Watch this seminar and learn how to create a cover and spread layouts for a travel magazine. We will make important editorial, graphic design and technical decisions and use several InDesign CS5 new features too. The presentation is 45 minutes long and it is the unedited recorded version of the live seminar.
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! 🙂
Watch this seminar and learn how to use Smart objects and Smart filters in your every day Photoshop workflow. These are the foundation of a completely non-destructive and effective workflow no matter what you do in Photoshop. If you want to work as a pro you must learn to work Smart! This a non-edited recording of an e-seminar.
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.
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.
Photoshop CS5 has lots of amazing new features and in this seminar you can learn to use all of them. You can learn how to properly use Content-aware Fill, HDR Toning, Refine Mask, Puppet Warp, 3D text, etc. The examples used for this seminar are completely different to the ones you might have seen in other presentations. The presentation is 45 minutes long and it is the unedited recorded version of the live seminar.
There are several retouch tools in Photoshop and you can use them effectively on any images from portraits to landscapes. You only need to learn how to work with them properly. In this section we will go through the 3 basic retouch tools: Clone Stamp tool, Healing Brush tool, Spot Healing Brush tool and we will also discuss how to use the Liquify filter properly for more complicated retouch scenarios. Finally I would also like to share a special technique for adding shadows and highlights to an image completely nondestructively.
Watch this eSeminar and learn how to design a trifold-brochure in Adobe InDesign CS5. We will create a template, use text and images for the layout and then save the print-ready PDF. We will discuss some graphic design principles too. The presentation is 45 minutes long and it is the unedited recorded version of the live seminar.
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.
This is a list of the most useful default Photoshop keyboard shortcuts that you can use to speed up your workflow. Some of them are rarely mentioned, some are more common and some are only available in Photoshop CS5. I hope everyone will find some new and useful shortcuts in this article. So let’s get started!