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, were 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 youd 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 [...]
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 theres a glitch that has to be fixed manually. In this tutorial, well take a look at panorama alignment problems and explore various strategies for fixing them. Well 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 [...]
This tutorial gets you started with importing 3D objects from third-party programs into Photoshop CS4′s 3D layers. Look for Parts 2, 3, and 4 coming soon!
Happy Thursday everyone! Just wanted to pop on in and share what’s new in the intranets: Terry White’s New Iphone App Terry white over at his techblog is usually covering all sorts of technology and letting us know what his favorite apps are for the iphone. He’s taken that love and mixed it with his [...]
Congratulations All Around A big congratulations to Joe McNally, Scott Kelby, and David Duchemin for rocking the top 5 of the top 10 Best Books- Art and Photography on Amazon.com! Joe McNally earns the top spot this year for his Hot Shoe Diaries, with Scott Kelby’s Digital Photography Book Vol 3 immediately behind it. Right [...]