressure ... June 25, 2011