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Hot Chick on a Muscle Car

March 03, 2008 from sean's blog

In this tutorial we'll fuse an image of a Muscle Car and an image of a Hot Chick into one cool retro postcard design. Learn some brush, texture, and layer techniques to create a classic image everyone wants to get ahold of...

Sparkling Hot Girl in Photoshop

February 22, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

I’ve seen some very nice images mixing photos with light effects and sparks. If you go to flickr in those Photoshop and Graphic Design groups you will see images with this effect. There’s a designer, I think he's Brazilian, who has...

New tutorial: MSNBC header effect

February 20, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

Today I saw that the guys at PSDTUTS.com published another tutorial I wrote, Reader Request: MSNBC Style Effect . It's a really nice effect and very easy to do too. One of the coolest thing in this effect is that you can use it to...

Create an amazing widget for your blog

February 18, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

Last December I was working on a cool project, the web design for a brazilian online job board. It was a very pleasant project to work on mainly because we had total freedom to create and suggest features.

Aurora Borealis Effect in Pixelmator (Win a Pixelmator Copy)

February 10, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

A while ago I had the opportunity to be a Pixelmator beta tester, and let me tell you, it sure has been a fun experience. Pixelmator is now on its 1.1.2 version with new features such as the Quark Composer Filter that uses the same image...

Icon Design Explained (Quickly)

February 08, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

Jon and Leigh Hicks from Hicksdesign bring us a cool, quick slide show explanation of how to do design a icon. And if you don't know them, they actually designed the Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbid logos. These dudes are really good...

Creating a crazy cool logo

January 24, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

I’m a huge fan of typography and logo design, even though I havent worked on too many logo design projects I had the opportunity to express my love on a few, but at the same time, very pleasant ID projects. One of them was in 2005 for a...

100 Photoshop Tutorials (for Creating Beautiful Art)

January 22, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

If you know the right places to look at, you can just find any kind of tutorial. Love art, painting and all that?

Apple Air Banner in Fireworks

January 15, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

I’ve always been a huge Apple fanboy, I love the attention to the details and the importance Steve Jobs and his team have given to the design above all. With the new Macbook Air is not different. It’s just incredibly thin and very...

Amazing Photoshop light effect in 10 Steps

January 08, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

Last year I had written a tutorial showing how to create some lighting effects in Photoshop, it was called Magic Lighting Effects . A lot of people liked it, but some people still have some questions on how to achieve that effect. When I...

Stylish Clouds in Photoshop

January 01, 2008 from abduzeedo's blog

Back from the New Year’s eve, I bit of hangover, I’d like to wish you all an excellent 2008. And celebrating the new year I created this new image that I will write a tutorial showing how to create clouds in Photoshop. They are not simply...

Christmas wallpaper design in photoshop

November 27, 2007 from abduzeedo's blog

December is here, another year is ending and nothing better than creating a Christmas desktop wallpaper using Photoshop to celebrate that right? Well, maybe not. Anyways I created this image using paths, the brush engine and layer styles...

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...

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