N.S.L: WEEK 72 – Adobe Photoshop CS6: Merge to HDR Pro

This is one I’ve been itching to try out for MONTHS!!! High Dynamic Range is gaining popularity especially with Faux HDR or HDR Toning Apps/Filters. I wanted to learn the real way by merging multiple exposures in Adobe Photoshop CS6 to get more detail and a true High Dynamic Range.
(Below) Gas Mask by: Freehand Profit

HDR Photo Edits by Sebastian Bleak art piece by Freehand Profit

My first crack at HDR under really great circumstances. With a Normal Dynamic Range, you would not get all that detail in the “nose” or canister area. I also had some fun with the new blur gallery =D

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N.S.L: WEEK 71 – Adobe Illustrator CS6: Character Styles

What a powerful tool that I NEVER use. Shame on me =D

Character styles for Illustrator CS6

I got all the text laid out how I wanted for this one first. “Creating Character Styles” to use later

vicious breed (Sin Sessions LP 2008) by 13th Sky

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N.S.L: WEEK 70 – Adobe Photoshop CS6: New Feature- Video

Gas Mask Shoes Machete

Video in Adobe Photoshop CS6 is a handy tool for simple videos. I decided to torture myself and do something complex =D This was the first vid I did with Ps and I didn’t do a good job on the export but it’s a good first run:

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N.S.L: WEEK 69 – Adobe Illustrator CS6: Pencil Tool

Always stayed away from this tool because I can’t draw, I didn’t have a tablet, and I had no clue how it worked. Now I got to practice and this is what I got:

Pencil tool illustration in adobe illstrator

Illustration of Monsta Beatzz in Adobe Illustrator CS6 by Sebastian Bleak using only the Pencil tool

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N.S.L: WEEK 68 – Adobe Photoshop CS6: Compositing

Most of the work I do is Compositing… I guess =D
I better step my game up, so I studied up this week and this is what I did with what I learned:

Russell Brown statue with Medusa

Take a look at this scene staring Russell Preston Brown & Medusa & share the story YOU see. I put this together in 1 sitting just tinkering so I didn’t have a specific story in mind. Instead I decided to place elements to hint at a story and YOU fill in the gaps. Kinda like a visual “Mad Libs” =D Have FUN!!!

I borrowed a picture of the amazing Russell Brown to get this done. I hope he likes it =)

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