N.S.L: WEEK 119 – Adobe Camera RAW CC: “Interactive Histogram and Radial Filter”

New Feature that I REALLY wanted in Adobe Camera Raw 8.2 in Photoshop CC (v14.1).

Frog Picture in Adobe Camera Raw Adobe Photoshop CC
Roof Frog

I was at a Photoshop Cafe event in Hollywood when Continue reading

#WacomWed: 4 “Nosferatu” Adobe Illustrator CC Dynamic Sketch Tool

Wacom Wednesday in a whole new way! I got dirty with Illustrator =D

"Nosferatu" drawing with Intuos tablet by Wacom with Dynamic Sketch


“Nosferatu” done in Adobe Illustrator CC using the Dynamic Sketch Tool by Astute Graphics Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 118 – Adobe Illustrator CC: “Linking Rings” Live Paint

Some of these come out of necessity =D Recently I had two of my Graphic Designer Homies ask me how to make things look like they weave into each other in Adobe Illustrator CC… with that I bring you

Live Paint Bucket in Adobe Illustrator CC
Linked rings using Live Paint Bucket in Adobe Illustrator CC

I told them to check out Continue reading

#WacomWed: 3 “Witch” Adobe Illustrator CC Dynamic Sketch Tool

With Halloween coming up, figured it was a good time to draw out a Witch you might recognize for Wacom Wednesday.

Wicked Witch of the west Drawing
Wicked Witch of the West


I busted out my Intuos and went at it for like 45 min Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 117 – Adobe Audition CC: “Audio Clean-Up”

Ambient noise and Phones Ringing!!!

Above is a video of my first session with Adobe Audition.

I don’t have a sound proof booth so I gotta learn some new tricks to Continue reading

#WacomWed: 2 “Baboon” Adobe Illustrator CC Dynamic Sketch Tool

I had an idea to draw a Baboon for this weeks Wacom Wednesday! Something about those lines in the snout called my attention but had more fun drawing the fur.

Adobe Illustrator CC Astute Graphics Dynamic Sketch Tool
“Baboon” illustration for Wacom Wednesday 2

This week I wanted to switch styles Continue reading