NSL WEEK 302- Adobe Illustrator “Color Swatches from an Image”

I’m going to use a tool that you might not have heard of. It’s “Create Object Mosaic” in Adobe Illustrator. The only person I’ve seen use this is Nigel French =)

Check out the video above to see the workflow.  Continue reading


NSL WEEK 289- Adobe Photoshop “Vector Shape Tools”

I know that most people don’t think Adobe Photoshop when they hear “Vectors” but they’re in there!

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 272- Adobe Photoshop “Pen Tool Selection”

When it comes to Adobe Photoshop, I’m still working my way down the tools panel.

The Pen Tool is a HUGE topic so I’m only going to focus on 1 task that it can help you with. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 270- Adobe Photoshop “Dodge, Burn and Sponge Tool Stack”

In the previous weeks I covered the Dodge, Burn and Sponge tools in Adobe Photoshop

For this post, I just want to show you guys how to use the “stack” together in your workflow. 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