Archive for February, 2006

Perspective Shadow – Photoshop Tutorial

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

With this tutorial I am going to show you how to add shadows with perspective to shapes, text and isolated objects. There are a lot of ways to achieve this, but this is in my opinion the easiest and fastest way (probably one step shorter than the second fastest )
For this tutorial I [...]

IstockPhoto joins Getty Images

Friday, February 10th, 2006

Istockphoto announced yesterday that they have reached an agreement with Getty Images and is now part of the Getty Images family. According to the reports Getty paid 50 Million $ to acquire IstockPhoto. I have mentioned IstockPhoto before in my Cheap Stock Photography post, but here is a small presentation. IstockPhoto was the pioneer [...]

Adobe Proxy Volume 2

Thursday, February 9th, 2006

Adobe has released the first issue of the second Volume of Proxy, Adobe’s free quarterly interactive design publication. You can find it and download it at Adobe’s Proxy site. At Proxy’s site you can also find and download the four issues of Volume 1.
This latest issue includes a Photoshop Vanishing Point filter tutorial, an interview [...]

Create layers from Layer Styles

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

The people over at CreativeBits have posted an extremely useful Photoshop tip. They explain how you can create layers from layer styles. This technique allows you to modify layer styles in ways that are not available in the Layer Styles menu, like for example applying a filter only to the layer style and not [...]

Photoshop tops wishlist of linux users

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

In a poll conducted by Novel, asking which is the program most Linux users want to see ported from Windows/MacOS, Photoshop ranks number one. The top five applications after a month of voting are
1. Photoshop
2. Autocad
3. Dreamweaver
4. iTunes
5. Macromedia Studio
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