Photoshop Madness Meets Designing Women Again

We'll continue our Designing Women series with Women Designers who are featured in the latest Adobe Master Class ... celebrating Women's History Month with . . .
* Brooke Shaden Visual trips to places unseen
* Riley Kern : Retro in the Rockwell style
* Star Foreman diverse portfolio
* Zhang Jingna attitude to spare
* Sarah Wilmer : dark dreams
* ... and MORE March 29, 2013

DTG News for March 2013

DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 23, #3 ~ March, 2013
01 March on: Designing Women
02 DW Photoshop: Create cool, splashy typography using Adobe Photoshop
03 DW Feature: Are You Stuck in a Spiral? 6 Steps You Can Take To Get Out!
04 DW Feature: Heather Keogh : Green Screen Photography
05 DW Feature: LAWS of Authorship
06 18th Annual Designing Women Celebration
07 Photoshop Madness Meets Designing Women
08 10 Simple Presentation Tips for Professionals
09 60 Seconds Blog : Spectacular Vertical Gardens
10 60 Seconds Blog : False Advertising ???
11 Brick and Mortar Dying While Digital is Flying
12 &Else News, Views & Reviews
13 DTG Pinterest
14 Facebook Timeline Winners for 2012, on Pinterest
15 The Publishers' Warehouse
16 DTG Facebook antics & Designing Women
17 Next Month: Designing Spring March 22, 2013

Create cool, splashy typography using Adobe Photoshop

For this month's Designing Women issue, Mirko from the DesignerDaily site sent this Photoshop tutorial written by Elizabeth Tran, a bright young designer from China! In this tutorial she shows you how to create cool water typography effect in Photoshop utilizing stock photos, blend modes, filters and special water splash brushes to give a splish-splash feel to this unique design typography treatment. February 28, 2013

Photoshop Madness Meets Designing Women

PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop! However, the latest Photoshop Madness surf was pure pleasure -- this time we did NOT encounter any spam, replicator or predator sites ... we are celebrating Women's History Month with . . .
* Leia : screenprinting art for the locals
* strawberryLuna : Female Designers
* Mary of Time, space and quality
* Lauren Rolwing Graphic Mischief
* Anna Grosh: typographic design
* Melinda Beck : lovable fun! February 25, 2013

DTG News for February 2013

* February: Love, Art, History
* 18th Annual Black History Month Art Celebrations
* Black History Month Poster
* 60 SECONDS - CREATIVE Tidbits : Valentine's Do It Yourself
* Adobe Illustrator Gradient Mesh distorts images
* Web Critique : Thumbs DOWN for Zubera classifieds
* The Art of Boudoir Photography: How to Create Stunning Photographs of Women
* 1,000 Poses for Creating Stunning Photographs of Women
* FunctionFox says Small Creative Companies are Poised for Growth in 2013
* 5 Tips for Turning Your Blog Into a Book
* Ricoh Americas: ‘Unstructured knowledge’ is the challenge of our time
* Marketing Update #2: Data is the New Creative
* Marketing Update #1: Winter tips for the wise
* Web Update for a new year . . .
* Publishing Update #2: death knell for the print industry?
* Publishing Update #1: 2013 Here we come
* Online Social Media #1 for January
* Online Social Media #2: Tips and tricks to improve Facebook
* Online Social Media #3: Reaching your reader
* DESIGNING WOMEN
* Reader Web Sites for Review
* &ELSE News & Views
* Free stuff ... books, software, more for you
* Editor's Last Words
and more ! February 1, 2013

Photoshop : Create a Polar Panorama Effect in 5 Minutes

Thanks to Chris Eissens, who sent in this Photoshop tutorial for beginners -- "How To Create A Polar Panorama Effect In Less Than Five Minutes" will show you how to create your own polar panorama effect "small planet" in a view simple steps in Phototshop. It will only take a view minutes to get this amazing effect. December 31, 2012

Photoshop Madness for the holidays

PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop! You can believe we went totally mad when we got caught in a stalker site, supposedly of "great Photoshop downloads" and couldn't get out! The only thing we could do was shut down the computer -- which lost a bunch of work on this month's column. Sheesh.
Holiday madness in Photoshop
We did find these Adobe Photoshop items for the 2012 Holiday Photoshop Madness surf . . .
* Create Christmas Greeting Card with CS6
* Photo to aquarel painting tutorial
* A Simple Christmas Star tutorial
* Amazing Christmas Card
* Some Christmas Dock Icons
* A Merry Christmas Tree
... and more! C'mon in ... November 28, 2012

DTG News for November, 2012

01 November: Designing Holidays
02 Photoshop Tutorial : Simulating Photoshop 3D Text
03 Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Custom Photoshop Brush Set
04 The Adobe Illustrator CS6 WOW! Book
05 Gallery, Field Trip : Photo Manipulation at its very best!
06 Transform your Photos and Videos into Professional Pencil Drawings
07 Books : Extraordinary gifts you'll make by hand
08 Wedding Photography: Snapshots to Great Shots
09 60 seconds: 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People
10 Photo Sense: The Easiest Photo Editing Software for Mac and iOS
11 Kick off the Holidays with Painting Apps for iPad
12 60 seconds : Fun with politics (for once!)
13 Social Media Update : into the holidays
14 Design - CREATIVE Tidbits : from Vignelli to PANTONE
15 Web Design Update October
16 November Thanks for all you do November 1, 2012

DTG News for October

01 Fred's 2012 famous fonts surfs
02 18th Annual Top Typography Books in Review
03 40 Free Macintosh (commercial) Fonts
04 Photoshop: 3D Typography in the Sky
05 Building patterns has never been this easy
06 Hermann Zapf: Design at Hallmark Cards
07 New Gallo Fonts for Design & Crafts
08 12 Essential books for creative pros, freelancers
09 CREATIVE Tidbits : Typography
10 Fall Publishing Update
11 Marketing Update : promotions into fall
12 Sub Contracting can be profitable
13 Search for AMERICA'S NEXT AUTHOR
14 Did you see the Publishers' Warehouse?
15 &Else NEWS for the creative professional :
16 Pages of Fonts Fest Past :
17 October rolls on ... then it's November and the Holidays October 1, 2012

3D Dreamy Scene On The Sky: Tutorial

This Photoshop Tips & Tricks Tutorial was sent in by Dainis Graveris, and while it's all about the "dreamy" scene in the sky, learning the different type effects will help you along with 3d from Illustrator. It's an earlier version, not CS6, but like we said, you could always do all those effects in earlier versions, just maybe not so easily nor automated. September 27, 2012