#WacomWed wk.17 “Pig” in Adobe Illustrator CC

I’ve been doing the previous Wacom Wednesdays on my MacBook Pro. This is my first week trying out my new DELL workstation.

Dynamic Sketch by Astute Graphics
“Vector Pig Drawing”

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N.S.L: WEEK 76 – Adobe After Effects CS6: 1st try Text Animation

This is a whole new world! I’m definetly in the production side of Adobe=D Even the keyboard shortcuts are VERY different but some what related. It’s understandable, Web family has a different set too. I’ve mainly been in the Design apps so I thought it would take some getting use to. Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 66 – Adobe Photoshop CS6: Text Effects

I wasn’t sure which direction to go with my studies this week until I got the bright idea to study something I actually enjoy, TEXT EFFECTS! Here’s what I came up with in Adobe Photoshop CS6:

Gray text "Black and White"

Masking text in Adobe Photoshop CS6

If you want to see how I made the piece above, read it here–> Just For Fun 02102013


Fat Chance Crew title card

Type Poster – Fat Chance Crew
All vector shapes in Photoshop CS6 and I added a lighting effect

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N.S.L: WEEK 62 – Adobe Photoshop CS6: Save For Web

Sebastian Bleak Abstract Shapes

Example of a web graphic made using the “Save for Web” dialog box.

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N.S.L: WEEK 55 – Adobe Illustrator CS6 and Edge 6.1 Preview Web Animation


P40 Mustang done in Adobe Illustrator CS6

I spent some time building this guy in Adobe Illustrator. Now it’s ready to be brought to life in Adobe Edge 6.1

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N.S.L: WEEK 48 – #Adobe #Illustrator #CS5 Perspective Grid Tool

Sometimes I’d accidentally choose the Perspective Grid Tool, freak out, then have the hardest time trying to make the grid go away =D

Glass Cube in Adobe Illustrator CS5 using the Perspective Grid Tool

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N.S.L: WEEK 47 – #Adobe #Illustrator #CS5 Bristle Brushes

This is my first time trying out the Bristle Brushes in Adobe Illustrator using a Wacom tablet:

I made like 5 different brushes for this and practiced keeping track of them all in my brushes panel.

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