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One from my Bridal Shoot Last Thursday (including BTS shot)

I shared this shot last Friday on Social Media and here’s what I wrote: “I hesitate to even post this shot from yesterday’s bridal shoot (Kalebra was there doing the art direction and she was just amazing). It’s one of my favorites but I hesitate to post it because I emailed it to a buddyContinue...

To the Point: An Interview with Carol Rossetti

What You'll Be Creating Readers may recognize today's interviewee, Brazilian artist Carol Rossetti, as the creator of those fantastic, hand-drawn illustration depicting women, empowering messages of inclusion and little celebrations of identity. Show More Summary

Design a CD Cover in Low-Polygonal Grungy Style in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be Creating Ever wanted to make your own stylish CD cover? In this tutorial, we’ll go through a process of creation of a stylish CD cover, with simple yet modern styled graphics. We will use the popular low-polygonal style, and give our cover a unique grungy look with the help of Adobe Illustrator artistic brushes. Show More Summary

5 Tips for Awesome Summer Travel Photos

Mornin’ everybody! :) If you’ve been following me here on the Blog for a while, you know I’ve been doing a series of articles for Coca Cola and their “Journey” project, and they just released my latest article — this one is on travel photography and I shared a few of my very favorite tips,Continue...

Create a Propeller Pinwheel Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a colorful propeller pinwheel illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the first propeller using basic tools and effects. Show More Summary

Realism, Photorealism, and Style in Drawing

"I know the anatomy isn't correct here, but it's my style", "This drawing lacks style", "I love your style!" We use the word style a lot without actually grasping its meaning. Like "love" or "art", we know it by heart, but it's not so easy to define. Show More Summary

NEWS: Lightroom 5.6 Update

Hey everyone! Adobe just released another “dot […]

Design a Vector Themed Cereal Box in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be Creating The most important meal of the day is Adobe Illustrator. I'm pretty sure breakfast comes second. As such, we're going to combine the two and pay homage to the cereal boxes of our childhood with this cartoony box design. Show More Summary

It’s Free Stuff Thursday!

The Digital Photography Book, Part 5: Photo Recipes It’s here!! Scott’s newest book, The Digital Photography Book, Part 5: Photo Recipes, has started shipping and hitting bookstore shelves. I know he talked about it here the other day, but today we’re going to give away FIVE FREE COPIES to some lucky commenters! Just leave aContinue...

Create a Diskette and Walkman with New Live Shapes in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be Creating One of the many updated features Adobe unveiled with Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 was the inclusion of Live Shapes. Like Live Corners before them, Live Shapes brings greater control over closed path objects, speeding up workflow. Show More Summary

Quickly Create a Website With Adobe Muse CC 2014

In this tutorial I will quickly show you how you can build a website using Adobe Muse CC. Amongst other things, we'll: Create and manage a site structure Work with Master Pages Demonstrate smart guides Take a look at Typekit fonts Use dynamic navigation Implement a slideshow widget Download video or subscribe to Tuts+ Web Design on YouTube Artwork by ?rtomir Just

It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Blake Rudis!

I cannot begin to start writing this post without saying thank you for this opportunity to both Brad and Scott. I threw my seat back when I saw the email come in from Brad asking if I could share my story, I think I ran around my basement (my office) holding my head pinching myselfContinue...

Create an Animated Interface GIF in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be Creating Ever wanted to turn an app interface PSD into a fully animated demo for your clients or site? Turns out, you can use Photoshop for that, too. In this tutorial, we will design a simple news iPhone app, and then animate it for client presentation and export it as a GIF file. Show More Summary

Quick Tip: Using the Path Blur and Spin Blur in Photoshop CC 2014

One of the more powerful features that came with the new Photoshop CC is the addition of the Path and Spin Blur filters. This quick tip will explain how to use those filters in order to achieve interesting effects quickly and easily. Let's...Show More Summary

It’s Here! My New Book “The Digital Photography Book, Part 5: Photo Recipes” is in stock!

It arrived in bookstores sooner than we thought (yay!), and it’s here now, complete with bonus selective color image no one was expecting (and at no extra cost). Here’s the link to it on (both Print and Kindle version are in stock) and the Nook eBook version is available now at  Barnes & andContinue...

Tip: Lightroom Tips and My Sky Replacement Tutorial

Last week, over at Kelby One, we did a free webcast for […]

Working With the Area Type Tool in Adobe Illustrator

Most blocks of text are set within conventional rectangular borders. But, what about those times when you want to place text within an irregular boundary? Or, what if you want to divide the copy in your text box into columns? I’ll show...Show More Summary

Seven Quick Things To Start Your Monday Off Right

1. Did you miss Thursday’s “Photoshop World-a-thon?” If you missed Thursday you missed out on a ton of Photoshop and Photography tips. Besides what “The Photoshop Guys” did live on the air (including my live shoot with a “Big ‘ol soft box”) a bunch of our instructors shared video clips of tips to air onContinue...

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