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Jamaican yellow pages

Jamaican Yellow Pages Controversy… Storm in a Thimble

If you have a problem with the front cover of your copy of the current Jamaican yellow pages directory (dance hall scene) why not just flip it over to the back cover (ska/rocksteady scene) or better still just tear off the front cover. This is a simple solution to a simple problem in my view. The cover is almost literally a flat (two-dimensional) cardboard photo and that disturbs or turns on some of us? Give me a break. Now, though I am trained in music and philosophy and have been a Christian for 49 years I would not venture to do any kind of research at a live dance hall session because I personally could not “plead the blood of Jesus” fervently enough to keep all sections of my anatomy calm. Even then my possible response to the visual stimuli in that setting would be essentially saying much more about…    read more 

Masks

Digital Painting in Photoshop Ep.16 – Masks and Selections

December 23, 2011 |

Digital Painting in Photoshop Ep.16 – Masks and Selections : This tutorial will cover the basics of painting with Masks and Selections, you should look at Episode 11, that covers Line Art before looking at this, so you get a good understanding of what we are doing. 1. Making Lineart/Inks 2. Creating Masks 3. Creating Custom Patterns 4. Laying in Patterns 5. Painting in Selections     Digital Painting in Photoshop Ep.16 – Masks and Selections [sociallocker] [/sociallocker]    

Best Tutorials – April 2011

May 4, 2011 |

April was choc full of some amazing Photoshop tutorials. In this month’s roundup we have chosen some great high quality selections with a wide range of topics, such as abstract typography, surreal Illustrations, Manga Effects, etc. Please take a moment to check them out, have fun learning!! [sociallocker] Design a Conceptual Album Cover in Photoshop In this tutorial you will learn the step-by-step process of creating a conceptual album cover in Photoshop….. Design Abstract Human Manipulation with Milk/Liquid Texture in Photoshop Learn the steps it took to design this Abstract Human Manipulation with Milk Texture and Custom Brushes in Photoshop..… Design a Shattered, Scrappy Metal Text Effect in Photoshop In this tutorial,  you will learn the steps it took to Design a Shattered, Scrappy Metal Text Effect in Photoshop….. Design a Surreal Style Desert Human Stone Statue Manipulation in Photoshop In this tutorial, you will learn the steps it took to Design a…    read more 

Adding Drama to Your Images

January 19, 2011 |

Adding Drama to Your Images: Today we’re going to cover the process I use to add drama to an image. By combining HDR, RAW, and Black and White images together in Photoshop we can achieve some very unique and stunning effects. While not applicable to all instances this technique is a great way to really set your work apart.   Final Image  

How to Design A Magazine Cover in Photoshop

In this tutorial we will learn how to design a magazine cover in Photoshop. I usually design covers using Photoshop and InDesign, but for this tutorial we will be using Photoshop for everything. When you set out to design your own magazine cover you’ll need to pay close attention to details and carefully lay out the artistic aspect of it, working towards a well planned and complete artistic concept. Taking the time to formulate a strong concept is extremely important to the success of the magazine. I will take you through the process of creating a cover and reveal techniques that designers use to make their covers stand out. Final Image   Resources Model Face Handsome – PhotoXpress Stock illustration: Planet – Stock.Xchng Free Vector Barcode Graphics – Airopia Brush Border Pack -27 – Media Melitia     Step 1 Create a new document in Photoshop, 8.5×11 inches, 300dpi (for…    read more 

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