NSL WEEK 315- Adobe Photoshop “Smart Object Layer Comps”

Workflow stuff!!! If you place a Smart Object, you can cycle through your Layer Comps (Properties Panel) for quick changes in Adobe Photoshop.

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NSL WEEK 232- Adobe Photoshop “Library Linked Smart Objects”

You can create assets in Photoshop or Illustrator, save them as Library-Linked Assets and use them in other projects in the Creative Cloud.

Here I’m going to use artwork created in Adobe Illustrator and bring it into Photoshop as a library-linked asset smart object. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 216- Adobe Photoshop “Smart Object Resolution Pt.1”

I’m always working with Smart Objects in Adobe Photoshop but for my students, it takes some convincing. I hope this video illustrates some of the power in this feature.

For part 1 we’re looking at how Smart Objects can really save us even when we think the document is a “low-res file”.  Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 84 – Adobe Photoshop CS6: Adding Focus and Artistic Composition

Adding “Visual Interest” to some shots I took for HDR. I wanted to study different ways to add focus to my subject in my pieces. This Never Stop Learning session is making me look at my images differently… in a GOOD way =D

HDR Lemon in Adobe Photoshop CS6
Adding focus to my subject

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Just 4 Fun: 02102013 Adobe Photoshop- Text Effects

In a comment, someone said it would be nice to see a tutorial on a piece I created for NSL week 66 called “Gray”. On this post I’ll show you screen shots of my work and hopefully you’ll be able to try it out based off that.

Black and White Text layout

Text Layout

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