I was recently asked to create a Powerpoint template for someone and soon realised that with a few Photoshop techniques creating, editing and creating individual assets was a breeze. To
Eric’s background in video editing with Adobe Premier led to his interest, and then obsession, with Photoshop. Starting TipSquirrel.com as a hobby he is proud to have gathered together and be a part of The Photoshop Nuts.
Known as only “TipSquirrel” for two years, Eric ‘went public’ when he was a finalist in The Next Adobe Photoshop Evangelist competition. He’s also been a finalist in Deke’s Techniques Photoshop Challenge.
While still taking on some freelance work, Eric has recently become a Lecturer at Peterborough’s Media and Journalism Centre where he enjoys sharing his knowledge as well as learning new skills. This realisation that he loves to teach has made Eric look at altering his career path.
It used to be that, if you wanted to use Photoshop for 3D images you’d need to invest in Photoshop Extended. Now however, 3D capabilities comes as standard but that doesn’t
Adding a star rating to an image is a quick way to quickly sort through your images. Each image can be given 1 to 5 stars, but what’s your system,
In this video, I take you through how to add a ground plane to a 3D image in Photoshop. This is helpful if you want to add a 3D element
Conditional Actions have been available in Photoshop for a few versions and can save a great deal of time. The idea is that you can create a single action
LUTs or Look Up Tables are a great way to add a constant colour theme to your footage in Premiere Pro. If you’re already familiar with Photoshop then it may
A triptych is three images that share a common theme displayed as a single piece. In this video I’ll be making the simplest form of this by displaying three images
Creative Cloud has a plethora of added extras and there maybe one or two you miss, or forget from time to time. Adobe Market is one of those I forget,
Adobe Capture had an update recently and one of the great additions was the ability to capture and create repeating patterns that are synchronised to the Creative Cloud Libraries, and
I love fonts (is fontaholic a thing?) and have always wanted to create my own. The difficulty is getting what I want from paper to computer in a method and
There are times when, at the very outset of editing, you’ll know the dimensions of the image you want to create. In this post we’ll take a look at the
I recently wanted to put an image on some wood in photoshop, but wanted it to look like it had a border. I looked for Photoshop brushes and they all
Photoshop Mix is part of the Adobe CC mobile apps collection and allows you to make edits away from the desk. in this post I’ll be using Mix to replace
Previously Photoshop had two strands, Photoshop and Photoshop Extended. The Extended version had added 3D and video capabilities. Photoshop CC however, by default, comes with video editing capabilities and 3D.
Naming your images on import is good practice but theres times when youd like to rename a batch of images after import, maybe youve whittled down the images and would
I recently attended an Adobe event and saw Rufus Deuchler presenting about mobile apps. As interesting as this talk was I was transfixed by the presentation he was giving because
Theres plenty to shout about with Adobe Lightroom and if you take a lot of images it really is the way to go. For some, especially those thatve been using
If youre shooting in a studio for compositing with Photoshop then you may be using a grey or green backdrop. I was spending a long time making masks until I
A little while ago Adobe acquired the stock image website Fotolia and integration with the Creative Cloud was inevitable, but just how easy is it to get images from Adobe
Inspired by the cover image of Rich Harringtons recent post An In-Depth Look at Selling, Budgeting, and Planning Video Projects in this tutorial Ill be looking at how to take
When you drag and drop an image into Photoshop you’ll notice that it is changed into a Smart Object. This means that the image can be made bigger and smaller