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Getting Creative with Custom Shapes

Working on a children’s book has given me the opportunity to deeply engage my imagination. Specifically, I’ve been dressing up animals with patterns. Doing so has allowed me to play around with custom shapes, layer styles, and blend modes. The process is incredibly fun! Today, I’d like to share some of the remarkable things I’ve learned using a toy rhinoceros as the subject.

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Action for Removing White Background

With this Remove White Background action, it is easy and quick to extract your drawings and work on your sketches to achieve a completely new look. Take a look at the examples, find inspiration and bring your sketches alive easier without the background.

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CS6 Blur Tools

Using Photoshop CS6 to create selective softening effects using the new on-screen Blur Filters. Mix and match among the three filters for a variety of depth-of-field and tilt-shift effects. Step One: Open Choice Image Open…

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CS6 Vector Tools

Photoshop CS6 public beta preview introduced some great new vector design workflows. This walkthrough will cater to some of those designer and graphic workflow and improvements. Visit Adobe Labs to download your own copy of…

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