NSL WEEK 244- Adobe Photoshop “Background Eraser Tool”

I’m guilty! I never thought to look beyond the Eraser tool in Adobe Photoshop. Turns out that we got some cool tools in the same stack.

Check out the video above to see the basics for the Background Eraser tool in Adobe Photoshop. Continue reading


NSL WEEK 240- Adobe Photoshop “Distress with Masks”

I decided to share with you my workflow for adding a Distressed look to any layer in Adobe Photoshop.

This is a technique I developed while working as Production Manager at a custom t-shirt shop.  Continue reading

NSL WEEK 234- Adobe Photoshop “History Panel and History Brush”

I never looked too deep into the History Panel for Adobe Photoshop but there’s some cool functions in there, turns out =)

Check out the video above to see how to use Snapshots and the History Brush to make some great edits using a single layer. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 219- Adobe Illustrator “Reset Bounding Box”

Reset Bounding box in Adobe Illustrator is a feature that’s been around for a LONG time.

It’s not a feature you’re going to use everyday, but it’s good to know where to find it just in case. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 209- Adobe Illustrator “GPU Performance”

I’m starting to dip into the new features for Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.

I’m glad we’re able to get some help from the GPU now but Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 177 – Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 “Show on Rectangle Creation”

Show on Rectangle Creation is a setting that works with your Live Shapes.

Now that rectangles and rounded rectangles are live and can be modified via the Transform Panel, Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 172 – Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 “Apply Effect at Canvas Bounds”

I’m a little embarrassed at how excited I am for such a small feature that most folks are going to overlook =D

I think it just bugged me that selections didn’t work this way and my brains thought it should =P Continue reading