Archive for January, 2006

Contrast Mask Photoshop Tutorial

Saturday, January 7th, 2006

Contrast masking is a technique used to correct photos that because of the high dynamic range some of it’s areas appear underexposed while the rest of the image appears overexposed. With this technique we are able to reveal details both from the underexposed areas and the overexposed areas. This technique isn’t something new, traditional photographers [...]

Photoshop Brushes

Friday, January 6th, 2006

I have created three small Photoshop brush sets to share with you. This is the first time I am creating any brushes to share, until now I would only create a brush if I needed it for a specific project. These sets are
1. Airplanes
2. Hand signs
3. Twirls
You can find the brushes here
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Drawing a gift tag

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

With this tutorial I am going to show you how to draw a gift tag like the one below. Of course this tutorial isn’t going to teach you something that you are going to use everyday, but I believe it’s useful because learning to draw simple objects like that is going to help develop your [...]

Free Photoshop Plugins – Cybia

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006

Cybia offers a nice collection of free Photoshop plugins. These plugins are divided in two series, the “Works plugins” which includes 8 different plugins, those are