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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- A new year has come and like in previous years, we start a new year with a list of some of the best illustrator tutorials published in 2017 on our site. We also want to thank our readers for coming back to our site to read our content and sharing our
Before we get started, I just wanted to thank the team at Lynda.com/LinkedIn for getting this week's episodes out in spite of the horrific Thomas Fire threatening the Carpinteria Headquarters building and tragically destroying at least three employee
How 'bout a list blast from the past - some great Adjustment Brush tips for new Lightroom users. You're doing to dig these (even if you're not a new user). :) The post Lightroom Adjustment Brush Tips for Beginners appeared first on Lightroom Killer T
In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create a greeting card for Christmas and New Year Holidays in an easy way. Final Image Preview Step 1 Create a new document with size of 800 x 600 pixels and fill it with black color. Step 2 Now I woul
In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke embarks on a journey close to my heart. In short, he uses his innate sense of hexagons combined with Illustrator's ability to wrangle shapes with math in order to create that elusive, precious objec
Want some more shortcuts for the Library module to save some time? Sure ya do! :) The post Seven More Really Handy Lightroom Shortcuts appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips. It’s Friday; the weekend’s almost here, so lets kick i
In the following tutorial we will create a Christmas ornament ball using some brushes, a texture and standard Photoshop filters. Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photosho
In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke turns discs into diamonds in Adobe Illustrator. That is, he uses the power of Illustrator's Transform effect and some savvy selecting (and combining and ungrouping and...) in order to turn all the c
Picking up from last week’s post, the History and Snapshots panel share some common traits. If you expand the Navigator panel you can hover your cursor over a history step or a snapshot and see the Navigator panel preview change to reflect
In today’s Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to create a Christmas tree with shiny lights. Don’t you feel the holiday cheer? Christmas is near and this is a great occasion to design something nice, like a greeting card or a m
Greetings from the lovely north California coast. We're traveling with all three large boy-men and a small tree this week toward our Thanksgiving destination in Mendocino county, one of the loveliest, unspoiledest places in all of the loveliness that
This tool is so awesome, but it’s also kind of hidden, and so a lot of folks don’t take advantage of it. Well, you can start 2018 unleashing this bad boy thanks to this quick 60-second video from Adobe’s own Benjamin War
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a spooky Halloween text effect in Adobe Photoshop. This tutorial will show you how to use a couple of Photoshop’s layer styles, along with some textures and blend modes. Final Image As always, t
In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke does his third set of experiments in digitally created Op Art. Inspired by a work in the Dreamstime image library, he set out in Adobe Illustrator to create this undulating pattern.Of course, any go
It's that time of year - time to update your embedded copyright info to 2018 (and, bonus, I actually remembered to post this about 3 weeks earlier than I did last year). The post How to Update Your Copyright Info for 2018 appeared first on Lightroom
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a haunted house scene with Photoshop. You’ll learn how to combine different images together, add moonlight and create a dark and haunting atmosphere. Final Image Tutorial Details Progra
In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke recreates the AI antagonist HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey inside...AI! In case you were wondering, the best way to build a computer in Illustrator is with nothing but circles. In fact, this pr
Well, by here I mean over at Ed Weavers site (Ed has been making these presets since 2010 and sharing them with the Lightroom community for free, which I think is awfully cool of Ed).Head on over to Eds site now (heres the link) to download yours. Ed
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use lighting effects in Photoshop to change the atmosphere of an ordinary landscape in two opposite ways. You’ll learn how to alter the color, add light, create an eerie atmosphere and take c
In this week's Halloween-inspired Deeeek's Techneeeeeeeks episodes, Deke celebrates his favorite holiday by creating Dr. Frankenstein's emoji in Adobe Illustrator. And because it's Deke and it's Halloween, the entire project takes up (count 'em) five
One of Lightrooms greatest strengths is the fact that it stores all the work you do in its catalog file and never changes the pixel data in the source photos. Having all of that data on hand gives you a tremendous amount of freedom and flexibility in
This tutorial explains how to use a marble texture, Photoshop layer styles and filters to create a nice marble text effect. Final Image Resources Marble Stone Texture Stock Wrexham Script Step 1 Fill the Background with the color #534d39. Place Marbl
In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke shows you the best way to mask an image in Illustrator. Oh, sure, he did a couple of old school clipping path imports last week. But this week it's better! Because even Deke can learn. So we once ag
