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Strive To Be Your Best – Text and Image

Strive To Be Your Best - Text and Image

Software: Photoshop CC

Tutorial:  Image Inside Text with a Twist from How to Create BADA$$ Effects in Photoshop

I saw this Book for sale for 40% off – How could I resist?

I found this image quick and easy to do – but there a few tips in the tutorial I would have missed if I had tried to do this image without the tutorial. So it was educational.

 

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Eclipse

Eclipse-2

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC

Tutorial: Blue LightingTV YouTube Channel

As seen on some of my other postings, I love doing space based images. So when Blue Lighting posted a tutorial on creating an eclipse image, I guess I could not say no.

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Posted by on August 19, 2015 in Science Poster

 

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Tattoo stye bird

tatoo-bird

Software: Adobe Illustrator CC

Tutorial: Spoon Graphics Blog

Once again, I have chosen an image that was created in Adobe Illustrator, even though my natural instinct would be to create the outline in Illustrator and do the texture in Photoshop. One of the most interesting parts of the image is the texture is masked to the bird shape. Masking in Photoshop is second nature to me, but until this tutorial I had never done it in Illustrator. In fact, although I knew it was possible to do masking in Illustrator, I was not 100% sure how to do it. I guess that is there important part of a tutorial, learning new techniques.

 
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Posted by on June 16, 2015 in Digital Image

 

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Haunted House

Haunted House

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS CC

Tutorial: www.photoshoptutorials.ws

Halloween is over for 2014 (actually Christmas and New Year’s are also over), but a haunted house image never truly goes out of style (except for birthday and Christmas cards).

This image was a fun exercise in image editing and layer styles and adjustment layers.

 
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Posted by on February 16, 2015 in Digital Image

 

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Luna

lunar-image

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS 5.1, Adobe Illustrator CS 5.1

Tutorial: Spoon Graphics Blog

From the number of space images I have created, I guess I have a love of space and it exploration. This image is a bit different in it is not trying to be scientifically accurate, it has a bit of a romantic feel to it. I have to admit that the colour pallet reminds me of the work David Blackwood (see http://www.davidblackwood.com/).

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Posted by on January 6, 2014 in Digital Image, Science Poster

 

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Puppet Lady

puppet_lady

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS 5.1

Tutorial: PDS Fan

This surreal image of a puppet lady was originally supposed to be done for around Halloween, but life got busy and I just got around to doing this image. The image has a surreal / gothic look to it, but some how I feel this would be the type of image that would be created/used by Tim Burton (maybe Corpse Bride, Alice in Wonderland or Big Fish).

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Posted by on December 2, 2013 in Digital Image

 

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Candle Light

candle-light

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS 5.1

Tutorial: psdbox.com

This is very much an image that is created by layer styles and adjustment layers. In fact there are ten different adjustment layer in this image, but this is how an late evening image of the mountains and sky, a foreground image dry lake bed taken in early evening and an image of a model taken in a studio can be brought together to create a unified image.

 
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Posted by on November 13, 2013 in Digital Image

 

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