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Useful Adobe Photoshop Techniques, Tutorials and Tools

Useful Adobe Photoshop Techniques, Tutorials and Tools
As web designers, we always have something new to learn. Over the last decade our workflow has changed dramatically — it’s become more sophisticated and highly diversified. Not only do we have a much larger variety of improved tools to use; there’s also an endless stream of new techniques emerging and spreading within the web design community via social networks. And this is where the opportunity to learn new useful, practical approaches and techniques comes in. We can learn by exploring the different design approaches other designers have taken, when solving their problems and apply these approaches to our work to become more productive and skilled. Therefore, our editorial team is permanently looking for interesting techniques, tools and tutorials, which we carefully select and present in round-ups on Smashing Magazine. Below you’ll find an overview of new useful Adobe Photoshop techniques and tutorials that we’ve found and collected over the last months. Illustration Link

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62 Fresh & Impressive Photoshop Tuts April 7th in Compilations by Ben Rama . Tweet These are some of the freshest and most popular tutorials from around the interweb. We searched hard to gather together a selection that covers most aspects of design using Photoshop. Its always a good time to brush up on your skills with photoshop and always good fun .

Learn How to Draw Hand-crafted Pixel Art in Photoshop In this tutorial, legendary Aussie illustrator Russel Tate teaches you how to draw with pixels. You'll learn how to create awesome artwork in the style of eBoy and Army of Trolls. This article was kindly shared with Psdtuts+ by iStockphoto as part of a knowledge exchange between the two sites. Top 10 Best Photoshop Tutorials This Week 009 « Tutorialstorage Feb112012 It’s time to present you a Top 10 selection of Best Photoshop Tutorials. If you want to share with us your photoshop or illustrator tutorial, your work, design or photography send us a mail or via Twitter using #tutorialstorage in the end of the tweet. Graphic design often involves mixing media and design styles to achieve a creative result, so it’s important to know how to use a variety of tools, techniques and resources at your disposal to create a coherent composition. Without a coherent and well thought out composition, your artworks will not have the polished and memorable finished result that you’re hoping for.In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to have some fun with vectors, custom brushes, and stock images to create a colorful and eye-catching nature themed girl composition in Photoshop.

Creating Retro Folded Typography Using Photoshop In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to create retro-looking text that seems like it’s constructed using folded strips of paper. We’re going to step away from the computer a little bit and use a real model as a reference for our project. Prepare yourself to heavily rely on Photoshop’s Lasso Tool, as well as some other basic tools and simple techniques. Preview Click on the preview image below to see the final product in full scale.

44 Grunge Photoshop Tutorials What’s up today? We’ve actually compiled a whole array of creative grunge tutorials so you can infuse staggering grungy styles into your artworks using Photoshop. Lately the grunge effect is known to be an enormously popular trend in web design, and basically it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere any time soon.

Useful Photoshop Tips And Tricks For Photo Retouching 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. This article is different. I’ll be covering some of the useful techniques and tricks which I’ve learned from my experience.

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Compositing in Adobe Photoshop: Time-Saving Tips Advertisement Compositing is a skill and process that spans the entire spectrum of creative industries. At the high end, compositing boasts its own specialized profession in film and television post production and visual effects. Dedicated software such as NUKE and Shake have taken the craft to powerful levels of its own, leaving behind the relatively basic compositing toolset of Adobe Photoshop. However, for many graphics practitioners compositing is a vital everyday process — and as with all pixel-pushing endeavors, Photoshop remains the entry point and hub to learning and ultimately mastering the fundamentals of this important skill. In this article, I’ll share some of my own time-saving tips for compositing in Photoshop. 9 Astounding Photoshop Transformations [VIDEOS] With ever-more sophisticated software, media photograph touchups are now commonplace and widely accepted. But should it be so extreme? Some would argue that airbrushing images for the beauty industry's version of perfection grossly distorts our ideas of beauty, creating a false benchmark that's utterly unattainable. At the very least, when you see the extent to which photos can be digitally altered, you'll view future images with a healthy dose of skepticism. We've found nine YouTube videos that take you through the Photoshop transformation process.

An exercise based on my PSL experience:The power of open-ended requirements Today I held a class in Scrum and Lean. I was then able to test some of my learnings from the PSL class in a exercises I made up just the day before. The results were almost too good. I divided the class in two groups (consisting of about 6 people each) and told them that they in this exercise would do a drawing during silence, following a requirement I would hand out.

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