Superheroes
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Superheroes

A time-lapse on a piece of art with my kiddos looking stoic and over-important. Made it for my wife for Mother's Day to replace an old piece we had hanging up in the basement.

Let's Make Art  |  June 30, 2020
Understanding Healing, Patching, And Cloning
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Understanding Healing, Patching, And Cloning

In this episode, I cover the difference between healing, patching, and cloning, and how they relate to the size of your edits.

Essential Training  |  June 09, 2020
How Simple Ratios Dictate Your Preferences
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How Simple Ratios Dictate Your Preferences

In this lecture I attempt to draw connections through many different concepts and disciplines in a detailed breakdown of how everything we subjectively like as a culture can be objectively measured and broken down into numbers. This is the first part of a multi-part series which attempts to explain why we like what we like, and what designers can do with that knowledge. Part 2 aims to be about why everything in part 1 is true, and Part 3 will focus on examples for how to implement these findings in your designs.

Lecture  |  June 09, 2020
The Surprising Simplicity of Ratios In Effective Design
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The Surprising Simplicity of Ratios In Effective Design

In this lecture I attempt to draw connections through many different concepts and disciplines in a detailed breakdown of how everything we subjectively like as a culture can be objectively measured and broken down into numbers. This is part 3 which elaborates on how simple ratios can be seen and utilized in graphic design as a short cut to effective layouts and color choices.

Lecture  |  June 09, 2020
Adding Drama To Fake Shadows In Assets
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Adding Drama To Fake Shadows In Assets

In this tutorial I cover how to use layer masks to up the realism in your fake shadows.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Using Channels To Make Quick Mask Selections
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Using Channels To Make Quick Mask Selections

In this tutorial I cover how to use existing channels to quickly make selections in Photoshop.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Using Puppet Warp to Make More Convincing Shadows
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Using Puppet Warp to Make More Convincing Shadows

In this tutorial I cover how to use the puppet warp effect to make more convincing shadows on your assets.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Using Lens Blur To Refocus A Photo
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Using Lens Blur To Refocus A Photo

In this tutorial I cover how to use the lens blur option to refocus a photo after it had been taken.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Using Transform Selection To Adjust Fine Selections
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Using Transform Selection To Adjust Fine Selections

In this tutorial I cover a lesser used option in Photoshop to adjust your selections before editing.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
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