Unheap - A tidy repository of jQuery plugins Book Moving – Free eBooks Download How to Color Inked Line Art in Photoshop In this Photoshop tutorial, I’m going give you a general overview of how I digitally color an illustration. We’ll go over scanning, cleaning, flatting, coloring, rendering, and texturing techniques. There’s just as many ways to coloring a drawing digitally as there is to painting a picture. Preview Click the image below to see it in full size. Step 1: Scanning Your Inks In this tutorial, I’m going to use my own illustration. Make sure you are scanning in black and white. Step 2: Isolating the Line Art Now that we have our image scanned, open it in Adobe Photoshop. Press Ctrl/Cmd + Alt/Option + 2 (for Photoshop CS4 and up) or Ctrl/Cmd + Alt/Option + ~ (for Photoshop CS3 and below). Tip: I encourage you to know and use Photoshop shortcut keys; it saves a lot of time. Then press Delete to remove the selected white areas, leaving us with just the line art on this layer. Create a new layer (Shift + Ctrl/Cmd + N). Step 3: Clean Up Inks Step 4: Flats Step 5: Coloring Step 6: Rendering Step 7: Textures
Allofthelights.js, jQuery plugin to turn off the light and enjoy your videos How it works ? I initially wanted to have only one div to cover the entire document and to play with the video iframe's z-index. Unfortunately I encountered several problems with some players : it worked with YouTube, but not with Dailymotion, etc. I therefore decided to make a new script that would work with any player. Alloffthelights.js calculates the video's offset and creates several div in position:absolute wrapped around it. The offset is recalculated when the light is turned on or the window resized. Single video : Multiple videos : Usage Step 1 - Link to resources Add these links to your page. Step 2 - Add the video and the switch Give the video iframe an CSS id or class and place the switch button anywhere you like on the page (remember, it's must match the switch_selector option). Step 3 - Call Allofthelights.js Call the JS function on your video frame... and there you go !
50 Photoshop Tricks for a Fast-Paced Work Environment Are you a designer on a deadline? If you are, then I’m sure you can recall the last time you thought to yourself, “if I had a little more time, I could…” what? Polish that button? Find a better hero image? Reevaluate that color palette? Take some time to do a little more QA? The truth is, however, that we designers will always be looking for more time to polish the one pixel that got away. Of course, since our go-to design tool in the office is Photoshop, we thought we’d share with you 50 simple Photoshop tricks and shortcuts we love using that can help trim excess spent time in your workflows. Important Note: The following require Photoshop CS5 and a Mac OS X. The Usual Keyboard Shortcut Suspects Memorize these shortcuts. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.Keyboard shortcuts for flipping foreground and background (X): Use this to switch between your current foreground and background colors located in your toolbar. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Customized Must-Have Keyboard Shortcuts 11. 12. 13. Photoshop, the Word Processor