Photoshop Workbench!

I’m very happy to finally announce that I’m starting a new column in Photoshop User Magazine (kelbyone.com): Photoshop Workbench! Join me as I put Photoshop tools up on the workbench and tinker with their innards, figuring out how to use them and sometimes finding something new. Whenever possible, I’ll set up experiments that you can…

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Using Wacom’s Art Brush

I recently recorded a short video using Wacom‘s Art Brush with my Intuos Pro. This one takes you through the initial effect and finishes with some painting that takes advantage of brush rotation in Photoshop CC.

Whatcha think? http://youtu.be/eIow5i1PpPs

ADIM14 in the Bag!

I’m still processing a bit, but I just had to get some thoughts down on my recent trip to Boulder, Co for ADIM14. Lead by Russell Brown, this event is “off the hook”, if I may quote Wacom’s Wes Maggio. I had no idea what to expect going in, and now I can’t believe it’s…

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Design quote

“A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Free Webinar

Want some craziness on your Tuesday? Wacom is hosting a webinar with me on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014. This completely free event takes material from my latest book, The Hidden Power of Adjustment Layers and wraps it in experimental methods. Grab your goggles and stylus, and join me! Just register using the link below.

http://community.wacom.com/en/learning/online-events/the-hidden-power-of-adjustment-layers

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Too techy!!

Recently, the reviews on my last book have been a little disappointing. The chief criticism is that it’s too technical in nature. While I do not want to alienate any potential readers, I do feel it’s an author’s obligation to appropriate define a target audience and meet the needs of that audience. I specifically chose…

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Pay It Forward with your Art!

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The Hidden Power of Adjustment Layers

My 2nd solo book is out from Adobe Press. I took a good look at the criticism and feedback from The Hidden Power of Blend Modes, and tried to incorporate what I learned from that book. This new title stretches out a bit, adding more text and explanation to the techniques, so there are fewer total recipes but each one is broader in scope.

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