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How to Use the Type Tool in Pixelmator

Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, I will give you a brief introduction to the Type Tool in Pixelmator and show you how to create a nice letterpress effect. Let's get started! 1. Show More Summary

I’m Going To Be On TV

Hey everyone. First off, a big thanks to all of you tha […]

It’s Free Stuff Thursday!

Photoshop World Atlanta Looking for the best place to learn photography, lighting, Photoshop, Lightroom, or any of the other Adobe CC programs? Look no further than Photoshop World Atlanta! Join your favorite instructors like Joe McNally, Moose Peterson, Peter Hurley, Jeremy Cowart, The Photoshop Guys and more for three days packed full of amazing classes,Continue...

Comprehensive Guide to Working With Video in Photoshop - Exporting Videos

In this tutorial, I will explain the settings that are available for exporting video in Photoshop. In the process, you will learn how to save a video into an image sequence, as well as how to export a video after you have added adjustments and filters to it. Let's get started! Stock Footage: Club DJ Related Links Supported Video, Audio, and 3D File Formats in Photoshop

It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Corey Barker!

Hi everyone! The last time I posted here on Scott’s blog it was while I was still working on the new Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers, Volume 2  and I am happy to announce the book is now shipping. If you enjoyed the first book then you are in for a real treat. ThisContinue...

How to Create Custom Dirt Typography

Over the last couple of years, I have spent a lot of time trying to be creative with typography, calligraphy, and lettering. Sometimes, I prefer creating classic calligraphy, however, lately I have been working a lot with textures, new elements, and new materials for typography. Show More Summary

Create a Fantasy Tree Woman Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a fantasy tree woman scene in Photoshop. You’ll learn a variety of manipulating techniques, such as blending, masking, using the brush tool, adjusting color as well as working with groups and more. Final Image Tutorial Details Program: Photoshop CS3 + Estimated Completion Time: 2.5 – 3 […]

Take a peek at what makes me tick in this SmugMug Films World Premiere

SmugMug Films just released this video as a part of their on-going inspirational series on photographers and I’m so proud and excited to be a part of it. The experience of working with Smugmug on this project was so much fun, and getting to work with Smugmug’s director, editor and wizard of video, the amazingContinue...

Finding A Photo in Lightroom

I’m a big user of Collections in Lightroom. But e […]

It’s “I Got Nuthin’ Monday, but….

….that doesn’t mean there’s no time to share a photo of (wait for it…wait for it…) “Maggie The Wonderdog!” That right, it’s Maggie Monday, because I’m out in Vegas teaching at the WPPI (Wedding and Portrait) show and it’s late at night, and I’m still on East Coast time, and I’m really tired, and blah,Continue...

Create an Illuminated Text Effect in Photoshop

Illumination effects are a fun way to make your typography more interesting. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a text effect that is illuminated with tracks of small lights using several Photoshop tools including vector shapes, brushes, Layer Styles, and Adjustment Layers. Show More Summary

Speaking At WPPI and LA Next Week

Hey everyone. Just wanted to let you know that I’ […]

Some Quick, Yet Important, Friday Stuff

Hey Gang: Just a few quick things to take you into the weekend: (1) I messed up on my class title at Canon’s theater at WPPI Earlier in the week I said I’d be teaching Sports Photography classes in Canon’s booth, but thankfully I was way off (I gotta stop posting these things really lateContinue...

How to Design an iOS 7 Email App in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a flat and modern, Gmail-inspired, iOS7 email app in Photoshop. We will begin by showing you how to sketch out your ideas, then we will see how to create your design in Photoshop, and finally, how to incorporate your design into an iPhone mockup. Show More Summary

Create a Kaleidoscope Effect in Photoshop

Photography is a skill that I believe most designers should have at least a fundamental understanding of. You never know when you might need to run out and shoot a photo of your own for a project. Personally, I love to shoot photos,Show More Summary

It’s Free Stuff Thursday!

Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers, Vol. 2 Corey Barker brings you this completely new set of techniques, tricks, and tutorials in this second volume of the Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers series. Ever wonder how that movie poster was created, or how they created that cool ad in the magazine, or maybe evenContinue...

It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Steven Taylor!

Hi. I’m Steven. Although I was flattered to be asked to contribute this Wednesday, I nearly passed up the opportunity because I truly didn’t know what I could offer that would be worth reading. I am a photographer, which is why I was considered in the first place, but I don’t have much to sayContinue...

Create a Sleek Metallic 3D Text Effect in Photoshop CS6

The 3D environment in Photoshop CS6+ provides a variety of options and settings to help you create amazing 3D text effects easily. This tutorial will show you how you can play around with the different settings to create a simple, yet sophisticated, metallic text effect. Final Image Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended Estimated […]

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