Output is such a huge part of Lightroom Classic that it has four separate modulesBook, Slideshow, Print, and Webentirely devoted to getting photos out in one form or another, then there are a number of publish service options, and finally there is th
In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to create a motion blur effect for your photograph. Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CC2015 Estimated Completion
In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke shows you how to access a (Photoshop-created) clipping path inside Illustrator. The saga begins with this model from Dreamstime.com, around which Deke has drawn a clipping path in Photoshop in order
May your Christmas be filled with love and laughter, and may your home be filled with peace, health, and happiness in the New Year. Scott The post Merry Christmas, Everybody! :-) appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips. May your Christmas be filled w
In this photo manipulation tutorial I’ll show you how to create an underwater city scene. Using Photoshop you’ll learn how to create a dark underwater environment using some stock images, adjust light and contrast, enhance color a
In this week's free Deke's Techniques movie, Deke riffs of last week's "wrapped" logo and creates a more softly "blanketed" version in Adobe Illustrator. He once again begins with a grid and a foundational set of s
This awesome little type trick is so much better than the title sounds. You'll super dig this - so much so that it will carry you through next week (well, it'll have to, 'cause I'm taking the week off. Whoo hoo, and Merry Christmas! The post Awesome
In this Photoshop tutorial, we will explore an easy technique to simulate a folded paper text effect, like those we generally see in origami examples. Final Image This is the final image that we’ll be creating: Tutorial Details Program: Ado
In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke takes last week Chuck Close-inspired portrait and imbues it with some color by adding a radial gradient pattern in Photoshop. As you may recall from last week's episode, Deke's original Chuck Close
To wrap upthis Christmas week, please join my yearly tradition of mebeing lame as Ising the following to the tune of Bing CrosbysIll be home for Christmas: (tip:laming rhymes with flaming) Im laming out for the Holidays You can count on it. There won
In this Photoshop tutorial, we will create a display of 3D software boxes, but in practice we could also use this process for any box. Our Photoshop mockup here is very flexible. We can add a reflection on the floor, change its background color, and
In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke creates a Chuck Close-style effect for Photoshop portraits, paying homage to the legendary portrait artist's abstract large-scale photo-realistic grid-structured works of art. He begins with this po
While those pre-built collections in the Catalog panel (from last week) are all very useful in their own way there is another level of user-driven collections that you can leverage to fit your organizational needs. This is where the Collections panel
In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to change and add a colored background to a portrait. Sometimes you might shoot a portrait and decide later that the background doesn’t work, or you might want to use your portrait for somethin
In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke shows you how to turn last week's complex orthogonal cube into a completely mind-churning repeating pattern. The reason this works is that although the "cube" looks like a cube, it
I’m always impressed at how much Benjamin is able to pack into a 60-second (or less) video, and this one is a perfect example – four ways to copy Develop Settings from One Photo to Another. See what I mean? Thanks, Benjamin. Happy
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a disc cover design in Adobe Photoshop. Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CC Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes
In this week's free episode of Deke's Techniques, Deke uses Adobe Illustrator to create an intriguing (TM Deke) cubical logo. While the bulk of the exercise is really drawing with the pen tool and figuring out (with your artistic-spatial abilities) w
I get asked this question a lot on my seminar tour there’s seems to be a lot of confusion out there, so I thought I do a quick video to help you make sure you’re up-to-date and using the latest version of the desktop focused versi
In this Photoshop tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a fantasy scene featuring a flying girl with giant butterflies. You’ll learn how to combine several stock images using adjustment layers, masking, and brushes. You will also
In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke reveals how he developed one of his total eclipse photos in Photoshop/Camera Raw. Yesterday, I recounted our adventure leading up to this photo, but here is Deke's recipe for what comes after (besid
In my recent posts about the Folders panel a request was made to do a similar deep dive into collections, which I thought was a great idea since they are both used for organizational purposes, but are very different in nature. In the first part of th
Since Adobe Photoshop CS5, weve been graced with a tool called Content Aware. In its various guises, this nifty function lets you quickly and easily remove unwanted parts of your image. Here, well take a look at Content Aware Fill in Photoshop. How i