N.S.L: WEEK 141 – Illustrator CC: “Document Raster Effects Settings” Gaussian Blur

I keep telling people that some of the fun in using this design software is the hunt! It’s like playing Zelda =D
Well I knocked on the wall and found this little gem:

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Document Raster Effects Settings with Gaussian Blur

I remember trying to use the Gaussian Blur Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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#WacomWed wk.25 “Mr. Spock” DynamicSketch in Adobe Illustrator CC

Been finding myself thinking “That’s not logical” a lot lately and I’m kinda scared I’m turning into Mr. Spock

Mr. Spock vector drawing in Adobe Illustrator CC
“Mr. Spock” from Star Trek

Then I remembered, SPOCKS AWESOME!!! Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 140 – Photoshop CC: “Apply Image” Great for Compositing

When you’re compositing images, it’s important to make your subject look like it’s ACTUALLY in the scene. The “Apply Image” feature will be a BIG help. Check out this quick demo on how you can use it for your projects:

I’m a tutor so you’ll hear me mention that it’s best to learn your Curves Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 139 – Illustrator CC 17.1: “Live Corners” Creative Cloud New Feature

I’ve been running through all of the latest features in the Creative Cloud. This function is super useful and I’m sure you’ve been waiting for this, for a long time =)

It’s just kinda funny because most people assumed that creating round corners was already in Ai and easy to do Continue reading

#WacomWed wk.24 “Eddie Munster” Artpen, Bristle Brushes and DynamicSketch

Here we go folks, Eddie Munster is in the BUILDING! =D

Adobe Illustrator CC DynamicSketch
“Eddie Munster” from The Munsters in Adobe Illustrator CC

I’ve been wanting to do this guy for a while. Continue reading

#WacomWed wk.23 “Doodle Paint- Bristle Brushes” Adobe Illustrator CC

This week I picked up the Intuos Small and liked it more than I thought I would =D I knew I would like it but MAN! The BEST pick up was the Artpen from Wacom

Wacom Wednesday IntuosPro Small Artpen
Bristle Brushes, Wacom IntuosPro Small, Artpen, Adobe Illustrator CC

That’s why I went with some Bristle Brushes in Adobe Illustrator CC. What’s the Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 138 – Photoshop CC 12.2: “Scripted Picture Frames” Creative Cloud

Scripted Picture Frames is a new feature for Adobe Photoshop CC 12.2. I tried it out a couple times then recorded the process:

It’s fun to see what comes out of it =D It’s like a frame generator Continue reading