Fireworks CS6: What’s New

Time is money and Fireworks CS6 offers a variety of tools for improved efficiency and speeding up your workflow. Some of the updates in CS6 include: better fill/stroke options, color picker enhancements, expanded common library, expanded templates, mobile device themes, and much, much more. Tom Green shows off the new version.

Using Scripted Patterns in Photoshop CS6

Lesa Snider talks about the new scripted patterns in Photoshop CS6 and gives some examples of some creative ways to use this new function. She also goes over some tips for making a better selection using the refine edge options.

Cloudify Text Effect

This tutorial will show Photoshop users how to create a re-usable action that adds a cloud effect to text.

Creative Edges using Photoshop’s Refine Edge Command

Lesa Snider shows some creative uses for the refine edge command.

3D from Vector Shapes in Photoshop CS6 Extended

Stephen Burns creates a 3D syringe using Photoshop CS6. By using vector shapes in combination with the lathe shape preset inside the 3D menu, Stephen is able to construct this circular 3D object with ease.

2D to 3D in Photoshop CS6 Extended

Stephen Burns shows viewers how to take an image of a 2D object and transform it into a 3D object using depth maps in the new Photoshop CS6 Extended.

Photoshop CS6 Type Styles

New to Photoshop CS6 is the ability to assign type formatting attributes (styles) from selected range of Characters and/or entire Paragraphs and preserve them as style presets. Save time and increase production workflow using the new Character and Paragraph styles.

Google+ Photographer’s Conference: Optimizing Your Images for G+

Photoshop Guru RC Concepcion shows you how to edit, sharpen and prepare your photos for posting on Google+ so they look their absolute best. You’ll learn everything from dealing with color profiles and sharpening strategies to which plug-ins you’ve got to have to make your images jump off the page.

Google+ Photographer’s Conference: Opening Keynote

This is your chance to hear from Bradley Horowitz, Vice President of Product Management at Google+. It’s the perfect way to kick off a G+ learning love fest, so you’ll absolutely want to check it out!

Google+ Photographer’s Conference: How to Host a Successful Hangout

There are a few simple things you can do to make your hangouts more interesting, have a better flow, be more useful and more fun. In this session, we’ll look at a few simple things to consider when planning and hosting your hangouts that will make them must-attend events.

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