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Create realistic blood

In this tutorial you can learn to create realistic blood. Beware, it will be a little bit gory! Don’t show it your kids and your grandma! I’m using a photograph and I draw the dripping blood on the picture trying to capture the volume and realistic look. I don’t use any special brushes or plug-ins…

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Create a heart shape logo

In this tutorial you can learn how to quickly create a heart shape logo in Illustrator CS5 using the Pen tool, Smooth tool, Reflect tool, Shape Builder tool and Type tool. You can also learn how to save Symbols in Illustrator to reuse them later or to make changes to them. Keep in mind that…

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Create a 3D spinning top

In Illustrator CS5 we have lots of interesting new features, which make life so much easier. These new tools can be applied nearly to any workflow, simple or complicated illustrations and they save you a lot of time and make using Illustrator fun. In this tutorial we are going to create a colourful 3D spinning…

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Sharpening locally and the whole photo

If you always wanted to learn how to properly sharpen your images: here is the answer. I will show you how to do localised and overall sharpening completely non-destructively. Meaning you can always change the intensity and area of your sharpening. If you want to know more about the pictures used in this tutorial, you…

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Merging images in Photoshop CS5 eSeminar

I was presenting this e-seminar from the Adobe office near London about merging images together. I show exciting examples for using Auto-Align, Auto-Blend, HDR toning, HDR Pro and some other useful new features of Photoshop CS5 to create amazing panoramic photographs, dramatic montages and special effects. The presentation is 45 minutes long and it is…

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My first tutorial on PSDtuts+

I’m glad that I made it to PSDtuts+ today. You can watch a 30 minutes video tutorial by me on this popular Photoshop website and learn some really useful techniques to retouch photographs. In the tutorial you can see some tricks, which will make you seriously think about upgrading to CS5 if you haven’t done…

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Photoshop for Beginners I – Theory

Before starting using Photoshop we need to have a basic understanding of how digital images work. There are some important terms and concepts, which will help us to enhance and adjust our images correctly and to make professional decisions with our Photoshop projects. We are going to use several devices when we work with digital…

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Interactive features of InDesign CS5 eSeminar

In this e-seminar I’m talking about the new interactive features of InDesign CS5. I show examples of creating interactive PDFs and animated SWFs files exported directly from InDesign. I speak about creating buttons, page transitions, embedding video files, creating animations and multi-state objects. The presentation is 45 minutes long and it is the unedited recorded…

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