N.S.L: WEEK 46 – #Adobe #Illustrator Brushes

I met Filbert!!!

I picked the most BASIC super played out fonts EVER and tried to add some brushes to the paths to get a better look. I spent a lot of time in Appearance.

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Just 4 Fun: #Photoshop #CS5 #Wacom Mixer Brush 05262012

Just got a Wacom design tablet so I’m trying out projects like this to practice using it in Photoshop

Transforming a Picture into a Digital Painting using the Mixer Brush

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N.S.L: WEEK 45 – #Adobe #Photoshop #CameraRAW Dodging and Burning

Whenever I show the homie Kyle some of my projects, his first question is “Did you dodge and burn this?” I would always answer “No” but then I started wondering what Dodging and Burning was =D
Now I know… and knowing is half the battle!

Musical Beard- Started in Camera RAW, brought into Photoshop CS5 for Highpass Sharpening and a lot of dodging and burning.

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N.S.L: WEEK 44 – #Photoshop #CS6 Bristle and Mixer Brushes

Time to open my Adobe Photoshop world and get a pressure sensitive tablet into my workflow. I recently bought a Wacom Intuos4 and this is me trying to get a feel for it using CS6:

First attempt at the tablet. I filled in the back with black bristle brush strokes and brought in some areas of color to finally mix it all up. Just a chance to play with different values focusing on bristle brushes.

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Just 4 Fun: #CameraRAW #Photoshop #CS6 05142012

This AWESOME Mom got her picture taken with her boys on Mothers Day… but, on the right, that’s Mom’s LEAST favorite t-shirt… EVER =D

Original image straight off of Mom’s memory card from her point and shoot cam.

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N.S.L: WEEK 43 – #Photoshop #CS6 #CameraRAW 7.0

I was Tweeting all week how mad I was that NOBODY told me how AWESOME Camera Raw 7 for Adobe Photoshop CS6 was =D I also checked out CR 6.1. Very powerful tool but MAN did they step it up for 7:

First concentrated attempt as making… SOMETHING cool. I focused on the Histogram, alerts on and all, up to a point where I thought I had great color and temp. Then I turned those off and Bleaked it out using the Adjustment Brush with multiple pins.

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Just 4 Fun: #LightRoom 4 #Photoshop #CS6 05102012

Last week for NSL wk42 I focused on LightRoom 4. I still wanted to play around with some of the settings plus I got hooked up with some awesome pictures. Here’s what I ended up with:

Drastic adjustments to see how everything works. I used the Tone Curve and the Adjustment Brush a lot. I also brought it into Photoshop CS6 to really go nuts with the sharpening.

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