Vectoring realistic wedding rings

Here's an extensive tutorial from Adrian at Vector Pack that utilizes many of Adobe Illustrator's functions that you may need some practice on -- including optimizing compound objects! We thought the subject matter is appropriate for this season too! Enjoy May 1, 2012

Photoshop Madness: PSD Doo

February continues with these awesome items ... check "Not Photoshopped" -- and beware, don't step in the Photoshop doo... As usual, Photoshop Madness runs across the good, the bad and the beautiful. February 8, 2012

Photoshop Madness: Love you!

We're loving Photoshop (and you) for February ... watch these pages for the next few days, there Photoshop 911 and Photoshop Tips & Tricks team! has much more As usual, Photoshop Madness finds the good and the bad, but this time -- PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop! January 31, 2012

Photoshop New Year Madness

Hello 2012, bye-bye 2011 ... and Photoshop Madness passes along some free designs and wallpapers ringing in the new year! And, of course we wish every happy Photoshopping for 2012, and safe surfing for Photoshop stuff that won't make you go mad! December 26, 2011

3D modeling program for the Mac

I've always said there needs to be a lower cost Mac alternative to the blood-sucking modeling programs on Windows. In several previous columns we've talked about this very cool 3D modeling program for the Mac. Now, Cheetah3D 5.7, professional level 3D modeling solution for Mac OS X has been updated. July 12, 2011

Imagerie got layers

Here's a unique new image editor built for Mac OS X -- designed for the most daily tasks ; built with a very modern core engine featuring layers management, vector tools, gradient editor and an innovative history navigator. June 29, 2011

Photoshop Pen Tool Drawing Savvy

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

Illustrator tutorial: combination lock

Here's another sparkling fresh Adobe Illustrator tutorial from Ainsley Bevis-- this time, she delves into the powers of PathFinder and gradients with some solid tips and techniques on the deceivingly simple illustration! May 31, 2011

Vector Art : Love Design

Most of you know by now that we love the DOVER collection of ready-to-use-art, and pictorial archives. If you frequent the Publishers' Warehouse loading dock, you've probably already seen some of the hundreds of full-page, downloadable samples we've stashed there. So, in celebration of our "Love Design" month, I've got an extra special treat for you -- vector files. January 28, 2011

Adobe Illustrator tutorial : Briefcase

There just aren't enough Adobe Illustrator tutorials on the web! I guess it's because the hacks can do easy stuff in Photoshop ... but Illustrator takes expertise and real work! Here's another one from our PS FAVE IconLibrary -- learning to make a shiny icon in Illustrator July 28, 2010