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Road to Recovery

Maybe its a bit cliche, but its fun imagery. We wanted recovery to be right around the corner, or just over that hill. Once a good stock image of a roadway was found I constructed the road sign in PhotoShop to make the scene. Pretty straight forward but a fun use of smart objects and […]

January 5, 2008 | Digital Composition & Illustration | Comments Off on Road to Recovery

Side Scrolling in Adobe – keep your hands on the keyboard

Scrolling up and down is easy. If you have a scroll wheel mouse or a laptop with trackpad scrolling abilities then vertical scrolling is a piece of cake. If you have a PowerBook/MacBook or a Mighty Mouse then side scrolling is easy too – simply drag two fingers or roll that little ball left or […]

June 30, 2006 | Computers | 6 comments

Nokia Cellphone Wallpaper Format

It may seem trivial to some but I spent some time tonight figuring out the best file format to use when making a wallpaper for a Nokia phone that’s running the Symbian OS. I noticed artifacts on my first attempt and just couldn’t have any of that. The image needed to be smooth like I […]

January 5, 2006 | Computers | 5 comments


December 15, 2005 | Photography | 1 comment

Keep that shadow!

If you’ve ever had to do composite work in Photoshop you’ve no doubt ran into having to use a photo of an object that has a shadow on it. I get this frequently – companies will do nice cut outs of their products and put them on white backgrounds but then throw a drop shadow […]

September 25, 2005 | Photoshop | 19 comments

Converting Color Images to Grayscale

This is an old technique but one that I think far too few people know about. The process of converting color images to grayscale is not as easy as simply selecting grayscale from PhotoShop’s Image > Mode menu. Changing to grayscale by that method compresses the image’s natural balance, and even if the natural balance […]

June 26, 2005 | Photoshop | 3 comments