Wacom Webinar

Update! The webinar is now posted to YouTube. What are you doing on August 16th? I’d love to invite you to a special webinar with Wacom. This is a free event, but you have to register. I’ll go over some of the ways I use (and abuse) my Intuos5, and how I’ve integrated Wacom tablets…

On 3D in Photoshop…

After my video went up on the Photoshop Facebook page and YouTube, I got several comments from folks who are underwhelmed by 3D in Photoshop. I figured it was time to discuss this issue in a little detail, and hopefully give a new perspective to this capability. First, let’s look at what Photoshop is not……

More Photoshop 3D stuff – ElectricRain

ElectricRain has been one of my favorite 3D tools for web content (though I rarely have call to use it). Now, they’ve made things even easier with the introduction of Swift3D PS, a plugin for Photoshop CS4 Extended. Here’s why eRain says you need it: Create, bevel and extrude 3D text from any font in…

Cut & Paste Design Competition

Check it out. The Cut & Paste design competition is rolling soon! Over at PhotoshopTechniques.com, we’ve tossed similar ideas around behind the scenes, but for many reasons never went anywhere with it. The whole idea of remixing Photoshop live is really taking off, and I’d really like to see the same concepts applied to things…

Getting bent in AIR

I haven’t been much into scripting or programming lately, choosing instead to focus on visual design and photography. However, the new stuff coming up around visual effects makes it a compelling new arena for creative artists who want to tackle the latest and greatest tools. Aaron Conran has blogged about the new Pixel Bender Explorer…