Build a 3D Room to Display Recommended Videos in Youtube We will be creating a 3D Room which you can design any way you want, and then use that room for your Recommended Videos section at the end of all your videos on Youtube. Well also show you how to set things up in Youtube once we're done in AE. Hello, everyone. My name is Joseph Robidoux, and welcome to another AE Tuts+ tutorial. In this tutorial, we will be creating a 3D room and have a camera rotate around all four walls with video footage on the walls. Useful Photoshop Tips And Tricks For Photo Retouching - Smashing Magazine Advertisement When it comes to designing in Photoshop, there is a myriad of ways one could use to achieve a certain result, especially when it comes to photo retouching. Designers use technique they are most confident as well as comfortable with, which is great because it’s always useful to peek into the workflow of our colleagues and learn new design approaches. We have had articles on cloning1, compositing2, masks3 and obscure Photoshop time-savers4 in the past.
Mentaway Logo Design Case Study A few weeks ago my brother Eduardo Sasso showed me an idea he had for a web service that would be perfect for those who travel a lot or simply want to keep track of their adventures when they are away from their places. I loved the concept and I joined him along side with Gisele Muller and Fabiano Meneghetti to make that app become real. The name was already chosen, Mentaway. Talking to my brother and Gisele, the creators of the whole idea, they gave me some insights on how they see the service, the goals and philosophy behind it.
The Ultimate Guide To The Frequency Separation Technique Chances are you have already learned what Frequency Separation (FS) technique is, as it became mainstream in the past few years. However, many FS technique users actually know very little theory behind it, thus have little control over its implementation. I've set out to research and collect all the important and useful information about it, so we can together learn how to become better at it. Quick Effect: Magnifying Track Matte This tutorial will teach you how to generate a magnifying effect with the use of an animated track matte. The final effect can be used for many purposes, particularly to create a sophisticated background for other elements, such as logos and text. This tutorial is ideal for beginners or experienced After Effects users who want to quickly learn an attractive and simple technique. Step 1 Open After Effects, and create a new composition (up top click "Composition -> New Composition").
The Ultimate Guide To The Frequency Separation Technique The Ultimate Guide To The Frequency Separation Technique Chances are you have already learned what Frequency Separation (FS) technique is, as it became mainstream in the past few years. However, many FS technique users actually know very little theory behind it, thus have little control over its implementation. I’ve set out to research and collect all the important and useful information about it, so we can together learn how to become better at it.
A Perfect Lie in Photoshop #2 by Cameron Mon, 09/06/2010 - 12:16 Last year our friend and contributor of Abduzeedo Cameron Rad did a video tutorial called A Perfect Lie in Photoshop in which he showed us a really cool skin retouching technique. Even though the that tutorial was already cool he wasn't satisfied and spent another year trying to come up with a killer way to do skin retouchin. 25 New Illustrator Tutorials That Will Make You A Master Of Vector Art Just because you can usually get a similar effect in Photoshop doesn’t mean the end result will be as good as using Illustrator (depending on the project). If you are like me (and I will bet most of you are) you will go ahead and use PS because you know it much better even though the final project will not be as good or as functional as it could be. Well it’s time to buck up and get this learning curve completely out of the way so you make the right choice next time. Below are some sweet Illustrator tuts that will leave you in vector heaven once your done. Adobe Photoshop is one of the most popular photo editing programs that has ever been created.
Creating geometric patterns in Illustrator Create a cubical pattern background For this tutorial I'll first show you how you can create a cubical pattern background using Illustrator's so called Pattern Maker feature. So you need version CS6 or later for this tutorial. Then secondly I'll also show you how you can create a triangular pattern. Let's get started… Old to Young Case Study in Photoshop by Cassio Braga Reading the comments about the Photoshop Battle and I noticed the a lot of people were interested in knowing and seeing the images that were created during the event. Because of that I decided to recreate one of the images I did in my first battle, which was my favorite. This time however I had more time to pay attention to some details, in the event we had only 30 minutes to come up with an idea and make it come true. So as I mentioned before this image, I will present in this case study, was created in my first duel and the subject was water. I really like the result because besides the visual strength it has a simple idea that makes us wonder and think about life and aging.
30 Illustrator Gradient Mesh Tutorials to Help Enhance Your Vector Realism We've got some awesome tuts from across the net for learning and improving your Gradient Mesh skills with. It's a great tool to work with to achieve vector realism. It takes a little practice to get the feel for working with it, but it's worth the effort. We've released quite a few tutorials for learning and mastering the Gradient Mesh Tool. There are lots of dedicated tuts on this tool on Vectortuts+ and across the web listed here. Also check out some inspirational links at the end of this post as well.
How to Add Depth of Field to your Photos with Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop allows artists to alter photos and images in amazing ways. One of the more subtle (and often very effective) changes that you can make to an image is to add depth of field. What is Depth of Field? The term depth of field is used to describe the area in a photo that is in focus (as opposed to being out of focus). For instance, when you look at a real landscape, outside, some objects will be in focus and others will be out of focus, depending on what your eyes are looking at within the scene at any given time. Photographs of that same landscape, no matter how well they are produced, may not be able to recapture that same depth of field that you saw and remembered.
Tips on Creating Fluffy Characters One of the best things about clients is that they're always surprising us with some random and misterious pitch works. One of my last briefings was to create a fluffy character, but since I always made illustrations more realistic, this was quite a challenge for me. As some of you may have thought, I also tought that creating a fluffy character would be as easy as drawing an apple, but I was wrong and on this tutorial I will explain the reasons why. So, you may be asking yourself, why is not that simple to create a fluffy character? Well, character design is actually a specific field, so as every specific field on art/design area, it has some rules and guidelines.