by Jessica Johnson, Adobe Create This set of free color-blending brushes, by Jessica Johnson of Creators Couture, takes advantage of Adobe Photoshop’s Pattern Stamp tool and allows Photoshop users of any skill level to turn a photographic image into creative and unique digital artwork. You simply grab a brush, start painting, and watch the magic unfold. Download the […]Read more "Free Photoshop Brushes: Impressionist Set by Creators Couture"
by Adobe The Adobe Education Exchange is the free learning platform and community, designed by educators for educators, to ignite creativity in the classroom. Created by educators for educators, the Adobe Education Exchange is a free learning platform offering instant access to professional development, teaching materials, and other tools designed to ignite creativity in the […]Read more "ADOBE EDUCATION EXCHANGE: Free Professional Development and Resources"
by Larry Jordan Create a Hold Frame: A Sneaky Tip to Extend Your Video Software: Apple FCP X Sometimes there are instances when you need a bit more video in your project but there are not enough handles on a particular clip to give you what you need. If the video is stationary at the […]Read more "Larry Jordan’s Tip of the Day"
by Pro Design Tools Over the years, we’ve put together a large collection of free Adobe books that we share with our readers here… This extensive set of helpful, no-cost books has now grown to over 30 different titles that you can legally download and use royalty-free, forever. These books cover many different Adobe products – but up until […]Read more "Get A Free Book on Digital Photography with Adobe Tools"
by ProDesign Tools Some folks think it might be a good idea to try to save a few bucks and buy Adobe software off of eBay, Craigslist, Amazon Marketplace, or from any vendor or seller who is unfamiliar. It could be Creative Cloud, CS6, Photoshop, Lightroom, Acrobat, Elements, or any other title – in a retail, student, full or […]Read more "Why Not Buy Adobe Software on eBay, Craigslist or Amazon?"
by ProDesign Tools Are you able to make it to MAX this year? MAX will be returning to Los Angeles, California, on November 4–6, 2019. If you’re not able too make it, no worries – believe it or not, you can still tap into many of the best resources from the comfort of your own laptop, tablet, or […]Read more "132 Hours of Courses and Sessions Online – Free!"
by Joe Cavazos Joe Cavazos stretches the limits of his compositions with a technique he calls “circular pixel stretch.” See how he creates this look using selections and Polar Coordinates in Adobe Photoshop. Take a one-minute look at Cavazos’s process in this video; the steps are written out below. BEFORE YOU START Use this sample file if you’d […]Read more "One Minute Tut: How to Make a Stretch Effect in Adobe Photoshop"
by Adobe, Kendall Plant The web is all about motion these days, so GIFs are ubiquitous. Adding motion to an image can help it tell a more complex story—and Adobe Photoshop makes creating GIFs easy. See how designer and content creator Kendall Plant gives new life to one of her sketches by turning it into a GIF. […]Read more "HOW TO MAKE AN ANIMATED GIF IN ADOBE PHOTOSHOP"
by Larry Jordan Adobe Premiere Pro CC supports four codecs for HDR output: H.264 HEVC JPEG 2000 XAVC-Intra However, there’s nothing online about HOW to export these and retain the high dynamic range images. Recently, in talking with Adobe, I discovered they have an unpublished guide to exporting and compressing HDR media. I was given permission to […]Read more "Adobe Premiere Pro CC: HDR Compression Guide"
by Larry Jordan With the release of macOS Mojave (10.14), Apple is continuing its conversion to 64-bit applications that it first began many years ago. In the next major version of macOS after Mojave, this conversion will affect media which relies on older 32-bit codecs. We are all used to applications which may not be compatible […]Read more "Don’t Lose Access to Older Media in macOS"