Introduction to Layers


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Creating Puzzle Pieces with Illustrator and Photoshop


This course will show you how to create puzzle pieces of any size or shape using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. You will learn how to create a square puzzle template in Adobe Illustrator, then we go on to creating a circle puzzle template in … [Read more]

X-Ray Double Exposure in Photoshop

In this tutorial we’ll learn how to us the power of Adobe Photoshop to create a cool X-Ray style double exposure image showing the outline of the outside of a building, but revealing what’s on the inside. You’ve probably seen this … [Read more]

Detecting Edges With The Magnetic Lasso


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Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial – Abstract Lighting


In this Photoshop manipulation tutorial you will learn how to create a colorful abstract lighting image and creative shapes. Using, adjustment layers, blending modes, downloadable Photoshop brushes & other basic tools. Brushes and image are … [Read more]

It’s Only Been One Week And We Already Have Over 1,000 Photo Walks Organized Around The World!

This is just insane! So exciting, and just crazy! In just one week, over 1,009 cities already have photo walks approved as part of my 9th Annual Worldwide Photo Walk, sponsored by Canon. WOW!!! We have NEVER had this many walks, this quickly, and … [Read more]

Crash Course: Using Color in Digital Painting (Photoshop Tutorial)

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Photoshop Professor Notes – Volumes 1 – 5


A Photoshop Master Class for Photographers, Graphic Designers, Multimedia Production Technicians and anyone else This is Volume1 through 5 in my “Photoshop - Beginners to Intermediate” series. I have developed this series over many years of … [Read more]

How to Achieve Retro Instagram Effects with Levels or Tone Curves

Retro effects are one of the most popular ways to stylize your photo and give it a nostalgic feeling. There are many ways to create these effects but not all of them are as simple as this one. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create your own … [Read more]

Lightroom Performance – Debunking Myths

In prepping this series of articles, I read much of the information already published elsewhere. Some of the suggestions work. Others are complete myths. Some of the advice (including in my old blog post!) is simply outdated. Some suggestions can … [Read more]