Novem… uh… DECEMBER’s give away!

Due to life being OBE (overtaken by events, not, as some of you think out of bodice experience), I managed to miss the drawing for November’s prize: The Filmmaker’s Eye: Learning (and Breaking) the Rules of Cinematic Composition. But not to worry! For December, I have Gustavo’s excellent book AND a copy of The Photographer’s Mind: Creative Thinking for Better Digital Photos. Both of these books are pretty cerebral in that they address perception in creating visuals. Both are outstanding titles, and I’m sure the lucky winners will be quite happy with them. Details on entering after the jump.

Book give-aways!

In October, I offered up a free book from Focal Press to friends on my Facebook fan page. The first winner was Bruce Bicknell of Digital Blue Productions, who will be receiving a copy of 3D in Photoshop: The Ultimate Guide for Creative Professionals by Zorana Gee and Pete Falco. Guess what I’ve got for…

Taking up a challenge…

I received a comment asking about doing a DNA strand in PS CS5 Extended. I thought this would be an interesting challenge, so here’s the result: You can see a larger version here. There is another one in the gallery that illustrates a more simple approach. The first attempt was done using a single Repoussé…