NSL WEEK 294- Adobe Illustrator “3D Text Extrusion Basics”

Last week I played around with 3D Text in Adobe Photoshop so I figured this week I’d play around with 3D Text in Adobe Illustrator.

Check out the video above to learn the basics. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 288- Adobe Illustrator “New Type Features”

We got a bunch of new features for type in Adobe Illustrator CC!!!

Check out the video above to learn the basics. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 281- Adobe Photoshop “Type Mask Tool”

This is my first look at the Type Mask Tools in Adobe Photoshop.

Check out the video above to see the basics and how to work with your selections.  Continue reading

NSL WEEK 249- Adobe Illustrator “Convert To Shape: Rectangle”

Convert to Shape Live Effect in Adobe Illustrator

I wanted to show you guys how this effect works, so I figured I’d show you how I use it in practice. It’s a cool effect but if you see it in action, I’m hoping it’ll inspire you in your workflow. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 220- Adobe Photoshop “Channel Hair Selection and Color Change”

How do you use channels to select hair in Adobe Photoshop?

That’s what one of my students asked me, we walked though it and above is the video with the answers. This is just a quick look to give you an idea on how to do it for your projects.  Continue reading

NSL WEEK 203- Adobe Illustrator CC “Stretch Between Guides”

This is a feature you run into with you’re creating new Art Brushes in Adobe Illustrator.

In the video above, I’ll show you to quick examples of this feature saving the day =D Continue reading

NSL WEEK 191- Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 “New Art Has Basic Appearance”

I always tell people that Adobe Illustrator (and some other programs) are a lot like Zelda. The New Art Has Basic Appearance feature is a very Zelda type feature.

What I mean by that is that inZelda, you have to find all the secret spots by knocking on the walls =D  Check out the video above to see what I mean. Continue reading