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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 (as usual) so you only need to find a photo to be able to follow this tutorial. Please try not to start with your girlfriends photograph or the family portrait 🙂 Details

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 can read more about them below the video. Have fun! Details

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 the unedited recorded version of the live seminar. Details

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 it yet 🙂 Details

Special techniques with Content-Aware Fill

In this tutorial I will show you guys some very useful techniques with the amazing new feature in Photoshop CS5: the Content-Aware Fill. This automatic replacement works fine most of the time, but there are ways to improve the effect and help Photoshop a bit. I will show several examples in this tutorial and you can learn everything what you need to know about Content-Aware Fill. Let’s get started! Details

Professional Portrait retouch eSeminar

If you ever wanted to learn how to properly use the tools in Photoshop to retouch portraits then this seminar is for you. We start off with best practices for using the essential retouch tools like the Clone Stamp and the Healing Brush, then we move on to more advanced editing. We learn to use adjustment layers to whitening teeth, the Liquify filter for changing features, the Mixer Brush to softening skin and so much more. The presentation is 45 minutes long and it is the unedited recorded version of the live seminar. Details

Photoshop for Beginners VI – Working with Layers

Everything happens on layers what we do in Photoshop. You can work on only one layer or merge your layers, but the professional way is to keep every element on a separate layer. This way you will always be able to change your composition. We already discussed the Layers panel and its options, but there are lots of other features in Photoshop related to using layers. In this section we are going to focus on tools that you can use on layers and how to use special layers. Details

Design Movie Posters

A presentation about designing movie posters. I design some really cool fictional posters and also recreate some famous and recent films’ poster to show you awesome techniques. You can learn for instance how to create the crack on Natalie Portman’s face for the Black Swan poster, how to design a western or a James Bond movie poster and so much more. Details

My photo on BBC’s website

I love taking landscape photographs. Last week I was in Edinburgh and took some photos in the city and I became one of the lucky photographers who was picked by BBC to include it in an ongoing collection of Scotland. Edinburgh is beautiful, I can honestly recommend it to anyone. It has a very special atmosphere. Details

Replace Smart Objects

Learn an amazing way to use Smart objects in Adobe Photoshop CS5 to save a lot of time whenever you need to make changes to elements that you have in several separate files. In this tutorial I will show how to export and replace the contents of Smart Objects. We are also going to record an action and learn how to Batch replace the same smart object in several images with one click of the mouse. Excited? I hope you are, so let’s get started! 🙂 Details

Photoshop Lightroom 3 seminar

Watch this seminar and learn everything you need to know about Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3. You can learn all the amazing features this user friendly application and discover all the advantages of Camera RAW files to JPEGs. This seminar is a must for professional and amateur photographers alike. This a non-edited recording of the seminar. Details