Dave and I are in DC: Creative Suite Unleashed Hey everyone. As you are reading this, Dave Cross and I are doing the Creative Suite Unleashed Tour here in Washington DC. The last date of the year for this is December 14 in Atlanta, GA. What I love about this tour is the fact that [...]

by Stephen Burns Give your 3D models more character by editing the model’s UV Maps in Photoshop using textures and blending modes. Click here to watch Part 1 of this series or click here to watch Part 2. Look for Part 4 coming soon!

Use CS4 integration to move this postcard design from Photoshop to InDesign.

Check out this cool Illustrator CS4 tutorial from Corey Barker: “Like most things in design, you can make quite an impact by modifying how people perceive things. In this tutorial, we’re going to create a 3D effect using simple 2D art, demonstrating how effective a little perspective can be. 1 [CREATE NEW RGB DOCUMENT] Choose [...]

Hey everyone, happy Monday! Before I continue, I want to congratulate Neil Payne for winning last weeks Layers Blog contest! The image that you see above is from the bridge of the USS Sterett. While Dave Cross and I were heading out to San Diego to do the CS4 Unleashed tour, we were contacted by [...]

[If you’d like to download the files used in this tutorial to practice these techniques, visit www.layersmagazine.com and navigate to the Magazine section. All files are for personal use only.] One of the most useful user interface constructs is the accordion panel. It allows you to stack various sections of your site and then expand [...]

Hey everyone! I am in the middle of a flight to San Diego to teach the Creative Suite Unleashed tour with Dave Cross tomorrow (Make sure you come if youre in the area!)- 35,000 feet up in the air at that. While i’m up here, I figured it’d be a good idea to let you [...]

Dave Cross and I are in San Diego Friday

Make way, San Diego! Dave Cross and I are bringing our Creative Suite Unleashed Tour to California this Friday. In one day, he and I will talk about how to make the most out of using Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Flash, and even a little bit of Dreamweaver thrown in there for good measure!

by Sean Duggan: Photomerge in Photoshop CS4 does an amazing job of aligning and blending panoramas, but occasionally you run into an image where there’s a glitch that has to be fixed manually. In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at panorama alignment problems and explore various strategies for fixing them. We’ll finish with a [...]

Hey everyone! I wanted to share with you another image that I took while I was in Kansas City. This time, it happened to be of the Drum Room Lounge, inside of the Hilton President in Kansas City. If you see at the post that I did with the hotel lobby (it’s a few below [...]

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