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

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N.S.L: WEEK 98 – Adobe Illustrator CS6: Type on a Path

I’m always looking for better ways to make my text look super clean. The best way to do that is go back to the basics!!! I have improved on my workflow for creating text in a circle. I guess we NEVER STOP LEARNING!!!  =D

Text on a path in Adobe Illustrator CS6

“Sebastian Bleak” Text on a path in Adobe Illustrator CS6

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N.S.L: WEEK 95 – Adobe Photoshop CS6: Shadows/Highlights Basic

Since the past 5 posts on here have been focused on Adobe Illustrator, I WANTED to come back to Photoshop and try out something new to me.

Frog photo done in Adobe Photoshop CS6
Creepy Frog, in leaves

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N.S.L: WEEK 78 – Adobe Photoshop CS6: Combine 3D Shapes

So I’m not NEW to 3D in Adobe Photoshop CS6 but I am new to the whole idea of 3D. Up until now I’ve only done 3D with text. Time to step my game up and start making SHAPES with 3D and then COMBINING them to make 1 3D object. 3D Shapes to create an artistic scene that can be used for anything later. Here’s what I came up with:

3D planet in outter space

3D space scene done in Adobe Photoshop CS6. I combined the rings and the planet from 2 different 3D layers.

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N.S.L: WEEK 73 – Adobe Illustrator CS6: Combine Techniques- Swirl, Art Brushes, Flourish, Decorative, etc.

So, I feel like I have to step my Adobe Illustrator CS6 game up. I want to make pieces that look like they have more character. I feel I can achieve this by combining techniques.

Sebastian Bleak Title Card

Custom Seamless Tile Pattern and Custom Flourish/Design Elements

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Just 4 Fun: 12022012 Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator CS6

Saw a really cool post, shared it on FB, my friend saw it and TOLD me to make her one =D sounded like fun so here’s a bit of Designer See, Designer Do:

Desktop Wallpaper- 3D letter B- by Sebastian Bleak

I had fun piling on the shadows and highlights along with some lighting and blur effects to try and give some space. I also wanted to keep in-mind it’s a Desktop Wallpaper. I wanted to leave room for her desktop icons.

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N.S.L: WEEK 67 – Adobe Illustrator CS6: Color and Self Portrait

My friend Kyle showed me this cool tutorial for Adobe Illustrator.  I thought I’d try it out for my Never Stop Learning project this week:

Self Portrait illustration in Adobe Illustrator

Self portrait done in Adobe Illustrator CS6

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