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Applying perspective without the Vanishing Point Filter

November 20, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

The last tutorial I wrote for the psdtuts.com was about how to mock up a business card using the Vanishing Point Filter in Photoshop. However some people asked me how they could do that without using that filter, or using other tools like...

Using the Vanish Point Filter tutorial

November 19, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

My latest Photoshop tutorial is available at psdtuts.com and it’s about using the Vanish Point Filter to mockup a business card. There are many instances when you will want to simulate or mock up how a design would look printe

Amazing fire in Photoshop

November 14, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

Most of you know that I have written some tutorials on how to create smoke using Photoshop. Last weekend I took sometime and tried to come up with a nice and easy way to create fire in Photoshop. There are lots of good tutorials on the...

Creating a Stunning Digital Smoke Effect

November 05, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

My very first tutorial for the PSDTUTS.com has been published. It is, again, about how to create a digital smoke in Photoshop.

Leopard's Aurora Borealis wallpaper in GIMP

October 26, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

Finally Apple will release their new OS called Leopard . One of the things I like the most with Apple, and probably everybody loves too, is that they always release tons of beautiful stuff. From the package box to the t-shirt. Yeah there...

Filter and blending effects in Pixelmator

September 26, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

After a week on vacations, I’m back and lots of things happened while I was off. One of the coolest things was that the Pixelmator was released and everybody can get it for 59 dollars, that is a really affordable price. However the sad...

Water drops in photoshop in 5 minutes

August 24, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

A couple of days ago while I was reading a magazine I saw a pretty cool soda ad where they used a lot of water drops in its design. It was excellent and I thought that I could create the same effect in Photoshop using the layer styles. The...

Gimp Galaxy

July 26, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

I’ve been using Photoshop for a long time, I think it’s the best tool for manipulating images and creating all sorts of effects.

Leopard Starburst effect in Photoshop

June 12, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

Here we are, in June, another WWDC with Steve Jobs and lots of cool stuff. This time what impressed me the most was the new Mac OS X, called Leopard.

Displace filter with vector effects

May 16, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

After one month traveling I’m back and trying to get back to my routine. First of all, I’d like to thank all comments and emails about the blog and the tutorials. Now talking about Photoshop, I started using the new CS3 programs on my mac...

Vector effects

April 11, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

Last week I had posted an article about Photoshop Masters, it was really good to see their works and how they used the tool to achieve those amazing effects. I really like the style of some guys there, particularly Adhemas Baptista ,...

Magic lighting effect in Photoshop

March 28, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

Since my last article on how to create smoke generated lots of traffic, I decided to write another one on some of the photoshop effects. Although I use Photoshop on a daily basis, I am by no means a photoshop expert. Well what I want to...

Creating Smoke

March 21, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

Some time ago I had posted an article showing how to create a smoke effect in photoshop, and to achieve that I used a photo of smoke and some photoshop filters. However, some people had said at the time that I should have done the smoke as...

The Abduweedget: creating a dashboard widget

January 11, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

After a busy week, with a lot of things happening, Apple and their iPhone , the tons of gadgets and hi-def stuff at CES, see, it was almost impossible to be up to date with all of that.

Creating a web 2.0 blog - part 2

January 04, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

Here we go again, continuing the creation of my brother's blog, Blackbelt. Fixing some design issues and creating the XHTML and CSS template...

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