Merry Christmas: The Making of My Christmas Card Illustration

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  Every year I create a custom Christmas Card in which I send to friends and family. I started to record my process and below you can watch the video on the making of my Christmas Card. Enjoy! Speed Art...
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An Untold Story about Photoshop

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Photoshop has a deep history, and every so often I’ll hear another fact or anecdote about the program or its past which I haven’t heard before. However, just recently I stumbled across an interesting and untold story about Photoshop from...
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Fix Unwanted Hard Edges in Transparent Image Files

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Lately, I’ve been noticing a lot of transparent image files (such as a PNG) being used in creative ways. Unfortunately, I’ve also noticed a very minor design mistake being repeated when using these types of image formats. In particular, a...
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Advanced Animation in Photoshop

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Animation in Photoshop has come a long way since it was incorporated into the core program. Animation took another step when Photoshop introduced the Video Timeline panel, allowing users the ability to create more complicated animation using keyframes. Recently, I...
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Create an Animation using 3D and Post-Production Techniques in Photoshop

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Over the past few years, Photoshop has really expanded their tool set by offering (or expanding) their non-core features such as video editing and 3D. Today, I want to walk through one of my projects that utilizes both the 3D...
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5 Ways to Increase Productivity

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In almost any profession, being able to work efficiently and effectively is a great trait to have. To some, it comes easy. To others, it’s a struggle. For me, it was definitely a struggle at first.  When I started Freelancing...
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Additional Photoshop Tutorials

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  I’ve written a lot of tutorials for a variety of sites and magazines. Most of these tutorials are written in an article format. Over the past year, I’ve started to venture into video tutorials. I’ve been releasing them on...
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Pens & Pencils Illustrations

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I typically like to work in realism, but lately I’ve been playing around with some illustration styles. I’m always experimenting with different techniques and trying to come up with new images. Below, are some of the new things I’ve been...
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10 Photoshop Techniques Every Beginner Should Know

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I’ve compiled a list of the top 10 techniques in Photoshop that I wish I knew when I was starting out. These are all techniques that I’ve learned and consistently use in my workflow today, making me a better user...
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5 Tips To Be Better Organized

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As a designer, it’s common to work on multiple projects at the same time (this is especially true for freelancers). At times, it can be difficult to keep everything organized. Unfortunately, being unorganized can cost you time, which can cost...
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