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7/50 Disabling Photoshop’s Properties Panel from Auto Showing on Shape Creation

Jul 22, 2014 1:07 PM
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In Photoshop CC, adding a Rectangle, Rounded Rectangle and/or Ellipse shape layer (using the Shape tools) automatically displays the Properties panel making it easier to access the “Live Shape” Properties. But sometimes I find that having the Properties panel automatically popping out from it’s iconic view can be distracting. To stop this “auto-reveal” behavior, from the Properties […] (translate)

6/50 – Re-Editable Rounded Rectangles in Photoshop CC (Live Shapes)

Jul 21, 2014 1:21 PM
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Photoshop CC has the ability to create “live shapes” (or re-editable) with rounded corners using the Rectangle, Rounded Rectangle and/or Ellipse Shape tools. To do so, drag out the desired rectangle, then use the Properties panel to round the corners (use the link icon to round them all at once, or each one independently). And, […] (translate)

Free Metal Grid Patterns

Jul 20, 2014 5:33 AM
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Today I have to share Metal Grid backgrounds/patterns. There are 4  patterns saved as a PSD file with dimensions 3000x3000px. You can use Layer Comps to quick preview patterns and Generator to export or save them on your hard drive. Do not forget to use Layer Comps to quick swap patterns if you plan to use them as part of the composition. The entire package is created using my best plugin friend: Filter Forge. Use files in personal and commercial projects without any limitation as and everything else listed in freebies section and published on my site Photoshop Plus > (translate)

5/50 – Using Path Blur to Add Motion Blur Effects Along a Path in Photoshop CC

Jul 18, 2014 1:21 PM
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The new Path blur filter enables blurring along a motion path. The video below demonstrates how to choose the direction and speed of the blur, refine tapering and even distort the shape of the blur to add artistic effects. You’ll also see how to add more than one path for additional control of the motion. […] (translate)

Photoshop Camera Raw 8.6 on Adobe Labs

Jul 17, 2014 10:52 PM
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Photoshop Camera Raw 8.6 for CC and CC 2014 and Photoshop Camera Raw 8.6 for CS6 release candidates are now available on Adobe Labs, with new camera and lens profile support for Camera Raw plug-in users. Learn more about Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw 8.6 for CC release candidate Download Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw 8.6 release candidate Learn more […] (translate)

4/50 – How to Add Realistic Spinning Motion Blur Effects using Spin Blur in Photoshop CC

Jul 17, 2014 1:20 PM
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The new Spin Blur filter creates non-destructive, realistic, motion effects including the ability to spin an object at variable angles, as well emulate traditional strobe effects (including the ability to define the strength, number of flashes and duration). This video will show you how: Tip: Command + Option -drag (Mac) | Control + Alt -drag […] (translate)

3/50 -Applying Non-destructive Field, Tilt & Iris Blur Filters in Photoshop CC

Jul 16, 2014 1:21 PM
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Similar to the Liquify filter, the Field, Tilt and Iris Blur Filters can now be applied as Smart Filters in Photoshop CC. The benefit of applying the Blurs as a Smart Filters is that as a result, the manipulations are nondestructive. Not only can you re-edit the filters at any time, but you have access […] (translate)

How to Save Time With Smart Objects and Layer Comps in Photoshop CC 2014

Jul 16, 2014 4:28 AM
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In this post I will focus on how to use Smart Objects and Layer Comps in Photoshop CC 2014. Although explanation and screenshots in this tutorial are toward web designers who are creating wireframes, mockups and visual designs in Photoshop, you can use same technique for just any project.How to prepare and use Layer Comps with Smart ObjectsLinked Smart Objects are one of the coolest features in Photoshop CC. With 2014 Release we have one extra and an extremely useful option: to choose Layer Comp which will be displayed for Linked/Embedded Smart Object.To start using this wonderful feature you need (translate)

2/50 – Making Nondestructive Adjustments using Liquify in Photoshop CC

Jul 15, 2014 12:48 PM
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The Photoshop team has made a significant number of enhancements to the Liguify feature over the years. In Photoshop CS6, they added larger brushes, faster performance (buy doing the calculations on the GPU instead of the CPU) and the ability to load the last created Mesh (so that you can apply it to multiple layers […] (translate)

Julieanne’s Top 50 Features in Photoshop CC – 1/50 – Refinements to the Crop Tool

Jul 14, 2014 1:20 PM
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Since Adobe’s transition to Creative Cloud, Photoshop has delivered 5 major updates containing dozens of new tools, feature enhancements, and productivity improvements. Looking back at the content that I’ve created during this time, I realize that I had done a very poor job of naming the tips, tricks and tutorials that I’ve posted (for example, […] (translate)

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