Long Shadow Icon Design


In this tutorial I will take you through the process of creating the long shadow effect. This could be done on a logo or text. The long shadow effect is usually seen in “Flat Design” which is a style that removes any effect that gives three-dimensions to an illustration, such as gradients, textures and bevels. Flat design focuses on […]

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Cinematic Color Grading (Movie Look Effect) in Photoshop


In this tutorial I will show you how to apply the cinematic effect to your photographs. The cinematic effect that we’re going for is the teal-orange look, which is a typical movie effect in action movies. This effect gives the dark shades of your image a cool teal tone, while the light shades take a warm orange […]

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Jurassic World Movie Poster In Photoshop


In this tutorial I’ll show you how you can recreate the Jurassic World teaser movie poster using only Photoshop. I will not use images to create the textures in this project. The entire poster will be created using nothing more than vector shapes, pattern fills, filters, layer styles, and adjustment layers.

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Presentation at The Adobe Headquarters for The Creative Cloud User Group of San Jose


I recently had the pleasure of presenting for the Creative Cloud User Group of San Jose, at Adobe HQ. This is a user group managed by my friend, Sally Cox, who was the person that invited me to speak. I had an amazing time and I was really happy to see all the support I had from people […]

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The Mockingjay Movie Poster Photoshop Tutorial


In this tutorial we’re going to recreate the Mockingjay movie poster. We’ll use 3D in Photoshop to create the wings and the ring, and to create the fire we’ll use the Flame generator.

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