NSL WEEK 293- Adobe Photoshop “3D Text Extrusion Basics”

3D in Adobe Photoshop has intimidated me for a while… until NOW.

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NSL WEEK 201- Adobe Illustrator CC “Importance of Minimal Anchor Points”

You always hear “Try to use the least amount of anchor points as possible.” but you never hear why.

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N.S.L: WEEK 82 – Adobe Photoshop CS6: Pen Tool New Feature and 3D

Last week, the coolest trick I learned in Illustrator was added to Photoshop 13.1 for Creative Cloud Members. So I studied up on the Pen Tool and tried it out on some 3D

Pen Tool 3D of a Ray Gun
Fully rendered 3D “Ray-Gun” made in Adobe Photoshop CS6 13.1 with the Pen Tool.

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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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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 49 – #Adobe #Illustrator #CS6 #Patterns #NewFeature

I’ve been waiting for WEEKS+ to try out the new Pattern Maker in Adobe Illustrator CS6… Kinda bitter that as soon as I learned the old way, Adobe made pattern making super easy. Here is an example of my first pattern in Ai CS6:

Profit Ink Web Banner

Profit Ink Web Banner- Basic pattern applied to text and background.

Outline View of the banner

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