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Photoshop Quick Tip: Create a Dragan Style Portrait Effect in 5 Steps. If you’re a photo buff of any level, you’ve most likely heard of or seen the amazing work of Andrzej Dragan.

Photoshop Quick Tip: Create a Dragan Style Portrait Effect in 5 Steps

His portraits have a very high contrast and color style all their own. The effect is stunning and eye catching. It reveals a lot about the subject that the naked eye doesn’t get to see. A similar effect can be created in Photoshop with just a few simple steps. Lets take a look. Here’s a look at what we’ll be doing with this portrait. Step 1 First up, lets add a Levels adjustment layer, and adjust the levels to something close to what I have below. Step 2 Now lets add a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer and take the saturation down. Step 3. Behance. Behance. Essential Design - How it works — The Dieline - Branding & Packaging Design.

Without a clear intent you cannot make clear choices Before beginning any project answer these questions on behalf of the brand: Why am I here?

Essential Design - How it works — The Dieline - Branding & Packaging Design

What is success for me? Who will love me? What makes me special? These are not new questions, the key is to articulate answers in authentic, precise and meaningful terms Authentic - you have to make this personal to your brand. Precise - every word (or image) has a reason for being. Meaningful - any individual should be able to visualize what the answer means and be inspired to act. Sometimes this takes a conversation, sometimes a stage of work, it takes days or weeks never months, no-matter the size of the brand, it requires agreement but not wide spread consensus.

50 Portrait Retouching Tutorials To Upgrade Your Skills. Email Is it something that often happens to you?

50 Portrait Retouching Tutorials To Upgrade Your Skills

You just sit and keep on looking through your photos on the computer screen trying to take a closer look at your full-size pictures. And then it occurs to you that they didn’t really suck that much during the actual shoot? Of course, what you see during the shoot with your eyes and what you get after the photo session is not the same thing. But do not let your despair take possession of you! Photoshop is capable of making slightly imperfect photo into an awesome shot. 1. 2.

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Typography. Color Tools. Art & Design Tutorials. Business Card Resources. Black Cat Lacquer. Glossary of Printing & Graphic Terms. Hello!

Glossary of Printing & Graphic Terms

Peter Pressman here . . . welcome to this fine collection of Printing and Graphic Terms. When I entered the printing industry, I was a young pup -- eager to learn, but green behind the ears. A very dear friend gave me sound advice after I survived an embarrassing situation on the press floor (a costly $$ error, and entirely my fault). "You need to get the basic printing industry knowledge under your belt -- NOW," my friend told me. And he directed me to what he called "your beginner's printing industry bible" -- Getting it Printed by Mark Beach. So it is with great pride that I bring to you the glossary from Getting it Printed, copyright © 1993 by Mark Beach.

PLEASE NOTE: Getting it Printed was written for people who plan, design and pay for printing. Peter Pressman. How can I deactivate my Adobe software? If you are removing Creative Suite software from you computer and installing it on another computer, you'll need to deactivate the software.

How can I deactivate my Adobe software?

Remember that you must first deactivate your software before you uninstall it on one computer and install it on another. Unistalling does not deactivate your Adobe software automatically. Note: Lightroom does not have an activate/deactivate option. To deactivate the software from your computer: Make sure the computer that has the software installed is connected to the Internet.Choose Help > Deactivate in the product you wish to deactivate. For troubleshooting information related to Adobe activation and deactivation, see Activation, Deactivation | Adobe Products. This document contains information on common questions related to activation and deactivation such as: 45 Creative Resumes to Seize Attention. Editor’s note: For a newer, updated version of this post, check it out here.

45 Creative Resumes to Seize Attention

Are you one of those job seekers who have been sending far too many resumes and been hit with far too many disappointment? The problem may not lie with your qualification or skills set. Employer filters tons of resumes on daily basis, only the outstanding ones get noticed. A creative resume is fairly important. Not only it resembles your personality, it also speaks your capability and creativity. Today we want to bring to your attention a collective of 45 creative and beautiful resumes that will definitely impress an employer. Curriculum Vitae by Jonny-RocketA CV that probably laid the author the job and great at attracting attention among several hundred applicants. Resume by Pau Morgan Me, Myself Curriculum Vitae by Novisurjadi Life Chart ResumeAuthor’s first take at visualizing general tasks he does daily between age 0-32.

Resume by Arianedenise. Behance. Flickr! DIY Glass Jewelry. Hello and welcome to my nail polish jewelery tutorial!

DIY Glass Jewelry

A ton of you have been requesting this, and I'm sorry it has taken me a few weeks to put it together, but I was waiting on more earrings in the mail before I could finish!