Designers Fiesta 3

Have you always been interested in Photoshop and all the cool things you can do with it? Have you always been dreaming of a creative job where you would be using Photoshop all the time and working on exciting and fun projects? Join me on the 28th September 2012 for the Designer Fiesta brought to you by the UK’s leading Adobe Authorised Training Centre – Academy Class in London Waterloo.

New Articles on MPV Hub

Do you like step-by-step written tutorials? I started to work for MPV Hub and they will publish my tutorials from now on once a month. It is a great website with lots of useful and inspirational tutorials for all kinds of creative areas. Check my first article out, in which we will learn how to achieve a cool movie poster design using mainly Vector Shape and Adjustment Layers. Let’s get started!

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! 🙂

Scarface Design Contest

Listen cock-a-roach, my life story is coming to Blu-ray™ on September 6th, 2011. To celebrate the Scarface Blu-ray™ debut, my fans will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to design their own Scarface-inspired artwork. My ‘associates’ at Universal will select the Top 25 submissions based on creativity, originality, quality of composition/design and utilization of the Scarface theme.

How does masking work?

Masking is one of the most essential concepts in Photoshop and it is the foundation to work non-destructively with layers. Although it is a simple concept it is difficult to understand. Whenever I teach beginners to use Photoshop I always tell them to think of the mask as a black paper with a white hole in it. You can only see through the white hole. I hope this example will help you to understand masking and remember the way it works.