Category: Tutorials


Saving Graphic Styles in Illustrator

In this video we build upon yesterday’s tutorial by showing you how to save your newly created graphic styles as a graphic style library in Adobe Illustrator. This is a great way to make your styles available in all of your future projects.


Scribble Effects in Adobe Illustrator

In this video I walk you step-by-step through the process of creating a cool scribble effect in Adobe Illustrator… But it doesn’t stop there! After we create the effect I’ll show you how to turn it into a graphic style that you can save and use in any project you want.


Double Strokes in Adobe Illustrator

One of the most common questions I get about typography or anything design related really, is how to add a double stroke to an object in Photoshop or Illustrator. Well, Photoshop is a different story, but in Illustrator it’s super easy and in this tutorial I walk you step-by-step through using the appearance panel to


Fake HDR in Adobe Lightroom

Since I’ve been exploring the world of HDR there have been a few people asking how to get an HDR-like effect on their images without having to use a DSLR to bracket exposures or buying a program like Photomatix Pro… Well, in this tutorial I show you how to create fake HDR using Adobe Lightroom


Selective Sharpening in Photoshop

In this video I show you how to utilize a technique that I call “Selective Sharpening” using unsharp mask and a little layer masking magic inside of Adobe Photoshop.


Auto Bracketing Exposures (Canon)

Recently I’ve been posting several HDR photos across the web and, to say the least, people have be intrigued as to how I’m shooting them and how I’m processing them. Well, earlier this week I posted a video on exactly how I process an HDR shot, so today I thought I’d give you a little


Processing HDR Photos

As I continue to go further down the rabbit hole of HDR photography, there have been a lot of people asking me exactly how I process my images and what tools I use to produce them. In this video I walk you step-by-step through my workflow of processing an HDR image. Of course you do


Multi-Layer Opacity in Photoshop CS5

Here’s another quick tip on changing the opacity value of multiple layers… Note, this ONLY works in CS5!


Converting Text in Photoshop

Here’s a great little video tip on how to instantly convert point text to paragraph text and vice versa in Photoshop… Enjoy!